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Hamilton College

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at Hamilton
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Your Chances at Hamilton
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
2,287
2,730
# Admitted
610
754
% Admitted
26.7%
27.6%
% Overall
27.2%

Students who got into Hamilton:

Tips mention: Interview (10), ACT/SAT (9), Grades (15), Sports/Extracurriculars (8), College Essay (9)
I would not recommend this school to anyoneOct 23 2019English
Male
Have a strong high school recordJun 17 2013Biology
Have a strong high school record. I can not stress this enough. SATS are important too but not to the extent of the grades and classes you take while in high school. The college favors well rounded individuals who will be active members of the campus community. Show them you will contribute!
Male
High test scores and GPA are a mustDec 08 2012Political Science
High test scores and GPA are a must. High test scores can help with a lower GPA, more so than a high GPA can help with low test scores. The essay is important. Admissions likes to see people that are looking to change the world, who've got a plan, Hamilton students are activists (for what, is all up to you!) Don't forget to interview! Although if you don't you can still be accepted. That was the case for me at least.
ACT: 29 SAT: 2130 Male
Had a 3.9 GPA in high school, lots ofMay 05 2011Math
Had a 3.9 GPA in high school, lots of extra curriculars and sports, great essay, 2100 on the SAT, community service, great interview.
ACT: 30 SAT: 2050 Female
In my experience I found that, although not required,Mar 02 2010Psychology
In my experience I found that, although not required, an on campus interview is to one's benefit when applying to Hamilton. It gives the Admissions office a chance to really get to know you, and in some cases it could make a significant difference in the decision process. Plus, it gives you a chance to see the school, walk around campus, and figure out if Hamilton is the type of place where you can see yourself spending 4 glorious years.
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