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Boston College - GPA and Test Scores for Admission


Boston College - GPA and Test Scores for Admission
Boston College - GPA and Test Score Data for Admission

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With an acceptance rate around 30%, Boston College is a highly selective private university. The school sends out significantly more rejection letters than acceptances. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent accepted students, and you can see that most students who got into BC had averages of B+ or higher, SAT scores (CR+M+W) above 1900, and ACT composite scores above 28. Students with "A" averages and SAT scores above 2100 are most likely to be admitted. Realize that among students with mid-range scores there's a lot of red hidden beneath the blue and green. Many students whose scores and grades are on target for Boston College still get rejection letters.

To increase your chances of getting accepted at Boston College, focus on having a winning essay, strong letters of recommendation, and interesting extracurricular activities. Boston College has holistic admissions, so the admissions folks are looking for students who bring to campus more than good grades and test scores. Students who have some kind of remarkable talent or have a compelling story to tell will get a close look even if grades and test scores aren't quite up to the ideal.

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