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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Students who got into UMass-Amherst:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (14), Grades (29), Sports/Extracurriculars (7), College Essay (7)
At least a B average, at least a 1800Oct 19 2011Political Science
At least a B average, at least a 1800 on your SATs, and be extremely involved in school. The school is getting harder each year to get into, very competitive.
SAT: 1830 Female
I worked hard in high school and also inOct 11 2011Animal Studies
I worked hard in high school and also in my first year of college at a smaller state school. The transfer process was pretty simple and I would recommend being a well rounded student and keeping your grades up.
I got my Eagle Scout award, I got A'sApr 29 2011Mechanical Engineering
I got my Eagle Scout award, I got A's and a lot of B's. I was the president on my youth group. Be well rounded. I got an 1820 on the SAT's
SAT: 1820 Male
Well I'm a guy so I had an advantageApr 20 2011Nursing
Well I'm a guy so I had an advantage applying to the nursing program here. The people in the school of nursing have nothing to do with the application process; it is entirely controlled by an office somewhere. However the dean of the nursing school told us that they accept students largely on their date of application and diversity. You can do what's called early application and if accepted you have to go here you can't defer and I've asked everybody and pretty much everyone who did it got in so that might be your golden ticket. Good Luck!
SAT: 1340 Male
To get in, I just described who I wasMar 21 2011PreMed and Medical
To get in, I just described who I was and what i did. I was very motivated in highschool and had an exceptionally high GPA and was very involved in sports and music and honor societies so i could've gotten into anywhere.. Just try and make yourself seem really good. You need atleast a 3.5 in highschool or else you probably wont get in. As someone who was accepted last year (2010), I can tell you that only the top 60 kids in my class of 300 got into Umass, (meaning the top 60 all had GPA's of about 3.5) then rest were waitlisted or declined.
ACT: 25 SAT: 1800 Female
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