|Students who got into DC say:|
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| | Other than be very active in high school, maintain excellent academics in terms of grades and extracurricular activities outside of school. You have to stand out in order to get accepted.
I would recommend knowing what major direction you are interested in would reduce you risk of transferring to somewhere else a lot. Also, make sure you want to stay in the same community for 4 years.
| Art & Design Department|
| May 01 2011 |
I was 7th of 250 in my hs class and took six APs, getting a 4 or above on 5 of them.
| Neuroscience/Cognitive Science|| Nov 10 2010 |
I suggest taking AP classes, because even though you can get accepted without them, they will help prepare you for the coursework.
I suggest that you talk to the admissions department of Dickinson before you send in your application. Dickinson keeps track of emails sent to admissions and notes if students have been to information sessions or tours. The more active you are, the more it seems that you are very eager to come to the school.