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didn't take SAT 2 chemistry or physics

ConfabulatorConfabulator Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
edited December 2006 in Carnegie Mellon University
is there any way I can still get into CIT? I took biology, didn't realize chemistry or physics was required.


Math 2-770
AP Stats-5
AP Bio-5

weighted gpa about 3.85
school doesnt rank, probably top 10%
National merit semifinalist
4 years of varsity in 3 sports
pretty bad volunteer stuff.
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Replies to: didn't take SAT 2 chemistry or physics

  • KrazyKowKrazyKow Registered User Posts: 1,526 Senior Member
    You'll never know unless you apply, will you? Either that, or call the admissions office. I doubt it is a really strict rule.
  • kjofkwkjofkw Registered User Posts: 812 Member
    We called about a missing SAT II for a different major. It would be impossible for my d. to take this particular test, never having had the subject in high school. They told us that not having the required SAT II's, would not necessarily eliminate a candidate, but it might put them at a disadvantage. Call Admissions -- and the department -- if you are concerned.
  • bruno123bruno123 Registered User Posts: 1,390 Senior Member
    You have really great SAT and Math IIc scores. It'd be unwise to rule you out just because you didn't take the Physics or Chemistry SAT II tests, especially if you took at least one year of each of those two subjects while in High School. In any case, you'd have to check with the admissions office first.
  • ConfabulatorConfabulator Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    thanks a lot for your help
  • Spetsnaz OpSpetsnaz Op Registered User Posts: 870 Member
    they should still have SAT II sessions avaliable...........i took mine way after november 18
  • rabbit23rabbit23 Registered User Posts: 206 Junior Member
    Yeah.. if you can still take the December SAT IIs..
  • ever_afterever_after Registered User Posts: 469 Member
    I interviewed over the summer before I had taken Chem. My interviewer noticed that I hadn't put anything down and I explained the situation. He said that it was good that I was taking it, but that since the rest of my application was so strong (my SAT's were even slightly weaker than yours) I would be a viable applicant without the test. Take it if you can, but don't stress over it.
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