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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (16), Grades (18), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (6)
If you want to come here, but you thinkMar 31 2004Communications
If you want to come here, but you think that it is not as prestigous as other schools just tell people that you fell in love with the campus and you knew that it was where you wanted to be. Then when you come here people will be happy for you. Don't tell people it is your back-up school, because that leads to pity, which is not cool.
SAT: 1280 Female
Took the SAT's, was valedictorian of high school class,Sep 07 2003Political Science
Took the SAT's, was valedictorian of high school class, and did a lot of community service. I recommend other students be very involved with as much as possible. If they are, there should be no problem...well grades should be decent too...
SAT: 1100 Male
Write a good essay and have great recommendationsMay 22 2003Business - Management and Administration
Write a good essay and have great recommendations. Also, do well in school. Grades matter more than test scores (SAT/ACT), and so does the quality of the courses you take. Don't take lamo classes.
ACT: 30 Male
You should probably have either a high GPA orMar 26 2003Other
You should probably have either a high GPA or SAT score, as the school wants to increase the averages in both areas; if the other section (GPA/SAT) is a bit lacking, you should be okay.
SAT: 1420 Female
It was easy getting in, if you have decentJan 03 2003PreLaw and Legal
It was easy getting in, if you have decent grades (like A's and B's in honors classes) and good SAT scores (like a 1400) you WILL get in and most likely will get into the honors program and get a scholarship.
SAT: 1400 Female
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