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Suggest a few Colleges Please

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  • anriudhaanriudha Registered User Posts: 2,446 Senior Member
    @BlueBox: They're the amount of credits the student scored at the end outta 45 and the colleges they got into


    add 38: Johns Hopkins
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    prateek: Yea, if you apply towards the end then your chances of admission reduces significantly. However if you apply early then chances of admission are good, especially because U Mich has rolling admissions.

    aniruddh: Oh, I see. I'm totally ignorant when it comes to IB.
  • anriudhaanriudha Registered User Posts: 2,446 Senior Member
    @blue_box: UM has totally changed their admissions policy.. Check the website out... Bad news for us! :'( :'(
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    Where?
    Will my application be reviewed any differently now that U-M is using the Common App?
    No; our application review process will remain the same.

    From the U Mich Admissions website.
  • anriudhaanriudha Registered User Posts: 2,446 Senior Member
    Will U-M still have an Early Response option?
    U-M will change from Early Response to Early Action; our deadline will remain November 1 and decisions will be released by December 23.
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    Consequently its a good idea to apply Early Action. Remember Early Action is not Early Decision.
  • anriudhaanriudha Registered User Posts: 2,446 Senior Member
    Yup, but there's no "apply early, get in" kinda thing anymore :(
  • EpitomeOfIdiocyEpitomeOfIdiocy Registered User Posts: 51 Junior Member
    Are those scores out of 42 or out of 45? If they are out of 45... congratulations aniruddh, you made my day. Haha.

    Well that significantly lowers my UMich chances doesn't it. I'll probably EA UMich then considering I'm no super genius with an ensured seat at Stanford.

    Oh do you? I didn't know them too well myself actually. Except for like 4 or 5 of them. Can I consider SUNY Buffalo a safety?

    Damn University admissions drive me crazy. The fact that only 2 Indians got accepted into Stanford EA wouldn't mean that RDing would give me a better chance would it? Doesn't sound realistic but asking anyway ^^

    Thanks a lot everyone
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    Epitome: No, EA will always give you a better chance. Don't let the numbers fool you, 2 Indians got in because the no. of applicants who applied EA is less than RD.

    aniruddh: The apply early get in early thing is still there, but with fixed dates. Make sure you make it for EA.
  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
    ^ Dude. SCEA is equally if not more competitive than RD. Go look at the threads on the Yale and Stanford forums. 99.99% of SCEA acceptees had major hooks. They would have got accepted even if they had applied in RD. And this holds true for Indians too.

    OP: EA/ED at another college will be much easier. It'll actually increase your chances. But in the end, I'll leave the decision up to you.
  • anriudhaanriudha Registered User Posts: 2,446 Senior Member
    They're out of 45! :P

    Buffalo can be considered a safety.. Oh I know TA as well, but she shifted to Kodaikanal Intl School from TISB

    There really isn't any need to fret so much about the admissions, though its an excruciating process.

    @blue: yeah, I'll make it in time for the EA date.. I'll still complete and submit the app by october or something!
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    prateek: I've searched the first few pages on the Stanford forum. Could you please show me the thread with the following statistic:
    99.99% of SCEA acceptees had major hooks

    Thanks.
  • blue_boxblue_box Registered User Posts: 1,755 Senior Member
    I ctrl+F 'ed "hook" on those pages and got no results, much less a 99.99% of acceptees had major hooks statement.
  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
    Ok maybe 90%. URM's, legacies, 2400's, STS's galore. And read those threads. They explicitly say if you're not a strong applicant don't bother with SCEA. Especially considering Stanford defers only 12%ish
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