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Drake University

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at Drake
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Drake
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Men
Women
# Applicants
2,501
3,429
# Admitted
1,612
2,299
% Admitted
64.5%
67.0%
% Overall
66.0%

Students who got into Drake:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (5), Grades (9), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (6)
Do not go hereJan 28 2015Political Science
Do not go here. I'm getting out as soon as I can
ACT: 26 Female
For guaranteed admission, an ACT score of 26 isSep 01 2014Journalism
For guaranteed admission, an ACT score of 26 is the zone you want to be in, with above a 3.4 high school GPA. However, I received a 24 on my ACT and got in due to my involvement in clubs and extracurriculars. So if you are less confident about your ACT, show Drake that you are involved at your school.
ACT: 24 Male
Work hard in school, push for good grades andDec 21 2011PreMed and Medical
Work hard in school, push for good grades and test scores. It is also really important to get involved in high school especially in leadership positions. Drake wants a large variety of students who can all bring something different to the table.
ACT: 30 Female
Write a good essayOct 28 2011Political Science
Write a good essay. Get good grades. Get a good ACT score. All the things you would do for any other college.
Apply for the national honors scholarship if you get in!
ACT: 31 Female
I made really good grades and made sure thatFeb 04 2011PreLaw and Legal
I made really good grades and made sure that I had a wide variety of extra cirricular activities. Get involved in your school and community, get good grades and it will show the university you are dedicated and willing to work even if it's just volunteer work.
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