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The College of William and Mary

Students who got into WM/CWM:

Tips mention: Interview (4), ACT/SAT (32), Grades (47), Sports/Extracurriculars (31), College Essay (32)
I took a bunch of AP courses in highJan 05 2009Physics
I took a bunch of AP courses in high school, scored a 1550 on my SATs, played varsity tennis four years (2 state championships), and was editor-in-chief of my HS newspaper. Similar stats will probably help you get accepted.
ACT: 31 SAT: 1550 Male
Got straight A'sApr 29 2008Math
Got straight A's. If you don't have good grade, they're really big into extracurriculars, like high levels or boy scouts and girl scouts.
SAT: 1380 Female
I am a smart person, but I'm no geniusMar 22 2008Psychology
I am a smart person, but I'm no genius. William and Mary looks at more than academics when considering your application. They want to see you as a person to see what you can bring to the college. My grades were pretty good in high school, but not fantastic, and my SATs were not that great, but I got in because I showed them who I am and what I am passionate about. I'm an officer of a school club, I am a Gold Award girl scout, I do lots of community service with my church, I went for an interview, and wrote a unique and original essay. I think that those things are what set me apart from the rest of the applicants.
ACT: 27 SAT: 1230 Female
I would just work really hardDec 07 2007Philosophy
I would just work really hard. Admissions is understanding -- moreso than at some other VA universities. However, for girls especially, it's understandably very difficult and frustrating to get in.
SAT: 1270 Female
Well, I honestly did not have that impressive ofJul 06 2007PreLaw and Legal
Well, I honestly did not have that impressive of grades in high school. I probably got in because I managed to meet and have lunch with the one of the dept chairs before I applied and think he put in a good word for me. I also wrote what I thought was a pretty good essay in which bassically said what I thought I could bring to the college and what I hoped to achieve there.

I would suggest meeting people, introducing yourself around campus, you never know.

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