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How much of a hook is being a legacy at BC?

cd7537cd7537 Posts: 2Registered User New Member
edited February 2012 in Boston College
Just wondering how much this influences admission.
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Replies to: How much of a hook is being a legacy at BC?

  • bluebayoubluebayou Posts: 23,337Registered User Senior Member
    Legacy at most schools is a small plus factor. It will not overcome lackluster grades or ECs, for example, or poor recs.
  • SaintSaensSaintSaens Posts: 1,247Registered User Senior Member
    BC doesn't formally release their admissions criteria, so it's not really known if they even consider being a legacy in admissions (they probably do). What bluebayou said is probably true for BC.
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