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What does Wisconsin weight in admissions specifically?

ryan2288ryan2288 Registered User Posts: 2,501 Senior Member
edited September 2005 in University of Wisconsin
Hey, I am applying to Madison from out of state(north Atlanta) and I have viewed Wisconsin's application process but I have no idea what they weight the most. I will not post a chances thread because I have not finished my testing yet but I would like to know if Wisconsin places emphasis on something outside of the basics(GPA,SAT). Also, are the admissions rolling at Wisconsin?
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Replies to: What does Wisconsin weight in admissions specifically?

  • TransferTransfer Registered User Posts: 740 Member
    1. It is rolling

    2. Class rank is huge. Unless you're an URM or something, you should really be in the top 20% of your HS class, more like top 15% (the average student was in the 90th percentile). They recalculate your GPA, but id imagine most kids were 3.5-4.0+ types. I have a few friends from private schools on the east/west coast who had 3.0-3.5 GPAs but they had 1450+ SAT scores.
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