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Bennington College

Men
Women
# Applicants
364
766
# Admitted
209
524
% Admitted
57.4%
68.4%
% Overall
64.9%

Students who got into Bennington:

Tips mention: Interview (4), ACT/SAT (2), Grades (8), Sports/Extracurriculars (3), College Essay (5)
Write well, be authentic, show who you are andJan 21 2016Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
Write well, be authentic, show who you are and what makes you special. You don't have to be a perfectly formed balance of math, literary talent, art, and science - but you should be really great at something - ideally more than one thing. How you do it is up to you, this is Bennington to creativity is rewarded, but you are expected to show real evidence of talent and potential to support your application. The school is looking for a good fit, someone who can learn to think and not just memorize things, and someone who has the spark that could take them somewhere special.
SAT: 2250 Male
Have a pulse and rich parents you'll do fineNov 21 2015Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
ACT: 25 Male
Bennington is in weak financial shape, and is poorlyJan 10 2014Art & Design Department
Bennington is in weak financial shape, and is poorly run, therefore the college needs revenue badly. If your parents are affluent and you don't need financial aid, getting in is a smooth ride.
ACT: 31 Female
Submitted creative work--music recordings, creative writing samples, poems, etcOct 04 2013English
Submitted creative work--music recordings, creative writing samples, poems, etc. Took AP classes throughout high school. Earned a 3.8 GPA at the end of senior year.
Female
If your parents have a six figure income you'reMay 05 2012Animal Studies
If your parents have a six figure income you're a sure bet to get in.
ACT: 33 Female
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