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It’s easy to be intimidated by college acceptance rates these days, especially with Ivy League universities like Brown. So how exactly do you stand out to admission officers for a chance to be one of the lucky 9%? AdmitSee has a database of successful college application files. Each files not only includes essays, but also background, test scores, extracurriculars and advice. If you are applying to Brown, here are 5 essay excerpts to help you with your essay: Elle2020, Class of 2020 “Are you a member of the Amish Mafia?” A classmate once asked after I told her I was Mennonite. “Do you not use electricity?” Another student quickly speculated. “No,” I sighed.   In this instance, as is commonplace, my disclosure was met with looks of puzzlement, and then a response along the lines of, “but you don’t seem like the rest of them.”   Throughout my life, I have heard the whole gamut of possible retorts to the statement of my religion. ACal212, Class of 2019 I have a complex Oedipus complex: it’s quite difficult (impossible, really) to develop and then resolve a rivalry with my father if he does not exist. So, according to Freud, I’ll never …