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NEW: Where do people get the idea that BYU-P has a low acceptance rate?
Hayes6 - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:41 pm [ID# 1736195] false
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480ute icon
NEW: That's pretty low compared to most state schools (not sure about private institutions). Utah is around 82%, and Utah State is 97%. (nm)
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:46 pm [ID# 1736197] false
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NEW: I know zoobs are cheap but come on...
annarborute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:56 pm [ID# 1736204] false
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H-man icon
NEW: I would guess it's because so many of them are married. (nm)
H-man - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:19 pm [ID# 1736215] false
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Homer_Crimson icon
NEW: Nailed it. Every one of my nieces and nephews that went there had kids by the time they graduated. (nm)
Homer_Crimson - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:30 pm [ID# 1736222] false
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NEW: LDS inc. certainly knows how to a make money
annarborute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:39 pm [ID# 1736224] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: This was a matter of principle for me. I went out of my way to avoid government subsidized loans. Ezra Taft Benson gave a speech at BYU years ago condemning this exact behavior.
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:33 pm [ID# 1736223] false
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NEW: Use roads? (nm)
rolandovich - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 03:41 pm [ID# 1736240] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: Yes, and I support and understand paying taxes for their construction and maintenance. I don't feel the same way about my taxes going to support BYU students. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 06:07 pm [ID# 1736288] false
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NEW: Do you also agree with Ezra Benson that civil rights are a tool of communist deception? (nm)
execUTEioner - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 04:01 pm [ID# 1736246] false
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Riot West icon
NEW: Wasn't he the guy in Weekend at Bernies 2? (nm)
Riot West - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 04:40 pm [ID# 1736260] false
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Crafty Ute icon
NEW: Zoobs don't let facts get in their way...they follow the narrative they've been taught and then it becomes fact. (short)
Crafty Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:59 pm [ID# 1736205] false
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utebehindenemylines icon
NEW: at first I thought this was a tower of babel infographic. (nm)
utebehindenemylines - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:29 pm [ID# 1736221] false
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NEW: zoob board had a thread claiming tds is becoming like Stanford. First, that's insulting to Stanford. Second, tds acceptance rates are inflated, if you're an out-of-state mormon, you'll get in easily. If a Utah born mormon, they need higher grades.
UtesMuss1 - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:59 pm [ID# 1736206] false
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NEW: It's this kind of thinking that keeps BYU from actually becoming like Stanford. Stanford has 27 Nobel prizes. Stanford spawned Silicon Valley. Stanford is ranked the number one university in the US. Every smart kid in the world wants to go there.
autahfan - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 03:17 pm [ID# 1736235] false
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NEW: I don't understand the push against Utah being a commuter school. What is wrong with living off campus? People complain about the cost of higher education and student loans and then find ways to make it more expensive.
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:10 pm [ID# 1736183] false
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NEW: I don't think it's so much a push, but just that there isn't much to do on/near campus. After school hours at commuter schools tend to be ghost towns. (nm)
utebehindenemylines - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:15 pm [ID# 1736186] false
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NEW: How can we slam campus life when we have Big Ed's? (nm)
Duhwayne - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:18 pm [ID# 1736187] false
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utebehindenemylines icon
NEW: Is B&D still around? B&D is love, B&D is life. (nm)
utebehindenemylines - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:48 pm [ID# 1736199] false
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NEW: RE: Is B&D still around? B&D is love, B&D is life.
WV_Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:24 pm [ID# 1736216] false
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NEW: RE: Is B&D still around? B&D is love, B&D is life.
rbentz - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 04:25 pm [ID# 1736252] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: If you are living in this beautiful state with all its outdoor wonders, I pity you if you want to be on campus after school hours. Sure, winter nights can get a bit bleak, but that's what Madden and NBA2k are for.
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:23 pm [ID# 1736188] false
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480ute icon
NEW: I don't really care from a personal perspective since I don't plan on going back to college, and I certainly don't plan on taking up partying again. I do think it could help with recruiting though.
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:41 pm [ID# 1736194] false
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Daedalus17 icon
NEW: Light rail is free for students. It is easy to catch light rail and be downtown quickly. (nm)
Daedalus17 - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:55 pm [ID# 1736203] false
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480ute icon
NEW: It's different though. If you've ever spent time in a college town on a campus that has an area essentially designated for college kids to let loose you would understand.
