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Christopher Newport University

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Tips mention: Interview (26), ACT/SAT (47), Grades (58), Sports/Extracurriculars (14), College Essay (15)
Just work hardSep 11 2008Biology
Just work hard. Applications are similar to any other school. You need to look at social life, school moral and not just the academics. What is the point of going to a top notch school but you are not happy?
SAT: 1300 Female
Took the SAT twice, achieved an average/above average score,Nov 12 2007Psychology
Took the SAT twice, achieved an average/above average score, maintained a strong senior year course load and graduated with a 3.6gpa. I was in NHS and the Future Educators Association.
SAT: 1100 Female
Don't try to get inNov 08 2007Economics
Don't try to get in. Use the application fee to buy yourself a big pat on the back for dodging a bullet.
SAT: 1240 Female
Difficult courses, decent - above average grades, a fewJul 25 2007History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Difficult courses, decent - above average grades, a few sports-related extracurriculars.
I was a borderline admit: I had terrible gradesJul 16 2007Political Science
I was a borderline admit: I had terrible grades in high school but good standardized test scores with a difficult courseload (14 weighted classes all 4 years of high school; 5 AP classes, scores of 3 or better on all of them). My courseload and personal attention to the application, as well as listing them as my first choice got me in.
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