This year, Brown has significantly altered its application essay prompts! Here are the updated Brown Supplemental Application Essay Prompts for the 2023-2024 application season (class of 2024)
Prompt 1: Brown’s Open Curriculum allows students to explore broadly while also diving deeply into their academic pursuits. Tell us about any academic interests that excite you, and how you might pursue them at Brown. (200-250 words)
Prompt 2: Students entering Brown often find that making their home on College Hill naturally invites reflection on where they came from. Share how an aspect of your growing up has inspired or challenged you, and what unique contributions this might allow you to make to the Brown community. (200-250 words)
Prompt 3: Brown students care deeply about their work and the world around them. Students find contentment, satisfaction, and meaning in daily interactions and major discoveries. Whether big or small, mundane or spectacular, tell us about something that brings you joy. (200-250 words)
Prompt 4: Help us get to know you better by reflecting briefly on each of the questions below. We expect that answers will range from a few words to a few sentences at most.
- What three words best describe you? (3 words)
- What is your most meaningful extracurricular commitment, and what would you like us to know about it? (100 words)
- If you could teach a class on any one thing, whether academic or otherwise, what would it be? (100 words)
- In one sentence, Why Brown? (50 words)
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