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Category: ACT & SAT

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into the University of Rochester: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

If you’re looking for a friendly community feeling to your college—but also want the resources of a big research university—the University of Rochester might be a great fit. With stellar academics, Rochester is also the sixth largest employer in New York, giving you a sense of its size! Renowned for everything from it’s a cappella […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into George Washington University: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Have you been watching old episodes of West Wing with more than a tinge of envy? George Washington University might be for you. If the name didn’t already give it away, George Washington University is in Washington, D.C., and has an excellent reputation in political science (among other areas). Located near the State Department, GW’s […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into Baylor: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

How do you know if Baylor University is the right place for you? First, take a look at its reputation and what unites its student body. Then, find out more about Baylor admissions and see if your profile makes the school a good fit for you! In Waco, Texas, Baylor is a Baptist university known […]

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Molly Kiefer

Barnard College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

What is the Barnard admissions committee looking for? Well, a good place to start is the word splashed across Barnard’s website, describing the college’s personality: “Bold.” That’s what you have to be to choose the prestigious, highly selective women’s liberal arts college in New York City! Known around the world as one of the oldest […]

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Molly Kiefer

UMass Amherst Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is one of the nation’s leading research universities — ranked 26th — but going there is also like being enrolled in four more prestigious colleges. That’s because UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Hampshire College, and the 2nd best liberal arts […]

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Allyson Evans

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

Want to join the Fighting Illini? Who wouldn’t? With a beautiful campus located only a few hours from Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a great school with a lot to offer. Did you know that: The University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign was recently ranked 13th for best public university in the U.S, with […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into Fordham: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Dreaming of New York City? Fordham University has you covered. With a main campus in the Bronx, a second at Lincoln Center, and yet another in Westchester, attending the university gives you an opportunity to explore both the college’s and the city’s rich offerings. And its academics are top-notch, as well. Among Fordham’s more unique […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into Syracuse: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Maybe you’ve been shouting “Go Orange!” since you could talk. Maybe you’re a big fan of Joyce Carol Oates, Cheryl Strayed, or William Safire. Or maybe you just really, really love snow (Syracuse gets around 100 inches a year!). If you fall into any of these three categories, Syracuse University may be a great fit. […]

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Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Get Into Marquette: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

Marquette University is a private, Jesuit university that is ranked #89 in national universities. Marquette is located walking distance from downtown Milwaukee, a city full of museums, restaurants, music venues, and many other fun and exciting things to do. So if you’re looking for an urban college experience in small-ish and super welcoming city, Marquette […]

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Nadyja Von Ebers

Pepperdine Admissions: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get in

Pepperdine University is a private, Christian, research-based college located in Malibu California. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, I can’t think of a more beautiful place to go to school. While you don’t have to identify as any particular religion to attend Pepperdine, it’s worth mentioning right away that attendance requires religious participation. According to U.S News […]

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