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Tips mention: Interview (3), ACT/SAT (25), Grades (28), Sports/Extracurriculars (13), College Essay (6)
I transferred in from a two year school toMar 04 2003Business - Management and Administration
I transferred in from a two year school to save money. I had to work very hard to get in to RPI but it was worth it. The hard work is really starting to pay off. For example, despite the lackluster economy, I am still getting many interviews for internships and I really have no worries about finding a job when I graduate because RPI students are still in high demand, no matter how bad the economy. In fact, I feel getting an education at RPI really pays off more when the economy is bad because it gives you that added advantage over other applicants. So work as hard as it takes, I promise it would be worth it.
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To get into RPI I ignored almost all extra-curicularJan 24 2003Nuclear Engineering
To get into RPI I ignored almost all extra-curicular activities and merely did what I enjoyed doing in high-school. I graduated with a 3.73 GPA and got a 780 math sat and really didn't do anything to any exceptional degree.
SAT: 1330 Male
Your math and science classes are the only importantSep 28 2002Industrial Operations Engineering
Your math and science classes are the only important grades from high school. This place doesn't care whether or not you speak english or passed gym class. Focus on those courses, and take the highest levels possible. It will give you a definite advantage here, especially if you can tranfer some in as credit.
SAT: 1510 Female
The average SAT score is in the mid 1300sJul 26 2002Computer Engineering
the average SAT score is in the mid 1300s. if you're +/- 100 points from that, you should be ok. in other words, you need to be an A or B student.
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