Who gets in CMU???





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By Dragonium (Dragonium) on Friday, March 21, 2003 - 01:52 am: Edit

If you got the undergraduate admittance letter from Carnegie Mellon University, could you post your stats?

By Doctort (Doctort) on Friday, March 21, 2003 - 02:39 pm: Edit

I got into CIT and MCS.
My Stats:
800M, 700V
800 Math 2C, 740 Chem, 730 Writing
Rank: top 14% in a class of 200 at one of the most competitive public high schools in New England.
Lots of volunteering experiences at various organizations, done research for two companies, play two instruments, and other stuff.

By Cruelfate (Cruelfate) on Friday, March 21, 2003 - 03:43 pm: Edit

got in to MCS
710M 680V
710 Math IIC, 710 Bio. M, 800 Hebrew
Rank: 1/535 public
Lived in Israel for 5 years... apperently good enough ECs (lol)....
Most likely not going, but it is good to know I got in somewhere.

By Yoyo (Yoyo) on Friday, March 21, 2003 - 04:34 pm: Edit

I got into the Carnegie Mellon Scholars Program (joint Mellon College of Sciences and College of Humanities and Social Sciences)

780M, 710V
770 Writing, 750 Math IC, 770 Chemistry, 760 Biology
Rank: Top 10% in class of about 600 in a highly competitive public school in the Northeast
Play two instruments, volunteered at many organizations, several leadership positions, olympic-developmental lacrosse player, bunch of other stuff
It's not my first choice, but I'm just happy that I got in because it's a really good college. I'm still waiting for my top choices right now (cough cough April 2nd lol)

By Lizzie (Lizzie) on Friday, March 21, 2003 - 11:15 pm: Edit

I got into IS and SCS
720M 690V
710 Math 2C, 570 Chem, 720 Writing (improved from 550 1st time :P)
4.3 GPA top five percent (25/560)
all AP/honors classes that i could schedule
lots of activities...2 instruments intl piano guild acted in movie that made it to toronto intl teen film festival varsity gymnastics/cross country 4-H secretary/treasurer, representative model,etc volunt many places

By Proline6 (Proline6) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 12:38 am: Edit

Got in SCS, CIT and IS.
640V 720M
660 Writing, 740 Math IIC, 750 Chem
3.98 unweighted
290 TOEFL (cbt)

international student from japan/singapore

By Anagendra (Anagendra) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 02:29 am: Edit

Got into College of Humanities and Social Sciences for econ...

770V 750M
790 Writing, 720 Maths, 720 Chem
British A level system so no GPA but equivalent grades of about 3.8-3.9 out of 4
Loads of ECs

Not my first choice, so I'm probably not going

By Tim (Tim) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 07:02 pm: Edit

I got rejected from SCS and into CIT for everything but Electrical + Computer Eng... As CS or ECE were the only things I was interested in it will be Cornell (in by likely letter) or Cooper Union (anyone know when their decisions are out?) for me.

White Male
800V 750M
800 Writing, 800 Physics, 800 US Hist, 680 2C (I know...)
Ranked 1st in class as of midyear report, 2nd or 3rd before midyear report.
96 or so average, strange weighting...

Tim

By Binarydigit1010 (Binarydigit1010) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 09:25 pm: Edit

did every1 on this post get to know their decision online, or through email or a letter?

By Cruelfate (Cruelfate) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 09:42 pm: Edit

both....
The mail packet says: "The Official Fat Letter" on it.

By Lizzie (Lizzie) on Saturday, March 22, 2003 - 11:11 pm: Edit

I got the letter first...online it was posted 3 days later

By Yoyo (Yoyo) on Sunday, March 23, 2003 - 12:23 am: Edit

some of my friends from my school had received the letter in the mail already, so i was getting a little worried about not having received it yet, so i checked my status online. that same day, when i went out to get the mail, i got the letter. lol


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