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Former University of Michigan Points System

YukosYukos Posts: 48Registered User Junior Member
Hey

Can anyone provide me with a link to the old UM points system that UM was sued for?

Thanks!
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Replies to: Former University of Michigan Points System

  • snorkysnorky Posts: 575Registered User Member
  • hoedownhoedown Posts: 3,751Registered User Senior Member
    Take note that the Engineering index was a little different--math and verbal sections got separate points, and the overall point total went higher because of it.
  • umardarrumardarr Posts: 883Registered User Member
    I woulda gotten a 97/100 under the old system. Straight up rejection, haha
  • A2Wolves6A2Wolves6 Posts: 4,232Registered User Senior Member
    Wow, the difference between a 22 and a 30 on the ACT was one point on the admissions system.

    I got a 102/100 on the old system.
  • imiracle911imiracle911 Posts: 3,309Registered User Senior Member
    i found it really annoying that they group 1360 with 1500+ SAT they are really different.
  • christine430christine430 Posts: 46Registered User Junior Member
    interesting, i ended up with a 125/100
  • hoedownhoedown Posts: 3,751Registered User Senior Member
    imiracle,

    yes, they are really different, but both students are pretty "admissable" as far as test scores alone go. I always thought it was odd that U-M didn't differentiate between test score much (I mean, there are such wide ranges, all getting the same points) when students themselves seem to find the differences so meaningful. I thought from a PR standpoint, a student who gets a 1210 would accept that he didn't get admitted when an otherwise-identical peer with a 1300 got in. Students, parents, admissions counselors would all accept that, and no find it arbitrary or gripe about it (much). So why not work with those differences and differentiate between students more using this measure? But who asked me? LOL

    I certainly does demonstrate how important U-M finds academic factors. GPA counted for a LOT, as did curriculum and school factors. And they still do, even though the readers don't use any sort of point system anymore.
  • collegehopeful99collegehopeful99 Posts: 140Registered User Junior Member
    I got a 139/100. The whole URM thing really boosted it.
  • ckmets13ckmets13 Posts: 2,294Registered User Senior Member
    YES- 104, and im not a URM haha
  • tetrahedr0ntetrahedr0n Posts: 1,953Registered User Senior Member
    Hm.... the Michigan Review one was interesting....
  • kb54010kb54010 Posts: 1,133Registered User Senior Member
    hehe...I got a 135...yeah..the URM thing is always a help.

    You know what's funny though...the essay was worth 2 point.

    LOL
  • glucose101glucose101 Posts: 5,264Registered User Senior Member
    134/100 here, 114 without the URM points.
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