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Accepted to CNS Computer Science!:)

tarchastarchas Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
Sup guys,
Story:
I don't know if you guys remember me, but I posted a lot of chance me threads haha:) I got accepted into A&M Electrical Engineering, but the cost of living is quite high.. and I live in Austin but my rank is 3/25 and my SAT Math (700) + Reading (610) = 1310, so we were really doubting acceptance from UT, and that SAT gives auto admittance into A&M.

But today I got my acceptance on the application.. surprisingly! And instead of getting into my first major choice Math.. I got into CS. Either way, Math/Programming (Java,C++) is what I am for sure best at so I'm happy.

Just goes to show that people out of the top 8% (or whatever ruling it is at the time) can get accepted!:)
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Replies to: Accepted to CNS Computer Science!:)

  • kp217kp217 Posts: 225Registered User Junior Member
    Congratulations! but i mean, 3/25...the 'hope for getting in outside of top 8' would make us more hopeful if you were like 10th haha. but good for you
  • tarchastarchas Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
    Haha.. actually. Last year there were about 20-21 students, and the third ranker didn't get into UT.. but instead got into Columbia (TOP TOP ivy) with full ride. Its weird how sometimes UT works lol.
  • eaglemom10eaglemom10 Posts: 452Registered User Member
    @tarchas: Congrats! Same thing as my S. Accepted into CS (second choice), math was first. #26/103. You're twins! Except he's not applied engineering at TAMU. He was accepted for Math.

    You going to UT? S is still deciding.
  • tarchastarchas Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
    Yeah, I'm going to UT for sure. I saw your thread also, and the thing is I live in Austin, and UT which is top 10 for CS, is literally in my backyard (not really, only 10 mins away from my home). So why would I not go there :)? My parents just dont wan't me to go to A&M and be spending out of my butt for just living there :).

    And again, Congrats on your son! Even with a kind of low ranking, but a good SAT, he was still accepted! Major props!:)
  • ezra11ezra11 Posts: 120Registered User Junior Member
    Congrats! I got accepted to the same major, so maybe I'll see you there lol.
  • tarchastarchas Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
    For sure! Haha. I already paid the $200 fee. Looks like I'm in:)
  • redhotsrockredhotsrock Posts: 203Registered User Junior Member
    congratulations man, I knew you would get in. Hope to see you there!
  • tarchastarchas Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
    Thanks redhots. Hopefully and congratz on your acceptance again!:)
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