|Students who got into UMich say:|
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| | Believe it or not people do get admitted based upon parental income. There are clearly students here that did not get accepted based on intelligence. Studied my ass off. The biggest bust of my life, though. Don't come here unless you're white or Asian.
Biggest things are course rigor, obviously grades (but they only count sophomore and junior year core classes), number one thing however is applying early. I am by far the lowest qualified applicant of all of my engineering friends but I turned in my application two weeks after it was released.
| Mechanical Engineering|| Jun 02 2013 |
For such a large acceptance rate (relative to peers like UCLA and UC Berkeley), it's still pretty selective. I have friends with 31+ ACTs rejects and sports teams, etc...
| Computer Engineering|| Jun 01 2013 |