|Students who got into UMC say:|
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I was myself. For example, it asked "What's an interesting fact" or something like that and I had recently found out elephants cannot jump. So I put that. So that's my best advice, be yourself. I had not taken calculus yet, and I actually received a call because they were on the fence about accepting me into the engineering department, but they cared enough to call me and talk to me about it. Just show your strengths but don't be afraid to mention your mistakes or weaknesses and what you have learned from them.
| Mechanical Engineering|
| Oct 24 2013 |
UMD has gotten more competitive over the years. Good grades or good athletics are primarily what get you in now.
| Natural Resources|| Apr 29 2013 | It's easy. Part of the reason why this school sucks is because it is so easy.
I was a transfer student from NY. To transfers, I'd say keep a GPA above a 3.2, take a leadership position in an organization, and get personal recommendations from distinguished faculty.