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The University of Washington - Seattle

Students who got into UWash-Seattle:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (25), Grades (36), Sports/Extracurriculars (15), College Essay (15)
3.7 GPA in high schoolSep 23 2010Business - Management and Administration
3.7 GPA in high school
11 AP classes in high school
1900 SAT score
4 years of Track and Field
4 years of activities coordinator of ACC
2 years of Barista work
100+ hours of community service

I believe that a 3.6 GPA is a good shot for the UW.
Be committed to an extra-curricular activity. (the magic number is 4)
The SAT is a messed up test that Collegeboard makes money off of, but you have to do well. For your own sake.
You don't have to take 11 AP classes. Balance hard classes and a great GPA.
SAT: 1900 Male

I got good grades, participated in many activities atAug 24 2010Biology
I got good grades, participated in many activities at my school and in the community and I was Captain of every athletic team I participated on.
ACT: 25 SAT: 1900 Female
Focus on the essays, that is where the mostAug 13 2010Biology
Focus on the essays, that is where the most emphasis is put. Grades are important (I had a 4.0, so life was a bit easier) but if you can prove you can think outside a classroom environment (test scores, essays, extra activities), this liberal college will take your money in exchange for some sort of degree.
ACT: 31 Male
I had a 3May 19 2010Business - Management and Administration
I had a 3.8 G.P.A and was involved in a lot of extra curricular activities like Volleyball, Basketball Manager, Golf, FCCLA, Student Ambassador, Internship programs, National Honor Society, and a Class Officer. I also worked on my essays a lot and had other people read over them.
SAT: 1770 Female
You need good test scores and good grades toApr 08 2010Engineering Department
You need good test scores and good grades to get in. It would help if you have good extracurricular activities and a bit of personality about you to stand out from the crowd. Just make sure this is the only place your program of study exists. Otherwise, look elsewhere.
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