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BME Direct admit

daivikodaiviko Registered User Posts: 193 Junior Member
edited January 2010 in University of Washington
Alright, So I'm currently a high school junior and I know that UW will be bringing back direct BME admission. It says that the average BME student that is admitted directly receives a 3.9 gpa. I have a 3.9, probably will get around 2000-2100 on the SAT, and have taken every ap math and science class the school offers. Would you say I'm safe for direct admission?
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Replies to: BME Direct admit

  • revonu11revonu11 Registered User Posts: 154 Junior Member
    I wouldn't say you're "safe". I'd just say you're "competitive". BME admission is an utter crapshoot; I've heard of upper-division applicants getting turned away with 3.92 GPAs.

    My guess is that they want to see a lot of relevant ECs.
  • iloveuwiloveuw Registered User Posts: 132 Junior Member
    yeah, you should not only focus on grades, but also on EC's.
    UW wants to see some active, diverse students out there.
    i know several ppl who got rejected by UW because they didn't do a lot of EC's.
  • whereshouldigo?whereshouldigo? Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    I can confidentially say you have a 0% chance of getting into BME directly considering that they aren't doing direct admits this year.
  • daivikodaiviko Registered User Posts: 193 Junior Member
    Ehem, i mentioned that I was applying NEXT fall not this one. I have been doing this research internship for a few years with this professor, does that help?
  • revonu11revonu11 Registered User Posts: 154 Junior Member
    If it's biotech-related then definitely. It also gives you something to write about for your essays.
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