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Columbia University in the City of New York

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at Columbia
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Columbia
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
11,686
14,493
# Admitted
1,251
1,247
% Admitted
10.7%
8.6%
% Overall
9.5%

Students who got into Columbia:

Tips mention: Interview (5), ACT/SAT (13), Grades (19), Sports/Extracurriculars (11), College Essay (11)
I don't want to recall itSep 18 2014Philosophy
I don't want to recall it. For anyone who is interested in this place, I'll recommend you to go somewhere else. However, the only exceptions would be those who can't control themselves and need a babysitting service; Columbia is really good at controlling your personal freedom, so this would be the place for you if you fall into this category.
Male
Tons of focused ecs and leadershipFeb 08 2014Political Science
SAT: 1400 Female
-Intel STS Semi-finalistOct 20 2013Biology
-Intel STS Semi-finalist
-Internship at neuroscience lab at Stanford U. (2 years)
-Science research fellowship over the summer
-Many field-specific ECs

Rec: Achievements in a field you are passionate about
SAT: 1600 Male

I was the top student in my high schoolSep 09 2011English
I was the top student in my high school. I was also the captain of a varsity sport and the president of my class.
SAT: 1400 Female
Need something more than the perfect gpa and satAug 13 2011Other
need something more than the perfect gpa and sat scores. extracurricular interests and pursuits.
SAT: 2120 Female
Columbia University in the City of New York

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