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A SS number, $15-20k, and a pulse should beNov 02 2012Journalism
A SS number, $15-20k, and a pulse should be sufficient.
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Getting harder and harder every yearSep 01 2012Biology
Getting harder and harder every year...I know a lot of people who didn't get in so don't assume you will be accepted.
SAT: 1720 Female
Temple is one of the tougher public universities inJun 21 2012Other
Temple is one of the tougher public universities in PA to get into, but if you have at least a B average, there's nothing to worry about. If you want to be considered for a merit scholarship ($5,000 each year!), aim for at least an A- average. And don't be discouraged if you apply in August, and come February, Temple has not sent their decision. They are as slow as molasses. Call persistantly until they give you a response. In terms of Honors admission: get a 3.85, and show interest by scheduling an Honors shadow day. I know many people who should have gotten in, but didn't, and sometimes it's just a matter of calling them to make sure they're reviewing your information.
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It was fairly easy to get inApr 03 2012Language - French/Spanish/etc.
It was fairly easy to get in. AP Credits Help. The Honors Program didn't really help me out, but I noticed a huge difference in how classes were taught. Honors classes moved along and I felt like I was learning something. The regular classes were full of strange people who would sometimes show up in pajamas whilst eating bags of Funions.
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I just got accepted to Temple as a transferMar 02 2012Unknown
I just got accepted to Temple as a transfer. Right now, I'm going to community college in NJ, and I'm a bit surprised that I got in. The last time I checked my HS GPA, it was 2.5. However, there was a technicality (seriously) regarding that, and I took a ton of honors classes my senior year and did much better, so I assume it went up. I submitted an application after my first semester, and I got a 3.2. Not bad. I also wrote a pretty good essay and got an awesome letter from a professor of mine who got his PhD from Oxford, so that worked to my advantage. They got back to me in less than three weeks which was great. I had a lot of activities also. Temple likes that.
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