|Students who got into RIT say:|
Essay (24) |
Be active with extracurriculars. Sat's don't seem to be hevily weighed besides scholarships.
| Aerospace Engineering|
| Aug 08 2005 |
I had decent SATs but had a very strong portfolio. I took classes with a terrific art teacher who helped me develop my skills. She used to evaluate portfolios for other colleges. I really developed a strong portfolio. If you have the money, this is a great technique for any prospective student. In addition, you will develop terrific foundation skills.
| Art & Design Department|
| Aug 01 2005 | When I applied, I forgot to even send in my essay. Basically, just be honest on your application and make sure you have good recommendations. It isn't as competitive or tough as I thought it would be, but that doesn't mean not to try hard. And Financial Aid is very good here, or so I think. I was given nearly half of my Tuition/Room/Board solely from need-based Financial Aid. If I had tried harder in high school I could have actually gotten some scholarships based on my academics too. Maybe next year I will work on that one, but you should work on it now. I had a 3.864 and graduated 16th in my class of 117. I didn't apply until after I graduated high school. There were quick about admitting me during the summer. I attend the following fall. I had talked to a counselor in the admissions office that was very friendly. I got the impression that grades and sat scores were all that mattered.