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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (38), Grades (66), Sports/Extracurriculars (30), College Essay (37)
I kept my grades to B+Feb 03 2009Unknown
I kept my grades to B+. It wasn't easy but I knew I had to do it. I did extra work to get my teachers to up my grades.
ACT: 12 SAT: 1300 Female
Extra curriculars, outstanding grades, community service and/or any sortDec 30 2008Undecided
Extra curriculars, outstanding grades, community service and/or any sort of diverse activity/activities.
ACT: 24 Female
Standard affair here: Decent GPA (3Nov 11 2008Geography and Geosciences
Standard affair here: Decent GPA (3.5+ to be competitive), Standardized test scores (in my opinion, 1800+ puts you in range), essays that show originality of thought and artful use of language, and a few co-curriculars that show both your passion for some cause and potential to lead. BU tends to be a safety school for top students, but if you find that your scores seem well above the averages on the website don't be dismayed. BU offers very, very generous scholarships to their top students.
SAT: 2150 Male
Don't be a white female from MassachusettsJun 25 2008Language - French/Spanish/etc.
Don't be a white female from Massachusetts. Or, have tons of money.
SAT: 2090 Female
Just do well in High School and it'll be okJun 11 2008Education
Just do well in High School and it'll be ok. Try to score high on standardized tests as well.
ACT: 34 SAT: 1440 Male
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