What is Reed College looking for?

What is Reed College looking for?

The admissions committee sets no “cutoff points” for high school grades, college grades (for transfer students), or standardized test scores. Reed seeks candidates who demonstrate excellence of character, motivation, intellectual curiosity, individual responsibility, and social consciousness.

How do you get into Reed?

Reed admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 35%. Students that get into Reed have an average SAT score between 1310-1520 or an average ACT score of 30-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Reed is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision.

What to say when you present yourself?

Stick to The Context. The essential thing to understand before introduce yourself is the context of the situation you are in. Talk about who you are and what you do. Make it relevant. Talk about your contribution. Go beyond what your title is. Dress the part. Prepare what you are going to say. Body language.