Every year, sometime in mid-April, nearly 3,000 students log on with nervous excitement and sign off in shock and horror. The Brown Admitted Student Facebook group is a right of passage for prospective College Hill-dwellers, a frightening but ultimately misleading first glimpse at your classmates. These groups are, for the first few months, home to excruciating showmanship, awkward smalltalk, and strange requests. For posterity and humor’s sake, Accepted! 2017 has collected some of the funniest and most cringe-worthy posts from admitted students groups across the country. Check out the submissions culled from Brown’s Class of 2017 group. Some of these might look familiar…
Ratty Vs. V-Dub, 11/25
Ratty: Grilled Vegetables Calzone, Fried Scallop Roll, Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies.
V-Dub: Autumn Bisque, Italian Sausage Sandwich, Mac and Cheese Bar, Sauteed Spinach w/ Garlic, Red Velvet Cupcakes.
Advantage: V-Dub. Mac and Cheese bar ftw!
Ratty: Pasta E Fagioli, Zesty Lemon Chicken Thigh, Pork Chops in Tarragon Mustard, Garlic Bread Sticks, Pineapple Upside Down Cake.
V-Dub: Beef Vegetable Soup, Vegan Fagioli Soup, Shepherd's Pie, Sunny Sprouts, Whole Green Beans, Hot Fudge Pudding Cake.
Advantage: Ratty. Seasoning game strong.