Dec 26 2010English Obviously the basics - work on getting good grades, good SAT scores, lots of volunteer hours.
In addition, get a really solid pastoral reference. One of my friends was talking about how he had a relatively weak application, compared to most Wheaton students, but he had a killer pastoral reference that he thought really helped him get in. Female
“I was involved in many activities in high school,
Oct 21 2010Religion/Religious I was involved in many activities in high school, including the president of a few organizations.
I did many academic things as well, but I think the extracurricular activities helped a lot. SAT: 1260 Female
Mar 17 2010Undecided To be honest, I think a major reason I got in here were because of my essays, which were totally BS. My grades and SAT scores were pretty good. My writing was good, but I related my essays to God in ways which were totally untrue of my experience and character, yet the school still seemed to "buy it." SAT: 1920 Male