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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (59), Grades (70), Sports/Extracurriculars (36), College Essay (45)
My scores were great for my school and area,Jan 09 2006Psychology
my scores were great for my school and area, but average for nyu. my gpa was unimpressive. i think they must have accepted me based more on my essay and extra-curriculars / community service. they want decent, above average scores but also weigh personal elements more than other schools may. and dont underestimate your future giving potential as a deciding factor. recent fund-raisers have raised billions in the last two years.
ACT: 29 SAT: 1320 Male
Apply, and hope for the best and prepare forNov 27 2005Philosophy
Apply, and hope for the best and prepare for anything else. i don't care what anyone tells you, take it from a person that has been there and did it his own way, be yourself. if that means not always doing everything and working your ass off, thats ok. Just chill, take things in stride, dont be overwhelmed, break things up and finish one thing at a time. Remember, especially in your senior year and your college freshmen year, do things that help you relax but get your shit done!
Volunteer workNov 14 2005Finance
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Captain of 2 Varsity teams
Vp of National Honor Society
Named best female in NYC public schools in my sport
outside of school extracurriculars include: dance classes (avg of 4 hrs a week) and piano and tennis lessons every weekend.
-- make sure that all of your acitivites are continuous and not just sparatic, changing each semester. I have held my outside of school activites for the past 10 yrs. Schools want to see Dedication.
SAT: 1360 Female
Volunteer workNov 14 2005Finance
Volunteer work
Captain of 2 Varsity teams
Vp of National Honor Society
Named best female in NYC public schools in my sport
outside of school extracurriculars include: dance classes (avg of 4 hrs a week) and piano and tennis lessons every weekend.
SAT: 1360 Female
They are pretty criticalOct 02 2005Art & Design Department
They are pretty critical. You have have decent grades and SATS... it is however, much easier to get in as a transfer as they love extra bodies as long as you are somewhat intelligent.
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