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Case Western Reserve University

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at Case
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Case
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
7,493
6,054
# Admitted
3,805
3,139
% Admitted
50.8%
51.9%
% Overall
51.3%

Students who got into Case:

Tips mention: Interview (2), ACT/SAT (15), Grades (22), Sports/Extracurriculars (9), College Essay (10)
To get in, you can either:Dec 27 2012Aerospace Engineering
To get in, you can either:

A)...be super smart and gifted and ace the standardized tests (ACT, SAT) and/or be valedictorian of your high school and/or do something else to prove you are a super-genius (start a charity, start a business, be Asian, etc).

or, what I did

B) Do well enough in high school academically to be in the top 10-25% of your high school class, be in a bunch of high school programs to prove you are a diverse student, and write really good essays on your application. They really emphasize diversity here.
ACT: 29 SAT: 1600 Male

Case was more forgiving than most other colleges, inAug 31 2012Mechanical Engineering
Case was more forgiving than most other colleges, in terms of GPA. I had a 2.9999 GPA (ridiculous, right?), a 32 on ACT's, a 2190 on SAT's, really good recommendations, and a good essay.

I think the test scores did the trick.
ACT: 32 SAT: 2190 Male

I know Case alumni who feel they had aNov 17 2011Psychology
I know Case alumni who feel they had a good experience at this college.

I do not recommend anyone do anything to get into this school. I recommend that they run, especially if you are a minority. You will not get the respect you deserve as a human being and a scholar at this school. You will be screwed over, shone the door, and you will be told it is all your fault.

Apply elsewhere. I wish I had.
Female

The school has a 70% acceptance rateJul 21 2011Electrical Engineering
The school has a 70% acceptance rate. You won't have any trouble getting in. Hell, I knew two people that failed out their first semester, and they weren't the worst students.
ACT: 33 SAT: 2170 Male
Study hard and get good gradesMay 05 2011Business - Management and Administration
Study hard and get good grades. ACT this year were 28-32 with math and science with Ivies.It will be harded to get in next year.
ACT: 34 Male
Case Western Reserve University
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