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Princeton accepts C student

iamahappyguyiamahappyguy Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
edited March 2011 in Princeton University
I received a C in biology, chemistry, and physics. My overall GPA is in the 3 point something range and I have over 2000 on my SATs. I really hope Princeton accepts me. They always say they are looking for diversity. Maybe, academice diversity (not being valedictorian or a national merit finalist) also applies.

Please pray for me.
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Replies to: Princeton accepts C student

  • stevierimbaudstevierimbaud Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
    I think that by academic diversity they mean poor students, though? (Not saying you are a poor student, but three c's does say something. I think academic diversity is more that they they value different types of academics: natural sciences, engineering, arts, humanities, linguistics etc...

    Generally, I think that Princeton won't accept you if you don't have anything that appeals to them. If you have something special about you - they might overlook your rather poor grades. But if you don't.... All I can say is good luck.
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