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The University of Mary Washington

Students who got into UMW:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (34), Grades (41), Sports/Extracurriculars (15), College Essay (11)
It was easy to get inJan 17 2010Business - Management and Administration
It was easy to get in. The school accepts just about anyone who applies here because UMW has a reputation for being boring - because it is!!!
SAT: 2100 Male
I was worried about my SAT scores because theyJan 04 2010Anthropology
I was worried about my SAT scores because they were not as high as the average Mary Washington student. The admissions office did not just look at my SAT scores and throw away my application but considered my grades in high school too. They do a great job at looking at the whole student not just the numbers.
Had a 3.3 gpa, but with a extremely positiveJan 03 2010Anthropology
Had a 3.3 gpa, but with a extremely positive trend (2.2 in freshman and 4.2 in senior).
Had about above average SAT scores (1330 w/o writing).
I think my essay was good but nothing spectacular.
I don't know about my recommendation but I imagine it was good, though not raving.
I mentioned a few clubs that I was involved in, though I had no leadership roles.
Overall this is not a hard school to get into. It seems to be either a safety school, not a dream school.
SAT: 1930 Male
Had average sat scores, a lot of leadership ,Nov 14 2009Language - French/Spanish/etc.
had average sat scores, a lot of leadership , strong transcript with honors courses and interviewed brilliantly.
It is very hard for women to get inOct 29 2009Economics
It is very hard for women to get in and traditionally UMW is about 60-40 female to male. So be a guy. Also, when I was attending the school was ranked the 3rd least diverse school in the country (under cornell) so be another ethnicity besides caucasian. But sats about 1300 and playing sports in hs seemed to do the trick for me.
SAT: 1290 Male
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