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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (16), Grades (18), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (6)
American University focuses a lot on community service experience!Sep 05 2006Language - French/Spanish/etc.
ACT: 34 SAT: 1540 Female
I knew what I wanted to do, and IAug 27 2006Journalism
I knew what I wanted to do, and I talked about it in my entrance essay. I'd also recommend taking AP courses to get out of as many basic classes as you can (it's way cheaper).
SAT: 1310 Female
I just scored much higher on my SAT thanAug 24 2005Other
I just scored much higher on my SAT than the other students in my high school, and had really good extra-curriculars. I had an excellent GPA as well. Basically, those things will get you into AU.
SAT: 1210 Female
AU has began on acheiving very high standards, andMar 30 2005Public Policy
AU has began on acheiving very high standards, and it's evident, as AU is getting very selective. Do not consider this school as a back up anymore, as they now, and many top notch students are applying. Do lot's of extracurricular and try to better than your classmates. Have a solid GPA with SAT scores above 1350.
ACT: 31 SAT: 1460 Male
Do lots of extracurricular activities, and be in theMar 27 2005Accounting
Do lots of extracurricular activities, and be in the top 10% of your class, having SAT scroes above 1350, and show lot of interest in AU. They are getting a lot of applications, and are getting competative, so they will only select the best overall students.
ACT: 31 SAT: 1490 Male
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