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The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (46), Grades (67), Sports/Extracurriculars (30), College Essay (35)
Not muchNov 24 2004Psychology
not much..i hear of a lot of smart ppl that go here but i'm definitely a not so smart out of state gal, and i got in and i hear of a lot of dumbasses who are in-state that got in too. no worries...just get good grades..u don't even need a good SAT score.
ACT: 27 SAT: 1260 Female
My GPA wasn't that great but I had prettyNov 21 2004Pharmacy
My GPA wasn't that great but I had pretty good SATs. The essays aren't worth anything at this university. Get decent grades and a decent SAT score and you should get in here no problem.
SAT: 1510 Male
I wrote the most uniquely personal essay I couldOct 21 2004Language - French/Spanish/etc.
I wrote the most uniquely personal essay I could and got a full ride scholarship just based on that.
Female
GPA!!! critical!! for engineering out of state, at leastOct 03 2004Mechanical Engineering
GPA!!! critical!! for engineering out of state, at least a 1300. if you look at the average high school gpa for engineering for class 07, its something like a 3.9 so gpa is important. enjoy those easy high school classes, because u will miss them dearly!
SAT: 1135 Male
I had a pretty bad high school record butSep 11 2004Archaeology
I had a pretty bad high school record but I worked hard at my college and pulled a 4.0. I didn't have any extra curriculars but I did hold down a management position where I worked full time while I took on 18 credit hours. That had to have counted for something. I think the university is more interested in smarts than in performance for transfer students. As long as they can see you're bright and have put forth some effort, you'll get in. I wrote what I thought was the worst essay I've ever written in my life and I still got in. I think my secret weapon were my letters of recommendation (which I believe transfer students don't need but I sent anyway), my GPA, and my ACT results. Although my score wasn't nearly as high as most people at UM, it showed I had potential. They want people with potential, if you already knew it all then you wouldn't need to go to school in the first place. I think admissions understands that.
ACT: 27 Female
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