College Admission Requirements: College Admissions Scattergrams from Cappex

If you’re applying to college or plan to apply to college in the near future, I’m sure you’ve started wondering what it takes to get into your top choice school. Whether you’re applying to South University in Richmond or an Ivy League school, knowing the acceptance rate is important. It can determine the number and type of school to apply to.¬†While the college admissions environment changes from year to year, depending on the scope and aptitude of the applicant pool, past admissions data does help to determine where you stand in terms of your GPA and SAT/ACT scores and gaining admission to a particular university.

To help you establish whether your GPA and standardized test scores are up to par for admission to your dream college, has come up with a cool and useful tool: college admission scattergrams. Search for a particular college or university and take a look at the graph to see the kinds of students who were accepted, wait-listed, and rejected by certain colleges; seeing where you literally fall in terms of GPA and SAT/ACT scores, gives you an interesting visual representation of your admissions chances. Check out the example below from


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