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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (28), Grades (49), Sports/Extracurriculars (15), College Essay (14)
I do not have any recommendations for acceptanceMar 04 2004Accounting
I do not have any recommendations for acceptance.
If you are admitted and they try to talk you into a different major, walk away. Do not let them talk you into something you are not sure about.

Enroll as "undecided" to cover more options for you, b/c if you are in Commonwealth but wish to change your major to marketing, they will tell you "You needed to enroll in Smeal".
SAT: 1120 Female

Don't stress so much over the SATs or ACTsMar 03 2004School of Information
Don't stress so much over the SATs or ACTs. They're great, but they won't kill you if you don't have an amazing score. Focus mainly on your high school transcript: GPA, activities, awards, etc. You don't have to be perfect, just competitive. Don't be too let down if you get deferred to another campus.
SAT: 1540 Male
I spelled my name corectly on the aplicationFeb 04 2004Unknown
I spelled my name corectly on the aplication. I kind of like ice cream and I generaly like to travel with large groups of people, for safety.
Female
I took college prep courses and excelled in athleticsJan 22 2004Kinesiology
SAT: 1200 Female
Seems like most people got scores above 1150 onDec 27 2003Business - Management and Administration
Seems like most people got scores above 1150 on their SATs. I'd recommend taking some AP or honors classes. There is an optional essay on the application which you should probably write. Since it's such a huge school the numbers (GPA and SATs) are probably more impotant than extra curriculars.
ACT: 27 SAT: 1220 Female
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