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The University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Students who got into UIUC:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (50), Grades (52), Sports/Extracurriculars (22), College Essay (24)
Getting in was a breezeDec 05 2005Undecided
Getting in was a breeze. The application took me like 5 minutes to do. There was a short essay, but I just wrote a little stupid paragraph...it really doesn't matter what you put for the essay as long as you've gotten good grades and a good ACT (like 30+).
ACT: 30 Female
It's very numeric basedNov 16 2005Political Science
It's very numeric based. If you can't get your grades to a respectable level in time, the biggest thing you can do is just keep retaking the SAT.
ACT: 35 SAT: 1550 Male
Pretty much good grades in high school will getOct 18 2005Physics
pretty much good grades in high school will get you in.
ACT: 32 Female
I got in (I think) because I am aAug 29 2005Business - Management and Administration
I got in (I think) because I am a returning student that worked full-time for ten years before re-entering college. I had maturity, job experience (I was accepted into the business department), and a genuine need to learn more and get a degree (my parents didn't just make me go to college).
Female
Be involved in High SchoolJul 01 2005Civil Engineering
Be involved in High School. I think that helped me the most.
ACT: 26 Female
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