College question

Lager

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Did anybody here apply to college they had no intention of going to but just to see if they will get accepted?
 
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Nope, got my ACT scores - top 5% of all the students score-wise, but my GPA at the time was a ~2 (out of 4), so I settled on a state school.

Kinda ridiculous the big-name schools sending me crap just because I scored so high on the ACT (and prolly because I'm from one of the best school districts in the US and I'm a minority), but kinda failed to notice my GPA . . ..
 

bradruth

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No, I already planned on going to UND so that's the only place I applied. I could have easily gotten into a "better" college, since I was WAY over the minimum standards to go here, but they offer what I want at the best possible price & it's not far away from home.
 

Gyrene

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Yea. I applied to Princeton, because I was told they hardly ever accept anyone from the South. They accepted me. I'd never go there though, Purdue all the way. :)
 

wiredspider

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Sorta, they sent me an app saying no essay and no app fee, so I was like alright! I got in BTW.
 

Lager

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HOLY SH!T THERE IS ALOT OF GENIUSES IN HERE.

Doesn't Broohaha go to UPenn?

WTF happened to Broohaha anyway?
 

DaWhim

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apply a few as safety school. then you can compare the financial package they give you.
I was gonna apply to that college and they had their deadline on march 1st. all my applications had the deadline on jan 15th. when the time approached, I said screw it, I knew that I wouldn't go there at all.
 

BornStar

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Originally posted by: Gyrene
Yea. I applied to Princeton, because I was told they hardly ever accept anyone from the South. They accepted me. I'd never go there though, Purdue all the way. :)
What the... You go to Purdue?

In response, I only applied to schools that I wanted to go to (three total).
 

Lager

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Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: Gyrene
Yea. I applied to Princeton, because I was told they hardly ever accept anyone from the South. They accepted me. I'd never go there though, Purdue all the way. :)
What the... You go to Purdue?

In response, I only applied to schools that I wanted to go to (three total).

That's what I was thinking. Purdue over Princeton.... :confused:
 

BornStar

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Originally posted by: coldcut
Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: Gyrene
Yea. I applied to Princeton, because I was told they hardly ever accept anyone from the South. They accepted me. I'd never go there though, Purdue all the way. :)
What the... You go to Purdue?

In response, I only applied to schools that I wanted to go to (three total).

That's what I was thinking. Purdue over Princeton.... :confused:
No, I go to Purdue, I just didn't know he attended here too.
 

BornStar

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Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
I go to Purdue, I missed you last week BornStar
Last week? What happened last week?

You were at mike's, I couldn't make it
Oh, yeah. That was a little bit more than a week ago though. :) I was disappointed more people didn't show up.
 

Platypus

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Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
I go to Purdue, I missed you last week BornStar
Last week? What happened last week?

You were at mike's, I couldn't make it
Oh, yeah. That was a little bit more than a week ago though. :) I was disappointed more people didn't show up.

I'll be over this weekend probably. What is your major/year btw?
 

zod

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Also applied to a few as safeties - SUNY Binghampton and SUNY Albany. Ended up going to Washington University.
 

BornStar

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Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
I'll be over this weekend probably. What is your major/year btw?
I'm in CIMT and I should graduate in 2006, I hope... :)
 

Orsorum

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I applied to UW, WWU, USC, UCSD, UCSB, and UC-Berkeley, only Berkeley rejected me.

I still wish I'd tried for a full-ride at USC. :eek:

Oh well, maybe I'll teach there after I get my LL.D.
 

Gyrene

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Originally posted by: BornStar18
No, I go to Purdue, I just didn't know he attended here too.


Not there yet. I was supposed to be there this semester, but I had to take a little break to make some money so I could afford it. I'll be moving up there in late May/early June.
 

Platypus

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Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
Originally posted by: BornStar18
Originally posted by: CorporateRecreation
I'll be over this weekend probably. What is your major/year btw?
I'm in CIMT and I should graduate in 2006, I hope... :)

cool, heh 10000
eh? What's your major/year?

10,000 as in posts for me, I'm CPT/TNT and a soph