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Admissions Requirements

Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
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

One College Street Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Phone: (508) 793-2011
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College of the Holy Cross
  • Located in Worcester, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,899 students enrolled
  • 33% admitted
  • $48,295 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Mackenzie - Sterling, VA
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    1) Interview and tour the school. I work in admissions and nothing helps more than having a face to the name. 2) Be prepared to work hard. 3) Be prepared to meet great new people and branch out.

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  • Stephanie from Decatur, GA
  • Jan-11-2017 I am a current student here

    If you are a prospective student, I would advise to come and see the campus yourself. You will never understand the true Holy Cross experience unless you see and interact with the community yourself.

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  • Tina from Worcester, MA
  • Oct-11-2016 I am a current student here

    Take advantage of office hours, go more than once a week and try not to procrastinate as much even though it is inevitable.

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  • Cassandra, from MA
  • Dec-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Do the interview. Even if you aren't sure about whether or not you're applying or if you're doing Early Decision or Regular, do it. Also, keep in contact with your admissions counselor or any counselor in general. They keep all your e mails on file and will review them as part of the application process. Another thing is visit the school. Although you are in Worcester and it may not be the nicest area to live in, being on The Hill makes you feel as if you're in another world and makes you feel safe and not like you are in a city. It is also key to remember that their academics are very well known and rigorous which means that when you are applying they take your first quarter grades and what classes you are taking into account and have the heaviest weigh in the academics portion of your application. Lastly, if you do not feel like your SAT scores are up to par, e mail your Holy Cross counselor and ask them for advice, they will help you, they want to have you here. If you are more than 100 off of their median range, about a 1950, I suggest you don't submit them. If your over, do of course and if you're in between do it but it won't neither help nor hurt you.

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