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CrillmomCrillmom Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
Does it help in the admission process if both parents were students at the university of maryland college park?

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  • 1214mom1214mom Registered User Posts: 4,209 Senior Member
    I don't believe it really helps, but it certainly doesn't hurt. I have heard some people say it does help, just a little.
  • maryversitymaryversity Registered User Posts: 1,994 Senior Member
    When my eldest was applying, I asked that question point blank. I was told, by an admissions officer, unequivocally, that it made no difference whatsoever in the admissions process. He explained that the only way it "helped" was to make those students, after admitted, then eligible for some additional scholarships that are specifically designated for "legacy" students...when I looked into it, it really was only a few scholarships, nothing earth-shattering.
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