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Reed College 2014 Applicants

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Replies to: Reed College 2014 Applicants

  • gary7gary7 Registered User Posts: 2,983 Senior Member
    At least you know you are good enough if you got 2 waitlists :) And there's always hope of making it considering the variable yields this year.
  • bootherizerbootherizer Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    I just got an email acceptance from Reed last night. Has any one else heard back yet?
  • Paradox7Paradox7 Registered User Posts: 395 Member
    ^Almost everyone has, bootherizer. Congratulations!
  • tagbandatagbanda Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    Rejected. Feels really horrible. Reed was top choice and I'm sure I'm going to be rejected everywhere (Richmond wants me to pay full fees to be waitlisted!) :(
  • Paradox7Paradox7 Registered User Posts: 395 Member
    I'm so sorry, tagbanda. I'm sure something will work out though.
  • tagbandatagbanda Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    Thanks. Fingers crossed, got only three colleges to go, but hopes are very low...
  • nicollesnicolles Registered User Posts: 589 Member
    Wow, there's alot of international's here...cool...Is any one a transfer student by any chance? I won't fin out till the middle of may which REALLY sucks.....

    For those of you who got accepted, do you mind my asking what your stats are? I just wanna get an impression of whether I should continue to hope or just give up completely...
  • MajikatMajikat Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    I got in! Stats:

    GPA: 3.9
    ACT: 34
    SAT: 2210
    Extracurriculars: French Club pres., NHS, Model UN, Peer Court, Drama Club, Greek teacher and student, Environmental Club...other stuff I can't remember
    My Common App essay was about my experience in Paraguay last summer as a volunteer for Amigos de las Americas.

    I also got accepted to Lewis & Clark, U of Puget Sound, and Middlebury but I think my mum has already decided on Reed for me because of the financial aid. Which is fine by me; it's probably my top choice here anyway :)
  • SageMIomoSageMIomo Registered User Posts: 109 Junior Member
    Congrats Majikat! God I wish I could have high testing scores, but standardized testing wasn't meant for me.
  • nicollesnicolles Registered User Posts: 589 Member
    Way to go dude! At least I have the gpa, the testing...yeah not my thing....
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