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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (22), Grades (34), Sports/Extracurriculars (14), College Essay (26)
To get in here, I performed well in high schoolApr 15 2004Aerospace Engineering
To get in here, I performed well in high school. Do well on your SAT, participate in extracirricular activities, take hard classes, and get a good GPA. There is no magic here. You will know if you can get in or not. If you have a low GPA, or even a good one with easy classes, you know you're borderline. I'd say look to your class ranking for your chances of getting in. Gotta be top 10%, probably higher. If you're below that, that does not count you out from getting in. But, you better have some extracirricular activities to help you out, as well as a good SAT score, and overall you just can't count on getting in unless you know you have a good overall package.
SAT: 1360 Male
Just make certain the admissions office knows how interestedMar 14 2004History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Just make certain the admissions office knows how interested you are. I know that UVa gets a ton of applications, but I met the dean of admissions during my second year and he could remember my application as well as the applications of most of the other students I was with that day. They pay very close attention to the application, so make it good!
SAT: 1410 Female
Work hard in highschool, do lots of extracurriculars, theFeb 26 2004History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Work hard in highschool, do lots of extracurriculars, the norm.
SAT: 1270 Female
You have to be at least in the topFeb 17 2004Political Science
You have to be at least in the top ten percent of your graduating class. Very invoved in high school. I think it is very important to write a unique essay. There are so many people that apply and the essay is the one chance to give the admissions people a look at a person rather than statistics. The SATs and such matter... but they won't cut it for you without proving you're a well-rounded person. Let them know you're bringing something new on grounds.
SAT: 1190 Female
I was a leader at my high school, IFeb 10 2004Psychology
I was a leader at my high school, I was a leader outside of my high school, my SATs were decent, my GPA was decent, and it really wasn't that much of a stretch.
SAT: 1400 Female
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