|By Neilverma (Neilverma) on Wednesday, August 20, 2003 - 09:46 pm: Edit|
In your opinion, which do you think is the most important accomplishment for admissions?
I know they are all important and you won't get anywhere with one and not another, but which do you think one should devote the most time to achieving? (i.e. SAT vs. Rank/GPA ?)
|By Wab (Wab) on Thursday, August 21, 2003 - 01:16 am: Edit|
I think I've heard that it's GPA. Maybe rank...
|By Ariesathena (Ariesathena) on Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 01:38 am: Edit|
GPA... as someone said, the grades are a marathon, and the SAT is a sprint - this was actually in regards to the LSAT, but still holds true. An excellent GPA with decent SATs will get you a lot further than a decent GPA with excellent SATs.
|By Crystal_Baller (Crystal_Baller) on Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 12:36 pm: Edit|
not true. the SAT is used to measure grade inflation. if you have a 4.0 and an 1100 on the SAT, most universities will think your grades were easy to achieve since the national standard (SAT) says you're school isn't hard. so even if you take AP courses, the only way you can prove your grades aren't inflated are by scoring fives on the exam, which diminishes the importance of the SAT.
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