|Students who got into GWU say:|
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| | Show interest. 40% of the student body is quite smart, fluctuating by major, but there are plenty of dumb hoes who get in because they simply show interest. Have relatively good scores and GPA, and show interest by visiting and you're pretty much guaranteed an acceptance.
I wasn't aware that GW's admissions were selective at the time that I applied, so I actually didn't do much. No interview or anything like that. I suppose if you have a solid academic background you have a good shot. I had taken a gap year after high school during which time I worked in the field I was interested in studying, so I suppose that professional experience helped me stand out.
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| Oct 03 2012 | As GW moves up in the rankings they focus more and more on numbers, but if you are a well balanced person who writes well and makes it known that you will utilize being in DC you should have a good shoot provided you're numbers match up with the average numbers provided to college board.
I was on the track team for 2 years. I was in student council 3 years. NHS, Helping Hands Club. Basically, GW is very community-service oriented in their image. In your essay I would suggest mentioning how you would like to continue community service here. I did not interview nor did I even visit the campus and I applied regular decision (RD). Personally, I was a unique applicant in that I have three patents and so it was clear to the university I wanted to go to the law school here as well as their IP program is top-notch so they figured I would be a good fit.
| Electrical Engineering|| Apr 10 2012 |