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Tips mention: Interview (3), ACT/SAT (23), Grades (36), Sports/Extracurriculars (16), College Essay (12)
Wrote a quality essay, lots of extra curricular highschoolJan 28 2010Psychology
Wrote a quality essay, lots of extra curricular highschool activities.
Not sure about in-state, but out-of-state students probably needDec 23 2009Journalism
Not sure about in-state, but out-of-state students probably need a minimum of a B+ and a 1200 SAT (disregarding the writing section). I had a 94 average (A/A-) in high school and a 1290 on the SAT and had no trouble getting in.
SAT: 1290 Male
Good GPA (3May 07 2009Psychology
Good GPA (3.4+) and good board scores. Do something interesting (unless you are a star athlete!)
I had a resume that included involvement in highMar 22 2009Other
I had a resume that included involvement in high school clubs, a part-time, year round job, and also consistent community service involvement over my four years at high school.

I also spent a good chunk of my summer before my senior year working on my essay, because I was told that it's a huge part of the selection process.
SAT: 1800 Female

I was pretty involved in my extra-curricular activities inFeb 28 2009Civil Engineering
I was pretty involved in my extra-curricular activities in high school, and had a decent G.P.A. along with it. However, with a 49% acceptance rate and declining, that may not be enough to get in anymore. Over 21,000 students applied last year alone, and roughly 3,500 get accepted to Storrs each year. Don't be discouraged by this, though. If you are confident in the effort and work you put in during your high school career, you should be just fine.
SAT: 1780 Male
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