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Hobart William Smith Colleges

Men
Women
# Applicants
2,143
2,314
# Admitted
1,182
1,476
% Admitted
55.2%
63.8%
% Overall
59.6%

Students who got into HWS:

Tips mention: Interview (10), ACT/SAT (4), Grades (15), Sports/Extracurriculars (4), College Essay (5)
showed them my great GPA and class rankingFeb 28 2015Psychology
Female
Being well rounded and active is more important thanAug 21 2014History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Being well rounded and active is more important than just getting good grades/test scores.
ACT: 28 SAT: 1310 Female
Top violinistJul 13 2014History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Top violinist. Do something unique.
Female
Visit multiple times, attend classes, stay overnight, meet studentJun 21 2012Economics
Visit multiple times, attend classes, stay overnight, meet student athletes if you want to play a sport, or dancers if you want to dance. Talk to faculty. Look at the size of the school and decide if small, medium or large is right for you. Don't disregard a small school; more connections, lower student faculty ratios and a sense of belonging. I made the perfect choice, I love my college!
ACT: 25 SAT: 1350 Female
Have good grades and essays and just don't sendMay 30 2011Biology
Have good grades and essays and just don't send your SATs in.
Male

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