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Tips mention: Interview (11), ACT/SAT (21), Grades (18), Sports/Extracurriculars (8), College Essay (8)
Definitely do an interviewSep 21 2011Finance
Definitely do an interview. Having an interview will give the school are better sense of who you are. Even though they claim that it doesn't affect the admission process, it really does. Also don't stress too much about the SATs/ACTs. Schools look at a lot more than just a test score.
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Dominate the SAT's, write a kick ass college essay,Apr 19 2011Accounting
Dominate the SAT's, write a kick ass college essay, do well in high school and get involved with at least a few things
SAT: 2000 Male
If you want to get into this college IMar 17 2011Business - Management and Administration
If you want to get into this college I would definitely recommend trying to get involved with business in high school. Whether you are doing day trading or starting your own business, a little something to stand out never hurts. Also, don't slack off on grades, if you do well enough you can get into the honors program which gives out scholarships.
ACT: 29 SAT: 1350 Female
I was somewhat lucky, as scoring an 800 onAug 22 2010Math
I was somewhat lucky, as scoring an 800 on my SAT Math was all the selling I had to do to get in at all the schools I applied to (at the risk of bragging, but who cares what I did in HS at this point?).

To get in, though, you should definitely be well positioned amongst your peers. Most students I knew who were accepted, graduated HS with a high-B to low-A GPA, scored around 1150-1300 on the old SAT, and also participated in extracurriculars. I did know one guy who scored below 1100, but his extracurriculars were so spectacular that he was admitted.

A campus visit is enough to show interest, and from there, make sure your admissions essay is compelling and self-promoting.
SAT: 1370 Male

Not as easy as everyone saysDec 14 2009Finance
Not as easy as everyone says. They are very picky as you can see from their acceptance rate, but not for just grades. People who don't get brilliant test scores still get in. The people here are people and street smart, not geniuses, although they are still pretty smart on paper.
ACT: 31 SAT: 1320 Male
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