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Amherst College

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at Amherst
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Amherst
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
3,601
4,326
# Admitted
536
596
% Admitted
14.9%
13.8%
% Overall
14.3%

Students who got into Amherst:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (4), Grades (9), Sports/Extracurriculars (1), College Essay (2)
This is a great site to post real reviewsJan 22 2018English
This is a great site to post real reviews and advice to current and potential students. Just remember to be honest and truthful in your reviews!
SAT: 1560 Male
I was a recruited athleteNov 25 2017Economics
I was a recruited athlete. If you can get in through athletics, that's about the only reasonably sure way. To get in through just strong academics is of course possible, but tough. The numbers would have to be exceptionally high.
ACT: 35 Male
You need very high grades and standardized test scoresSep 09 2017Economics
You need very high grades and standardized test scores to even be considered.
ACT: 36 SAT: 1590 Female
You have to have almost straight As in allSep 07 2017Economics
You have to have almost straight As in all Ap classes and score in the top 1% on the ACT or SAT to have a realistic chance. Helps to be good enough to be a recruited athlete.
ACT: 35 SAT: 1580 Male
Amherst is very difficult to get in toAug 04 2016Unknown
Amherst is very difficult to get in to. Almost everyone is a top 1% academic (SAT/ACT/GPA) and has some kind of unique quality that distinguished them from the other many competitive applicants.
ACT: 34 Female
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