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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Students who got into UMass-Amherst:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (13), Grades (29), Sports/Extracurriculars (7), College Essay (7)
I transferred from a community college so I wasJun 17 2010Other
I transferred from a community college so I was guaranteed admission that might be a good way to do it.
Female
Middle of the road SAT scores, top 10% ofMay 20 2010Business - Management and Administration
Middle of the road SAT scores, top 10% of HS class, the normal recommendations, and some AP coursework. I don't know if any of that mattered. I got in everywhere that wasn't too much of a reach. This was really inexpensive and my dad went here. The any program at the business school requires Precalc, Calc I, Stats I & II along with the normal run of Econ 1 & 2, Accounting 1 & 2, and Finance courses. Be comfortable with math.
SAT: 1430 Male
Transfered after one year at UMass DartmouthMar 05 2010Other
Transfered after one year at UMass Dartmouth. Had a 3.5 GPA in my freshman year of college.

Its a big school, you have to take the good with the bad.
Male

It really isn't that hard to get in hereFeb 21 2010Unknown
SAT: 1260 Male
Getting into the school is good, it doesn't takeFeb 15 2010Undecided
Getting into the school is good, it doesn't take much in rigorous grades. Not difficult.

If you get in, use the Learning Resource Center, it's the only real teaching you might get on campus, but don't have them do all your homework for you.
ACT: 29 SAT: 2030 Male

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