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Portland State University

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Your Chances at PDX/PSU
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Students who got into PDX/PSU:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (10), Grades (22), Sports/Extracurriculars (5), College Essay (5)
I had to apply three times, with 2 termsSep 26 2016Unknown
I had to apply three times, with 2 terms tanked 40 years ago. Whats hername finally admitted me after it dawned on her that I would NEVER BE ABLE TO RAISE GPA HIGH ENOUGH TO BE ADMITTED. At 58 I was a ABC student around 3.15 with current grades, but I got the BIG MIDDLE FINGER FROM PSU.
The application costs $50, asks pretty standard application questions,Jan 13 2016English
The application costs $50, asks pretty standard application questions, and it asks for your ACT or SAT score. What's cool about PSU's application process is, that if your GPA or test scores don't meet their requirements, they may submit you to a holistic review process, where they will evaluate you personally, opposed to just seeing bad test scores and then denying you.
Applying to the university was very simpleJan 06 2016Business - Management and Administration
Applying to the university was very simple. I got my acceptance letter not even a week after submitting due to submitting my application early. There is no essay required and if you are eligible you can see your counselor for a fee waiver in order to get the $50 application fee postponed until your first term.
SAT: 1600 Female
To get into PSU I had good grades, BDec 18 2015Unknown
To get into PSU I had good grades, B average, ad was pretty involved in extracurricular activities. I also try my best to show that I am very determined and eager to learn student, that may have played a role in my acceptance.
I applied to this university because it was affordable,Apr 06 2015Political Science
I applied to this university because it was affordable, in the heart of Portland, and I had heard good things from former students.

To apply, I just did their online application form. Once I got accepted, it took them three months to bother sending an acceptance notification. I found out when I emailed housing about the first year experience.

If for some reason you want to get in, just maintain a C or B throughout high school.


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