Thursday, January 28, 2016

making the cut

37,100 total students

10,626 Dean's List students

1 Ellijay, GA student - go Madison! Roll Tide J

Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high of 37,100 for fall 2015. The entering freshman class, at 7,211 students, is the largest and best qualified in UA history. More than one-third (36 percent) of the freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT, placing them in the top 5 percent of students taking the ACT. ~QuickFacts UA

The first semester in college is tough. It often serves as a weeding out process, or survival of the fittest. Not necessarily smartest, but those most determined, prepared, and organized. Add to that the fact that you just left your home of 18 years and all your friends, the food is not great, the classes are hard, and you miss your dog. So kudos to all of the over 10,000 students at this school who made the cut, but especially to our local rep!

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