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Tips mention: Interview (6), ACT/SAT (7), Grades (9), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (6)
I recommend working really hard on your essay andJun 22 2017English
I recommend working really hard on your essay and taking as many AP courses as you can your senior year. Even if you don't do well on the AP tests the college looks for students who challenge themselves. They prefer worse grades in higher level courses than straight A's in easy courses.
SAT: 1910 Female
Good grades, lots of varied experiences, honest and thoughtfulJan 13 2010Architecture & Urban Planning Department
Good grades, lots of varied experiences, honest and thoughtful essays, be relaxed during the interview.
Female
Have a personalityNov 06 2009Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
Have a personality. Have a brain.
WANT to come here. During my first-year orientation, someone asked my group of about 50 girls whether Smith was our first choice or not. Amazingly, almost half raised their hand and said it was their first, and in many cases, only choice.
Female
Work hard in high schoolNov 06 2009Psychology
Work hard in high school. High GPA.
Female
I went to a good public high school and had a 3Oct 16 2009Psychology
I went to a good public high school and had a 3.8 GPA, with an SAT of 28. However, Smith looks at more than just grades. They are really interested in the person that they accept, so community service is important. I had a lot of this as well. An interview is also highly encouraged.
ACT: 28 Female
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