Freshman Schedule to Apply to Ross

<p>Hello! So I know that a good GPA is a big part of getting accepted into Ross, but I am worried that taking 2 psychology classes won't look very good. This would be my schedule:</p>

1. econ 101
2. math 105 (pre-calc)
3. psych 121 (seminar)
4.psych 111</p>

1. calc 115
2. english 125
3. spanish level 2
4. intro to comm</p>

<p>Is this a pretty good schedule for applying to Ross? Thank you!!!!</p>

<p>You need another quantitative course. Some get in Econ 102 which is challenging.</p>

<p>yeah everyone advises taking econ 102 in freshman year. I would second that and a few more topic classes if you can fit them in.</p>

<p>I would like to get some input from students recently accepted into Ross and Ross Alum.</p>

<p>What would you consider a popular course regimen Freshman year to be beneficial into getting into Ross? </p>

<p>Lets figure you enter with no AP classes for student #1 </p>

<p>and </p>

<p>then figure you enter with AP Spanish, Econ and Calc.for student #2</p>

<p>Thank you</p>

<p>Stat 250, Econ 101, 102, 310, are pretty solid classes. Psych and Soc are generic freshman classes and well… in the perspective of humanities, kind of useful for business too.</p>

<p>You should take either Econ 102 or Stats 250. You’ll either get a required class out of the way in Econ or with stats you’d still get a quantitative class that’ll help you with TO second semester sophomore year.</p>

<p>Is taking Econ 102 that important? I was planning to do calc 1 first semester and Econ 101 second semester.
Should I try to squeeze Econ 101 into my first semester now?</p>

<p>As someone who recently got into Ross and knows a LOT of kids who did as well, I can confidently say that not taking Econ 102 isn’t a big deal.</p>

<p>One of my friends took Econ 101, got a B, and then took a very easy and light schedule. Both semesters, he only had 12 credits. In his extra time, he became very involved with our fraternity and took on a bunch of leadership roles and wrote a strong essay. He got in.</p>

<p>As long as you balance out your application to show that you’re using your non-academic time wisely, you’ll be fine. Just don’t take easy classes and do poorly in them, because that would be a huge red flag.</p>

<p>soccerwolfp is right – taking econ 102 before applying to ross isn’t that important</p>

What do you consider a very easy and light schedule for first and second semester?
Would you recommend using a Spanish AP and Econ AP credits out of HS or not and take Econ 101 and an entry level language? </p>

<p>Did you play on the club team?</p>


<p>teg- You can’t use AP credit to skip out of the Ross Econ 101 requirement, only IB. For Spanish, I would definitely use AP Credit to fulfill the requirement. This is a personal opinion of mine, since I don’t like language course and I find it annoying that you have to take them 4 times a week.
I would just recommend that you take classes that fulfill your requirements. Obviously you have to take the freshman writing courses, but I would also take classes such as Psych as a Natural Science which is basically a given A and would give you NS Credit. In my opinion, basically every social science and humanities subject has an easy intro course. There’s Soc 102: Sports and Society, PoliSci Intro to Political Philosophy, etc. These classes can all help you bump your GPA up. </p>

<p>That being said, Ross is pretty holistic in their app reviews. So I would highly recommend getting involved on campus. It doesn’t have to be in a business oriented club, but you should demonstrate a leadership role and a solid passion for it.</p>

<p>Finally, I would highly recommend that you befriend current Ross students. I used my extra-curricular connections to meet Ross kids who basically helped mentor me through the app process. They looked over my essays, told me what classes to take, etc.</p>

<p>SoccerWolfP, do you think it’s important to take any honors courses freshman year to get admitted to Ross?</p>