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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)
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

To get in you must have well above average gradesFeb 01 2010Electrical Engineering
To get in you must have well above average grades. It is getting harder to gain acceptance. I think that is a good thing. I'm in engineering and it is very challenging. You have to be willing to work and apply yourself. There are a lot of extra project to work on and the students here are smart. I can't imaging going anywhere else.
ACT: 35 SAT: 2325 Male
Write an exceptional essay and earn at least aJan 22 2010Economics
Write an exceptional essay and earn at least a B or higher in all of your classes.
Female
Since Umass amherst is so much more competitive nowDec 22 2009PreMed and Medical
Since Umass amherst is so much more competitive now it has gotten much harder to get in, even as a state school. I recommend getting SAT scores over 600 and at least being in the top 30% of your class to stand a good chance of being accepted.
SAT: 2250 Male
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