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Criteria for Gaining Admission to College

CRITERIA FOR GAINING ADMISSION TO COLLEGE
 
The criteria used by colleges in the selection of students varies with individual colleges.  However, most of the colleges will consider all or most of the following factors:
 

      1.  Selectivity of high school program
 
      2.  Rank in class
 
      3.  Cumulative Grade Point Average
     
      4.  Special entrance test scores such as SAT, ACT and SAT Subject
           Tests    

      5.  Recommendations from counselors and teachers
 
      6.  Participation in extra-curricular activities
 
      7.  Awards, honors, or distinctions in any field
 
      8.  Work or volunteer experiences
 
      9.  Personal interviews
 
     10.  Essays

     11. Special talents
   
     12.  Recommendations from alumni

     13.  Application