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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (27), Grades (45), Sports/Extracurriculars (11), College Essay (21)
Get decent test scores and you're inMar 26 2005Journalism
ACT: 32 SAT: 1350 Female
Suggested:Mar 19 2005Engineering Department

ACT – around a 26
GPA – over a 3.75
SAT – as an instate student I did not have to take this.

Extra-curricular activities help as well!

FYI: I’ve known people with a GPA above a 3.0 and a 24 on the ACT that have been rejected from MSU, so good grades are a must.
ACT: 31 Male

Good grades, and good ACT scores always helpMar 16 2005Biology
Good grades, and good ACT scores always help. Extra activities. The univeristy is a land-grant college and tries it's best to get a good mix of students, as opposed to the other school down I-96.
ACT: 33 SAT: 1689 Male
3.5 GPA helps, with an ACT of over a 25Mar 09 2005Physics
3.5 GPA helps, with an ACT of over a 25. High school activities help.
ACT: 34 SAT: 1500 Male
Extracurricular activities are a great ideaJan 31 2005Business - Management and Administration
Extracurricular activities are a great idea. Check out a campus tour before you even apply, take a chance to tour the colleges you are interest, some of the top ranked schools are:

MSU College of Education
MSU College of Business
MSU College of Engineering
MSU College of Agriculture
MSU College of Nursing
Lyman Briggs (School of Natural Science – usually Pre-Med)
James Madison (usually Pre-Law Students)
MSU College of Telecommunications

All these have great bragging rights and might suit one of your interests! A high GPA is the biggest help, MSU does look at ACT & SAT scores – so do your best on those.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1312 Female

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