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Trinity College - GPA and Test Scores for Admission

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

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With an acceptance rate around 30%, Trinity College is highly selective liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut. To get in, you'll need grades and test scores that are significantly above average. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent accepted students. You can see that most students who got into Trinity had averages of "B+" or higher, SAT scores (CR+M+W) above 1800, and ACT composite scores of 26 or higher. Many successful applicants had solid "A" averages.

However, Trinity applicants need more than good grades and test scores. If you look at the red (rejected students) and yellow (waitlisted students), you'll see that quite a few students with numbers that were on target for admission did not get in. On the flip side, you'll notice that some students got in with grades and test scores that are below the norm. Trinity College, like most selective liberal arts colleges, has holistic admissions. Successful applicants need to have strengths that go beyond numerical data. Competitive applications should have a winning essay, strong letters of recommendation, and interesting extracurricular activities. As a few of the data points above illustrate, true strengths in some of these areas can help compensate for grades and test scores that are a little less than ideal.

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