- Sep 19
Between moving into residence halls, learning how to...
Between moving into residence halls, learning how to navigate campus, shopping for classes, saying goodbye to families and getting used to the quirks of college life, it’s been a big week for the 1,719 first-year students who comprise the Class of 2021.
Having ventured to College Hill from 68 countries and 49 states across the U.S. they represent nearly every cultural background, socioeconomic group and religious belief, and they arrive at Brown with distinctive personal histories, perspectives and ambitions.
Despite their many differences, talk to any small group of them, and you’ll inevitably find some common themes: a wide variety of academic interests, an intense love of learning and an authentic desire to make an impact on the world. Here are a few of their stories. #Brown2021