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California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at CPSU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at CPSU
(on SAT score alone)
# Applicants
# Admitted
% Admitted
% Overall

Score high on the SAT's and get good grades

Dec 12 2011Civil Engineering
Score high on the SAT's and get good grades. There's no essay, and they don't care that much about extra-curriculars.
SAT: 1910 Male

Get ok grades

Sep 04 2011Civil Engineering
Get ok grades. Get rejected by Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB and UCD.

Good SATscores

Jun 05 2011Biology
Good SATscores. GPA not much of an issue

I went to a junior college - and knocked

Apr 22 2011Electrical Engineering
I went to a junior college - and knocked out all of my transferable undergrad general education requirements. This made it very easy to get for two reasons:

1) Pace is much slower (18 weeks vs 10 weeks), so maintaining a 4.0 GPA was easy.
2) Cost: I didn't want to pay university tuition for classes which could be taken for pennies on the dollar elsewhere.

For those who don't care about starting out in the dorms as a freshman, or are having trouble getting in because of the number of applicants, this is a sure bet way to get in - just keep your grades up.

they dont care about anything except there special Cal

Nov 30 2010Business - Management and Administration
they dont care about anything except there special Cal Poly GPA & SAT for math and reading only. focus on that
SAT: 2010 Male

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