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Tips mention: Interview (3), ACT/SAT (23), Grades (36), Sports/Extracurriculars (16), College Essay (12)
It wasn't that hard: I took the SATs andDec 01 2006Mechanical Engineering
It wasn't that hard: I took the SATs and did my best in high school. However, there is racial preferencing in the admissions process. If you are a minority, I suggest you indicate that on the application.
SAT: 1200 Male
In state- Make sure to get about an 1150Nov 29 2006Finance
In state- Make sure to get about an 1150 on the SAT, moderately high GPA, and apply VERY early. With UConn, applying early really helps. Make sure to show them how badly you want to come here. Write a terrific essays, have great letters of recommendation, and show off your extracurricular activities.
Put some kind of effort into doing your work,Aug 10 2006Psychology
Put some kind of effort into doing your work, try to get decent grades. A good SAT/ GPA is helpful. ACTUALLY joining clubs, getting community service, getting good recommendation letters, makes you stand out against other students.
SAT: 1130 Male
Worked hard in high school and took challenging classesJul 28 2006Computer Science
Worked hard in high school and took challenging classes. Scored well on achievment tests.
ACT: 33 SAT: 1500 Male
1.) They offered me a full academic scholarshipJan 01 2006Business - Management and Administration
1.) They offered me a full academic scholarship... an offer I thought I could not refuse at the time.

2.) My recommendations (it is a good school with a solid reputation academically) is to study hard now. If you are naturally smart, just remember, mostly everyone else there is too! One requirement when I applied was to be in the top 25% of your class... I graduated in the top 10% and believe me, it was no skate to the graduation ceremony. Most of the girls in my dorm were either the saluatorian or valedictorian of their own classes. I wasn't, but at MY highschool there were enough High Honors grads, it hardly made a difference. So, if you think brains is enough, it's not. You must know HOW to study to do well here. It took me a full year to learn that before I began to make the Dean's list! No one holds your hand at a big school like this, so you better learn to hold your own hand, QUICK!
SAT: 1460 Female

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