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Allegheny College

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Your Chances at Allegheny
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Your Chances at Allegheny
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
2,038
2,474
# Admitted
1,299
1,628
% Admitted
63.7%
65.8%
% Overall
64.9%

Students who got into Allegheny:

Tips mention: Interview (2), ACT/SAT (4), Grades (2), Sports/Extracurriculars (1), College Essay (0)
I wrote some stuffApr 10 2009English
I wrote some stuff. Seriously, it was just the basic stuff.
ACT: 26 Female
In general for any school, take a course/get aNov 24 2008Biology
In general for any school, take a course/get a book/cd on taking the SAT/ACT, they will teach you a lot of tricks. Fill out the application as soon as you can and do an interview (make sure you dress nicely for it, the admissions officer who interviewed me still remembered me on move-in because I dressed nicely for the interview). Other than that just work hard.
SAT: 1450 Male
Keep your grades up and be a nice personOct 21 2007Other
Keep your grades up and be a nice person or at least act like a good person. If you are from someplace other than Pittsburgh you probably have a good chance of getting in also because the school is trying to diversify.
ACT: 26 Female
Just appliedFeb 11 2006Biology
Just applied. I had a 1260 SAT, 29 ACT, and was ranked in the top 5% of my class. I was involved in a quite a few leadership positions in high school, which I think helped me get the top trustee's scholarship.
ACT: 29 SAT: 1260 Male
LARGE amounts of extracurricular activities with a decent GPAJun 22 2005Political Science
LARGE amounts of extracurricular activities with a decent GPA. Allegheny students are heavily involved in student life, whether it's politically, athletically, or with community service.
ACT: 28 Male
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