Are you interested in transferring to Brown University? If so, I applaud you for having a goal to aspire towards. Whether you're majoring in liberal arts or sciences, Brown University is a great school. However, it is an Ivy League school that can be challenging to get into, especially as a transfer student.
To transfer to Brown successfully, you'll have to be one of the very best students at your community college. Since Brown University offers an Ivy League level education, they receive applications from top students from around the world. Unfortunately, they can't accept everyone that deserved to get in, so you have to stand out amongst the competition. The best way to do this at community college is to become a top student.
This is not meant to discourage you from applying to Brown University as a community college transfer student. My goal here is to help you figure out how to get there.
You can learn about how I became a top student at community college in my very own community college guide.
Secondly, you can stand out to the Brown University transfer admissions team by scoring exceptionally well on the SATs. If you haven't done well in the past, you can always retake your SATs will you're in college. Improving your scores will show any Ivy League school that you're serious about transferring and having a successful academic career that will open doors to your future profession.
Next, you're going to need a transfer application that sets you apart from everyone else. Besides a 4.0 GPA in community college and high SAT scores, your transfer admissions essays is going to have a huge impact on your acceptance decision. Make sure that your essay is not just good, but affective.
Lastly, make sure you're pursuing your passion. If you start out in the sciences at Brown University but come to realize that research isn't your thing, it's okay! Maybe, you'll be better suited with a respiratory therapist degree where you can work directly with people. Even once you've been accepted, you're not limited to any specific path. It's never too late to change. But, you'll never know what works for you unless you try it yourself.
So if you want to transfer to an Ivy League university like Brown, you'll take all these tips very seriously and incorporate them into your plan for success. And even if you're not an expert on planning, you can use my community college guide to help you achieve all this.