|Students who got into SLU say:|
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Family ties and tradition are a big deal at SLU, and I genuinely think that it's apart of their admissions consideration! So if you have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attended SLU, don't forget to mention it. You can even receive a 2,500 dollar grant for it.
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| Aug 08 2012 |
SAT scores were also optional when I applied, to take time on the other parts of your app.
Be well rounded. And if you have good test scores, submit them because you could get some scholarship money. Apply to the additional merit scholarships when you fill out Common App. SLU is very generous with their scholarships, and even if you don't think you qualify for financial aid, if you show a strong interest in SLU and have fairly good grades, you will be supported by the school. :) Work really hard in high school, express interest early (at least spring or summer before senior year). Have good and productive relationships with high school teachers. Take rigorous coursework through your senior year of high school.