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Tips mention: Interview (6), ACT/SAT (24), Grades (23), Sports/Extracurriculars (24), College Essay (18)
Be super creative with your admissions essayJul 22 2004Civil Engineering
Be super creative with your admissions essay...one kid i know wrote a poem instead of the required essay and they printed it as an example of excellence. i wrote about apple pie and espn for one of my essays and i got in.
SAT: 1380 Female
Apply EARLY DECISION to increase your chances significantlyJul 22 2004History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Apply EARLY DECISION to increase your chances significantly. Visit the campus in the early fall or spring for the first time.
SAT: 1580 Female
Be a real person, not a machineJul 12 2004Biology
be a real person, not a machine. everyone here is smart, so you'll need decent scores and LORs to attest to ability, but what will give you the edge is not being an introverted weirdo. discuss something interesting to you in your PS and allow your ECs to be a window into what makes you tick.
SAT: 1400 Male
My best advice is to be what I wasn'tJul 09 2004Engineering Department
My best advice is to be what I wasn't - WELL ROUNDED. Excelling at science and math isn't enough anymore. It is always great to bump into someone who speaks many languages, plays musical instruments, or has a passion for philosophy (on top of high grades and superb SATs). Best of Luck!
I had good grades, good SAT scores, and appliedJun 12 2004Chemistry
I had good grades, good SAT scores, and applied Early Decision. Also applied for a major with nearly no students in it, and then switched majors once I was accepted.
SAT: 1480 Female
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