The benefits of studying at Brown

Did you know?

The annual tuition fees for Brown are over $65,000. Brown is need-aware for international students. This means that students will be evaluated for admission with consideration of the ability of students or parents to pay educational costs.

What is Brown looking for?

Established in 1764, Brown is an Ivy League college situated in Providence, Rhode Island. It attracts students who excel in many areas and wish to continue discovering them. "Brown students want to create and navigate their own intellectual journeys. They possess an intense curiosity and aspire to make an impact".

Each year, thousands of ambitious students apply for a place at Brown, but the competition is notoriously fierce. So, how do you know if you have what it takes to compete? Book a complimentary university strategy meeting with the Crimson team today and find out!


What Admissions Officers are looking for

Top US universities are looking for the leaders and change-makers of tomorrow. As a result, they attract - and seek - well-rounded students who are not only eager to learn but likely to inspire others.

Whilst strong academics are a must, students must also demonstrate extracurricular engagement and clear personal qualities.

In short, good grades are not enough!


Alongside A/A* grades top universities would look for 1500+ SAT / 32+ ACT scores. However good scores alone are not enough to gain you admission!


They want to see evidence of consistent extracurricular engagement in something you're passionate about. They also want to see evidence of leadership; students who take on responsibility and inspire those around them.


This is your opportunity for the Admissions Officer to really get to know you, it's a reflective, creative and personal essay. But, they are more interested in the effect the event had on you than the story itself.

Personal qualities
Personal qualities

Admissions Officers want to ensure that their university is the best fit for both you and them. They are looking for students that will compliment both the classroom dormitory atmosphere.

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Crimson is here to help!

Applying to top universities is a difficult task which is why so many students seek external support.

Each of our programmes are tailored to the student and are delivered by a carefully selected team of mentors who provide focused support with every aspect of the process.

We are proud to say that students who work with us are up to 4x as likely to get into their dream university than those who apply alone.

By speaking to one of our Academic Advisors you can expect:

  • To discuss student/parent goals, as well as how Crimson can support across specific areas of candidacy enhancement
  • Detailed recommendations on which Crimson’s services would be beneficial to consider, including an outline of fees
  • Focused conversation around what to expect from a bespoke Crimson programme
University strategy
University strategy

Multi-year support with application preparation and submission with the help of a personalised roadmap.

Admission test tutoring
Admission test tutoring

One-to-one sessions covering test content, technique and confidence for the best chance of getting a great score.

Essay development
Essay development

Support with essay statement ideation, tone, language and structure as well as multi-draft feedback.

Extracurricular mentoring
Extracurricular mentoring

Extracurricular and leadership project planning, execution and reporting to ensure passion and impact are demonstrated in the application.

Interview preparation
Interview preparation

Coaching on how to answer common questions and communicate a story persuasively.

Financial aid and scholarship strategy
Financial aid and scholarship strategy

Guidance on the options, requirements and help completing necessary paperwork.

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