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Tips mention: Interview (7), ACT/SAT (27), Grades (35), Sports/Extracurriculars (13), College Essay (14)
I finished my essay the day before it was dueFeb 26 2010Political Science
ACT: 34 SAT: 1390 Male
I had a very high gpa and very high SAT scoresDec 06 2009Unknown
I had a very high gpa and very high SAT scores. You should have one of those two things to get into the school. Or be a great athlete not concerned with going to a winning school

However, you don't have to be smart. don't worry if you lucked out in high school and you're a total idiot. it happens a lot here.
SAT: 1540 Female

Well, if you've read the rest of this youMar 07 2009Journalism
Well, if you've read the rest of this you probably know I'm a not so stellar student. Here are the stats:
GPA: 3.28 (W)- MY HS did not provide unweighted GPAs.
SAT: 1750/2400
Course load was average. One or two AP classes. That's about it.
SAT: 1750 Female
No shitNov 01 2008Chemical Engineering
no shit.

just say how MUCH you wanna get in. (esp. ED)
well. then prove it. with certain analogy and praises.

That will get you in =] , but think about it. it's TOUGH life here.
SAT: 2080 Female

I applied early because when I toured, I hadOct 03 2008Unknown
I applied early because when I toured, I had an overwhelming feeling Northwestern was the place for me.

Should have gone to Georgetown.
SAT: 1450 Female

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