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What GPA /Sat should you have?

HopefulCEOHopefulCEO - 620 replies266 threads Member
edited July 2008 in Elon University
Im a junior considering Elon and wondering what they look for
edited July 2008
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  • Wneckid99Wneckid99 864 replies61 threads Member
    whatever gpa you want

    the sat range is around 1180-1340-- that around 50%
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  • 252525252525 242 replies21 threads Junior Member
    really? does that reflect this year's admitted students? I know three people who did not get in with high 1200 and low 1300 range.
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  • JustAMomOf4JustAMomOf4 4425 replies138 threads Senior Member
    My daughter is on the waitlist with SAT's of 600CR/660M/600W.
    Good luck.
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  • OzymandiasOzymandias 20 replies6 threads New Member
    740CR/660M/660W worked for me, but there's so much variation. If you're good at something you'll be fine. Write a good essay, make it unique, and obscure (But Good). Let your teachers edit it, make sure it's something meaningful. You'll be fine.
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  • newmanewma 35 replies25 threads Junior Member
    To 252525:

    The SAT is not the only criterion for admission. What were your friends'
    other stats? GPA? Many honors or AP classes? Elon also considers the
    writing component of the SAT, how did they do on that? I am curious
    because I often see comments like yours and I am trying to figure out
    how useful the SAT score is as a predictor.

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  • 252525252525 242 replies21 threads Junior Member
    NewMa: actually, they were both quite good students, strong grades, strong classes, one had a 1250 and the other a 1300 or 1320....have no idea about their essay, obviously, but it is just proof that what we hear is true: Elon is getting more and more competitive.
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  • HopefulCEOHopefulCEO - 620 replies266 threads Member
    my brother got in with a 3.5 and 1490 SAT. He took 4 APs while I only took 2. His GPA is around 2 or 3 points above mine.
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  • bluebird11bluebird11 1 replies0 threads New Member
    I got in with CR 710/ M 640/ E 670

    ACT 29

    GPA- 3.82 before elon converted it to their scale
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  • afez34afez34 1 replies0 threads New Member
    I was accepted with 600CR/660M/620W. My gpa was a 3.3 before it was recalculated. I took 3 AP and 5 honors classes throughout high school and average about a B in those courses. However, I went to visit the school and the head of admissons for my state (NJ) remembered my essay from the other hundreds she had read at that time. She told me Elon relies on the essay to discover what kind of person you are and outstanding essays are equally as valuable as outstanding SAT scores.
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  • eleveneleveneleveneleven 13 replies1 threads New Member
    I was accepted with 710CR/700M/670W. I was also an IB diploma candidate, which means I was enrolled in 6 IB courses during each of my junior and senior classes. I was accepted into the Honors Fellows program as well. Good luck : )
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  • eleveneleveneleveneleven 13 replies1 threads New Member
    Oh, and my GPA was a 4.3 weighted. I believe that it was a 3.6 unweighted.
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