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AU is getting very selectiveMar 06 2005Business - Management and Administration
AU is getting very selective. My SAT score was above 1400, with a GPA of 3.8, so if you plan to enroll for Fall 2005, make sure your SAT scores are pretty good, because AU's entering fall freshman class of 2005 will be the most competative so far, with more than 16000 applicants, and on the other hand AU is rapidly raising it's ranking and endowment, making it challenging.
ACT: 33 SAT: 1550 Male
Do we reject people? Every person I know ofMar 02 2005Other
Do we reject people? Every person I know of from my high school got in.
However, there is an honors program which you need a 1400+ to get into (hence I didn't). There are amazing scholarships, I got 12K/year to go here (I didn't even apply for financial aid, it was pure merit). Take plenty of APs. I came here with 30 ap credits, got out of the math requirement, and got out of 4 or 10 Gened classes.
If you show some any sign of intelligence you will get in, but having a good HS transcript has a lot of perks.
ACT: 30 SAT: 1360 Female
I had a pretty good GPA, above 3Dec 27 2004Political Science
I had a pretty good GPA, above 3.5, SAT score was 1390, with strong high school credentials. I can tell one thing definately, AU is getting harder to get accepted every year, and to make sure you get in make sure your GPA is above 3.2 at least, with good SAT or ACT scores.
SAT: 1390 Male
American university with it's beautiful campus with no doubtDec 27 2004Computer Science
American university with it's beautiful campus with no doubt is a good place to have a party once in a while, also clubs are not too far away.
SAT: 1400 Female
I took a lot of social studies classes myNov 15 2004Political Science
I took a lot of social studies classes my senior year and did well in them, I imagine that helped get into the highly competitive SPA.
SAT: 1280 Male
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