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Northern Illinois University

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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (14), Grades (47), Sports/Extracurriculars (1), College Essay (2)
Apply early! Because the school is so large financialNov 15 2007Other
Apply early! Because the school is so large financial aid is a disaster! They are very disorganized there and it is the most unpleasant experience I have had in my years here. Go to the NIU.EDU website it is very helpful and tells you what is needed to get in here. And attend an open house! :-)
ACT: 29 Female
All I did was applyFeb 13 2007English
All I did was apply. In high school, I was in marching band and german club. My GPA wasn't too impressive, and my ACT was average. It's not a hard school to get into.
ACT: 25 Female
I worked hard in school, was very involved inFeb 02 2007History/Histories (art history/etc.)
I worked hard in school, was very involved in extra-curriculars, i was valedictorian, i took honors classes, and took four years of high school education in all major subjects.
NIU is not very hard to get intoJan 21 2007English
If you have decent grades in high school theJan 20 2007Business - Management and Administration
If you have decent grades in high school the school isn't terrably hard to get into. I believe NIU fills the need for a good school that isn't as hard to get in to as say, a U of I or NU but still competes acedemically.
ACT: 23 Male
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