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College of the Holy Cross

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Students who got into CTHC:

Tips mention: Interview (5), ACT/SAT (4), Grades (7), Sports/Extracurriculars (8), College Essay (1)
Be in the top 10% of your high schoolDec 16 2011Economics
ACT: 34 SAT: 2200 Female
Whenever I tell people that I go to HolySep 13 2011English
Whenever I tell people that I go to Holy Cross, they think that I'm really smart and responsible, and they congratulate me. I think HC is fine in every way. It's located in a college town so I have many resources for anything I want to do. The only thing wrong here is that not every desired major is offered. For example, if I wanted to major in Neuroscience, I would have to create the major, which is possible here, or do a Biopsychology concentration, which is very hard to try getting into because of its competitiveness.
ACT: 34 Female
Really need to be in the top 10% ofMay 18 2011Unknown
Really need to be in the top 10% of your class unless you are recruited athlete or URM.
ACT: 35 SAT: 2180 Male
Top ten in high school classFeb 21 2011Unknown
Top ten in high school class. Captain of basketball team.
SAT: 2290 Male
Top ten of my high school class of 360Feb 05 2011History/Histories (art history/etc.)
ACT: 33 Female
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