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Tips mention: Interview (18), ACT/SAT (21), Grades (28), Sports/Extracurriculars (9), College Essay (10)
To get into CU, I had a high school GPA of 3Apr 30 2009Civil Engineering
To get into CU, I had a high school GPA of 3.6, and an ACT score of 31, and some strong recommendations. I participated in some school sports (Basketball and Soccer) and clubs (TSA and FBLA), which might have helped my admission status as well. My strongest advice would be to volunteer. I participated in a variety of programs and kept my GPA strong but I didn't get any scholarships right away. My roommate, however, had the same GPA, participated in next to no clubs, but had over 200 volunteer hours. She got a full ride scholarship from CU for all 4 years, including rent and books.
ACT: 31 Female
CU has guaranteed admissions for all Colorado residents whoApr 21 2009Sociology
CU has guaranteed admissions for all Colorado residents who complete their general requirements. I took my ACT (don't remember my score as it was almost 5 years ago, but I do remember scoring in the top 5% range). I submitted my high school transcript, ACT scores, and a letter of recommendation along with my application and was accepted not long after. I did not apply to any other schools becasue of the guaranteed admissions (though in retrospect I wish I had).
Applied from another university after bringing my GPA upApr 06 2009Engineering Department
Applied from another university after bringing my GPA up since my test scores were too low.
ACT: 22 SAT: 1200 Male
Its beyond easy to get into CUMay 11 2008PreLaw and Legal
its beyond easy to get into CU. any GPA above a 2.5 will be fine
I don't think it's too hard to get intoJan 25 2008Political Science
I don't think it's too hard to get into as long as you have decent test scores and a GPA close enough to 3.4 or 3.5. CU has begun accepting more and more students each year so as long as you're in the top 25% of your hs class, you'll do fine. If not, spend a year at a different university and then transfer and you'll have no problem getting in.
ACT: 25 Male
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