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The University of California San Diego

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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (25), Grades (38), Sports/Extracurriculars (23), College Essay (13)
I actually didn't do muchMar 09 2011Other
I actually didn't do much. Just do what you enjoy, be truthful in your application, sincere and earnest in your essay, and hope for the best xD
SAT: 2060 Male
Keep those grades up, and take Honors and APNov 09 2010Unknown
Keep those grades up, and take Honors and AP classes. Follow all the UC requirements, especially for San Diego. I'm in Warren College, and they have a versatile list of requirements and I like their philosophy. Do well on SAT, do some Community Service work, and write a really good essay, making it personal and honest! This is a terrific school academically and socially! If you choose another school, you'll be missing out on the best!!!
ACT: 27 SAT: 1920 Male
Save yourself a lot of money and go toAug 01 2010History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Save yourself a lot of money and go to community college, get a 3.2 and sign a transfer agreement. You'll be guaranteed admission.
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I just had good grades, and was in the militarySep 25 2009Electrical Engineering
I just had good grades, and was in the military. You can do a tag agreement and get in with a bad gpa like a 2.00 or maybe a 2.5. I think for undergrad I would have been better of at a csu. The state schools may not have the competition or be as rigorous, but there emphasis is on undergrads, and that is just not the case with the UCs.
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I studied my ass off to get SAT scoresApr 27 2009Unknown
I studied my ass off to get SAT scores high above the norm. My grades were good but by no means stellar; I always had two or three B's because I had taken the accelerated lanes for every possible class, including two APs and two honors classes in junior year. I took a total of 5APs and four honors classes throughout my entire high school career. From what I hear, however, is that the standard has raised the bar for admissions.
I strongly urge that applicants have one or two strong extra-curricular activities throughout the entire high school career.
SAT: 1460 Female
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