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Your Combined ACT:
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Your Chances at BU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at BU
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Men
Women
# Applicants
17,808
26,198
# Admitted
7,603
12,468
% Admitted
42.7%
47.6%
% Overall
45.6%

Students who got into BU:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (38), Grades (66), Sports/Extracurriculars (30), College Essay (37)
Stay in the top 25% of your class, postJul 23 2017Unknown
Stay in the top 25% of your class, post competitive Score on SAT/ACT and really explain what a BU education can do for you ( focus on the real benefits of a liberal arts education in the tech heavy world of tomorrow.
ACT: 33 Male
Don't go hereNov 01 2016Communications
Don't go here. There are just as many other great schools out there that cost less and have more interest in your success. BU is only interested in your wallet.
Male
Don't believe the statsApr 07 2016Chemistry
Don't believe the stats. This school is VERY easy to get into. I would say they focus on academic achievement in high school (national honors society and good grades. ) however, i did not have ANY AP credits, my SAT was 1800, and was still accepted.
Female
Take a lot of AP classes even if youAug 22 2015Computer Science
Take a lot of AP classes even if you don't care about them. BU wants to see you're in a bunch of hard classes regardless of your major. Also they expect high test scores and class rank of around 9%.
ACT: 30 Female
Specifically speaking about Questrom (the school of business) itApr 27 2015Business - Management and Administration
Specifically speaking about Questrom (the school of business) it is critical, if you are transferring, to talk to the admissions department and see how your classes will transfer in! The business school does not like to take and most likely will not take courses such as accounting, marketing, or organizational behavior. What they will do is just give you credits which apply to no class so you have to still retake that business course and you just have credits hanging around which may or may not go towards electives. However the Questrom school is very good and you will learn plenty.
Male
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