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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

College and Louther Streets Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Phone: (717) 243-5121
General Site: www.dickinson.edu
Admissions: http://www.dickinson.edu/admissions/
Application: http://www.dickinson.edu/admissions/apply/
Dickinson College
  • Located in Carlisle, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,414 students enrolled
  • 42% admitted
  • $44,101 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Accepted Student from California
  • Apr-29-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Put a lot of thought into your personal statement. It really does play a big factor in getting into the school. Don't write it like a regular school essay. Maybe make it almost a narrative. Be willing to take advantage of study abroad. Most students do and it would be a shame to miss out on the great opportunity.

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Go on an overnight. I host prospective students, and I really wish I would have done one before coming here. It really gives a prospective students a good day in the life feel for what Dickinson will be like, and it also offers a good opportunity to 1) stand out to admissions and 2) ask questions you may not have thought of before or were too embarrassed to ask in front of your parents.

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  • Aug-05-2013 I am a current student here

    You can be as busy as you'd like. The classes that you will have in the first semester will be challenging, especially if you have never studied in a boarding/residential community setting before. Even if you have, this is college, so you really are left to your own devices. Knowing that, you should be careful when enrolling into clubs. Make sure that you do not overdo it. I know it sounds, perhaps, exciting for those of you who want to be involved or make friends. However, make sure that you get a feel of the load of your work and your study habits before committing into one. Some people get really overwhelmed, and then cranky by mid-year because of this. Don't get lulled into the busy-ness. Pace yourselves. Also, never be scared to ask professors for explanations, extra time, etc. They are really helpful and accomodating most of the time. You should spend less time worrying about not turning something in, and actually DO something that could probably save your grade!

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  • Kelly
  • Jul-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Try to connect with others through facebook before arriving at campus to ensure you will have connections at first, also reach out to others during freshman orientation because you are all in the same situation. Explore all major options and combinations early to make sure you are headed in a direction you find interesting. Apply for scholarships.

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