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:00 pm [ID# 1736208] false
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NEW: RE: It's different though. If you've ever spent time in a college town on a campus that has an area essentially designated for college kids to let loose you would understand.
WV_Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:26 pm [ID# 1736219] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: They were planning to put an area like this in the stadium parking lot before the 2008 crash killed their plans.
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:46 pm [ID# 1736230] false
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utebehindenemylines icon
NEW: I never really had the time to socialize in college but that doesn't mean that lots of others don't want that.
utebehindenemylines - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:49 pm [ID# 1736200] false
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Daedalus17 icon
NEW: In hindsight I am glad I graduated without a penny is student debt and missed out on the college experience that my wife had that came along with 6 figure student loans by the time she finished her juris doctorate. (nm)
Daedalus17 - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:00 pm [ID# 1736207] false
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480ute icon
NEW: That's good for you, but not everybody is like you. I graduated with debt, but I'm glad I was able to have some extracurricular fun in college.
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:08 pm [ID# 1736209] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: I'm against it because every time something gets built, it's harder to park for football and basketball games. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:14 pm [ID# 1736212] false
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480ute icon
NEW: Parking is an issue regardless. Hell, I graduated over a decade ago, and parking was a complete joke back then.
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:19 pm [ID# 1736213] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: I think they're relying on the LDS Institute to bail them out in the parking lot department again. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:43 pm [ID# 1736228] false
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NEW: Thank God for the lDS (nm)
annarborute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:57 pm [ID# 1736233] false
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480ute icon
NEW: Aren't you Catholic? (nm)
480ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 03:14 pm [ID# 1736234] false
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NEW: On Holidays (nm)
annarborute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 03:27 pm [ID# 1736236] false
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Daedalus17 icon
NEW: The parties I had during that time would put most college parties to shame. Definitely wilder than anything my wife experienced. It's all what you make of it. (nm)
Daedalus17 - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:25 pm [ID# 1736218] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: I took the time to socialize. That's why I withdrew from Organic Chemistry the same semester I took Physics 2 and Cell Bio. That was some poor scheduling on my part. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:10 pm [ID# 1736211] false
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Vegas Ute icon
NEW: Think of it as a "two-state" solution...
Vegas Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:50 pm [ID# 1736201] false
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NEW: some of these michigan fans on twitter are adorable (short)
mr_urson - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:44 pm [ID# 1736167] false
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SeaTacUte icon
NEW: Lots of successful legacy those fans are used to and now with Harbaugh at the helm, they're going to come out of the woodwork talking smack. Should be entertaining. (nm)
SeaTacUte - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:04 pm [ID# 1736179] false
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NEW: i could be wrong, jim has been taking his shirt off during practice so the dude must be serious (nm)
mr_urson - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:25 pm [ID# 1736190] false
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Big Kahuna icon
NEW: Justine the Wolverine (please do not come back) (nm)
Big Kahuna - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:23 pm [ID# 1736189] false
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NEW: Response to High Uinta....
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:52 am [ID# 1736150] false
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Crafty Ute icon
NEW: Armpit University (nm)
Crafty Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:04 pm [ID# 1736154] false
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H-man icon
NEW: The Lassonde Studios will be awesome. I just wish they would build more on/central to campus housing for just regular Joes.
H-man - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:20 pm [ID# 1736160] false
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NEW: Agree completely!! Privelege is Stanford. Harvard. MIT. Being a Rhodes Scholar. Etc.
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:28 pm [ID# 1736162] false
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Riot West icon
NEW: Driving is a privilege, but you don't hear anyone clamoring for the DMV experience
Riot West - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:32 pm [ID# 1736164] false
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NEW: Last word on the subject...
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:31 pm [ID# 1736163] false
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NEW: Nobody ever talks about how many MRS. degrees are handed out.
snake - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:47 pm [ID# 1736169] false
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TheBaron icon
NEW: A 3.2 and a 19? Not unless they have special circumstances. (Athlete, albino Native American, etc.)
