fathergoose wrote:timmah427 wrote:Considering I got 25k per in the first wave with a 166, 3.1, I'm very surprised with a lot of the numbers that are being waitlisted... I'm guessing most of them are people who applied after the ED deadline?
If you apply ED with a 166+ it's almost certain you will get in and receive some significant $$. It doesn't really matter how low your gpa is, they find enough people with good gpas to keep the median up.
SMUs medians are higher than peer schools but they do it by letting in yahoos (like me) with splitastic numbers.
this applies to me as well, except reverse-splitastic.