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     Hendrix College – Conway, Arkansas

    • 1400 Undergraduates
    • In addition to being featured in the August 2012 edition of Loren Pope’s book Colleges That Change Lives and being listed as a “Best Buy” in the 2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges, Hendrix has been named America’s #1 Up & Coming Liberal Arts College in 3 consecutive years by US News & World Report.
    • Your Hendrix Odyssey is a nationally famous program that guarantees each student will complete at least 3 hands-on learning experiences during their 4 years at Hendrix. These projects include undergraduate research, service work, study abroad experiences, internships, and performances in the arts.
    • Hendrix is redefining the concept of the “college town” by building a complete New Urbanism community, The Village at Hendrix, adjacent to campus.
    • The 180-acre Hendrix campus is home to an open, welcoming, egalitarian learning community, comprised of students from 43 states and 14 countries.
    • Over half of Hendrix graduates enroll in graduate or professional school within two years of graduation. Our graduates’ law school acceptance rate is over 90% and the medical school acceptance rate is 85%, nearly double the national average.

Common College Admission Terms

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If you’re not familiar with the college admissions process, it probably seems like it has a language all its own. To help you learn the lingo, here are definitions of some of the college admission terms you’re likely to come across.

Competitive College: A college with a rigorous, highly selective admissions process.

Reach School: A college where admission might be a stretch for you, based on the average GPA and test scores of accepted students and the college’s overall admission requirements.

Safety School: A college where, based on the average GPA and test scores of accepted students, you have a high likelihood of being admitted.

We recommend that you apply to at least 2 in each category.

excerpts taken from Cappex.com

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