|Students who got into CC say:|
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| | Lots of extracurriculars and other stuff to make you stand out, but honestly the college process sucks so just try your best to get through it, the accepting process is a shit hole. They are really focusing on personal diversity (not just race or religion) but what makes you stand out. You can definitely tell that with the younger student body. I asked my friend to write me a recommendation. I sent in my SAT IIs, I visited the campus and had an interview. I was off the waitlist at CC and decided to go there last minute. Originally I was deciding between University of Richmond, George Washington University, and BU. Ultimately, I wanted the small school experience not too far from home.
Academic record is most important here so take the most challenging classes you can handle and perform well. Testing is completely optional, meaning your personal qualities and leadership plays a much larger role in the decision process than most other schools. Also show interest! Interview there, visit the campus, visit the Conn. table at college fairs and high school visits. The more they think you want to go, the more likely they are to lean your way.
Truly a great place-- not to mention 3 beaches nearby!