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Grand Valley State University

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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (12), Grades (44), Sports/Extracurriculars (4), College Essay (7)
This school was relatively easy to get intoSep 10 2007Undecided
This school was relatively easy to get into. I went to community college for two years and held roughly a 3.0, but the overall application was quite easy. Getting a response from the admissions office took a while, and getting my questions answered by the admissions desk or even student services took a very long time.
I do not recommend coming to this college.
ACT: 22 Male
When I applied, it wasn't too difficult for meFeb 12 2006Athletics/Training
When I applied, it wasn't too difficult for me to get in because I had a high SAT (old) score and a 3.8 GPA in high school. I have heard though, that the university is being more selective in order to control class sizes and grow responsibly, which I think is a good thing. If you are an out-of-state student wanting to attend and the ACT is not the main test in your region, take it before you come to Grand Valley. GVSU bases all the class placements off your ACT scores, SAT scores mean nothing when it comes to class placement. I wasted my first weeks testing out of introductory classes since I did not take the ACTs
Don't worry, it's not difficult to get inJun 19 2005Political Science
Don't worry, it's not difficult to get in...at all.
ACT: 28 Female
First of all, apply early, and apply for allApr 29 2005Unknown
First of all, apply early, and apply for all of the scholarships available. I was an above average student and participated in many extracurricular activities in high school, and was awarded two scholarships, which both alone would have paid for my entire college. Every semester, I owed nothing on my account, and because my housing and tuition was less than the scholarship, the university cut me a check for the remaining balance they promised me, which I used to buy books.
ACT: 27 Male
Take everything you can in High School, participate inMar 21 2005Political Science
Take everything you can in High School, participate in athletics and extra-curriculars. Do well on your ACTs/SATs and keep your GPA above a 3.2 and you'll be all set.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1430 Male
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