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Anyone deferred from UIUC CS or CS+X?

lin233lin233 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Hi, I was deferred from CS today. I was just wondering how many students got deferred form CS/CS + X this year.
Just want to know if this is somehow common for CS applicants due to the competitiveness.
I have an ACT of 34, TOEFL of 109(I'm an Asian), and (probably) good ECs.
Thanks!

Replies to: Anyone deferred from UIUC CS or CS+X?

  • WardenEliteWardenElite Registered User Posts: 51 Junior Member
    Yea,

    1560 SAT, 800 math, 760 reading
    UW: GPA 3.85, 4.0 w/o freshman year, W: 4.7
    Strong ECs

    Not the most APs, a mix between APs and honors.
    Strong essay.

    I'm speculating that if your academics are even a notch below perfect, your chances drop quite a bit for a major like CS.
  • momofgr8kidsmomofgr8kids Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    My son was deferred for CS.
    OOS
    GPA 4.0 (UW) 4.45 (W)
    ACT 34
    EC's include sports, robotics, cyper patriots, internship
    Honors and 11 AP classes upon graduation

    Still playing the waiting game.
  • Cam367Cam367 Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    I got deferred for CS.
    OOS
    GPA 4.23 (W)
    SAT 1530 (W/R 730 M 800)
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