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The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Students who got into WISC-Madison:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (35), Grades (56), Sports/Extracurriculars (19), College Essay (13)
I got in with okay grades, some extracurricular activitiesOct 25 2008History/Histories (art history/etc.)
i got in with okay grades, some extracurricular activities and because im not white. do the same and your spot is assured.
Female
If you're in-state (or from Minnesota), all they careMar 05 2008Psychology
If you're in-state (or from Minnesota), all they care about are your grades and ACT scores... It's supposed to be more difficult to get in from out-of-state...
ACT: 31 Male
I consistantly worked on keeping my grades up, gettingFeb 05 2008Pharmacy
I consistantly worked on keeping my grades up, getting a good ACT score, and really tried to get involved, and take leadership. I recommend that students really work hard to branch out and try things, also I recommend taking the hardest classes possible because adjusting to the level of work needed at madison is not easy.
Female
Selectivity to UW is extremely high - much tougherJan 11 2008Undecided
Selectivity to UW is extremely high - much tougher than even a couple of years ago. If you don't have at least a 3.7 or above (unweighted), and ACT scores hovering at 30 and higher, it'll be a reach school for you. From everything I've heard and seen, doesn't matter if you're IS or OOS, you better have been an excellent student throughout high school and show that you can handle the academics here or you won't get in! About as tough to get in as an IVY now.
Female
I just was a normal high schooler with goodJan 25 2007Biology
i just was a normal high schooler with good grades, and some sports extracirculars
ACT: 30 Male
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