TheBaron - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:49 pm [ID# 1736171] false
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rbentz icon
NEW: I thought he aimed quite low. My son is up there and it was way higher on the ACT than 19. That would get you into Utah State but not Utah. (nm)
rbentz - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:54 pm [ID# 1736172] false
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NEW: Haha... I'm not aiming low. Don't actually know what it is and.... don't really care. I am already carrying two degrees from that beloved institution!! 10 years ago a crappy anything got you admitted. That has changed significantly over the years (nm)
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:46 pm [ID# 1736198] false
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rbentz icon
NEW: Yes, the academic standards at the U have greatly increased since you went there which is a good thing. To get an academic full ride up there now you need a high school gpa over 3.7 and an ACT score of at least 28 or 29...
rbentz - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 05:04 pm [ID# 1736269] false
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NEW: I once got a 19 on the ACT, but the score then went up considerably after filling in the bubbles in the testing section. (nm)
Riot West - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:57 pm [ID# 1736175] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: Ten years ago I had a friend who barely did better than the monkey on the ACT and barely graduated from high school who got in at the U. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:12 pm [ID# 1736184] false
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NEW: Having spent a lot of time among them as an undergrad, we're missing a big factor into BYU-P's admissions demand:
KyleWouldDoIt - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:00 pm [ID# 1736176] false
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NEW: thats what student loans are for, to escape the tyranny of provo (nm)
mr_urson - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:04 pm [ID# 1736178] false
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Riot West icon
NEW: And if those kids were so damned smart, they could've gotten scholarships at other schools. (nm)
Riot West - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:06 pm [ID# 1736181] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: My mom made me apply, not because she wanted me to go there. She just wanted to tell the in-laws I chose not to. Ha ha. (nm)
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:14 pm [ID# 1736185] false
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rbentz icon
NEW: tds-P has tuition like a junior college. When my son saw what they charge compared to the U he seriously thought about converting.
rbentz - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 01:05 pm [ID# 1736180] false
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'ZonaUTE icon
NEW: We are looking to purchase a tailgating "party" trailer for the upcoming season.
'ZonaUTE - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:42 am [ID# 1736149] false
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Homer_Crimson icon
NEW: I think there's a pirate themed trailer somewhere... (nm)
Homer_Crimson - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 02:27 pm [ID# 1736220] false
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NEW: I love this quote from Gregg Popovich regarding free agency opening up tonight.
Tacoma Ute - Top 25 Poster -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:21 am [ID# 1736143] false
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NEW: You've gotta be kidding me!
High Uintas - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 10:51 am [ID# 1736137] false
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BigBadUte icon
NEW: There is a cavernous difference between high demand and high education (short)
BigBadUte - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 10:57 am [ID# 1736139] false
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NEW: Tuition/Acceptance rate: BYU-P ($5,100/49); Stanford ($45,000/5.1); Duke ($60,000/9.4); Northwestern ($48,000/12.9)
Ute Bear - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:33 am [ID# 1736147] false
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NEW: THIS IS WHY THE CRITERIA TO GET IN ARE SO HIGH>>>>> See Economics 101 (nm)
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:54 am [ID# 1736152] false
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Puget Ute icon
NEW: Wow. Our local community colleges are more expensive than byu-P. And they probably are at least comparable academically. (nm)
Puget Ute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:12 pm [ID# 1736156] false
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NEW: So let's see...
annarborute - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:26 pm [ID# 1736161] false
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Mevsauce icon
NEW: I got into BYU (without any intent to attend), I didn't even bother applying to Stanford, Duke, and Northwestern.
Mevsauce - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:17 am [ID# 1736142] false
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NEW: Because the U is becoming a pretty damn good university. Your degree from there will only continue to increase in value. (nm)
BaldHatu - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:53 am [ID# 1736151] false
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daedalus icon
NEW: Interesting. I had an interview 12 years ago where I was given props for my 3.85 GPA in the U where I had a 4.0 in high school (what can I say, I was burned out). The U is becoming fairly well respected. I didn't apply to any other school. (nm)
daedalus - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 12:33 pm [ID# 1736165] false
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Weenus icon
NEW: Maybe what he meant to say was that the non-athlete admission standards at BYU are the same as the athlete standards at those other schools. (nm)
Weenus - -- Tuesday 30 June 2015, at 11:25 am [ID# 1736146] false
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