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Northeastern Dean's Scholarship but not Honors College?
I was recently accepted EA to the Northeastern business school (yay!) with a Dean's Scholarship. I wasn't accepted to the Honors College, and truthfully, I don't care about that as much as my parents do; but in order to satisfy them, I did some research and it says that the top 10-15% of the freshman class is placed in honors. I have a 4.37 GPA (4.0 UW) & a 1500 SAT with a ton of involved ECs, so I was a bit surprised that this wasn't the top 10-15%, but was mostly just grateful to get in so I let it go. But my friend who also just got in brought up that the website says, "Students who are in the top 10-15% of our applicant pool are considered for competitive merit awards, including the prestigious Dean’s Scholarship. Recipients are awarded between $10,000 and $25,000 annually." Sooo.. if I got a scholarship, wouldn't I be in the top 10-15%, ie. in the Honors College? Again, I really am just grateful to have gotten in and know that not getting into honors won't break my life apart, but I am a bit curious now. Does anyone have any insight? Or thoughts? Parents want me to appeal but I don't want to cause drama.