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Sarah Lawrence College

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Tips mention: Interview (2), ACT/SAT (3), Grades (6), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (11)
Not very muchAug 30 2017Other
Not very much. AVOID AVOID AVOID!!!!!
All that's required to get in is your applicationApr 25 2016Undecided
All that's required to get in is your application and a short essay on why you think the school is right for you. I recommend learning more about the school than is on their website before applying.
Your essays matter the most on the Common AppNov 24 2015Art & Design Department
Your essays matter the most on the Common App. Do your application well. Sarah Lawrence is one of the few prestigious schools I can think of that look at everything holistically which makes the application process for this school very unique. Your SAT/ACT scores aren't that important, so don't bother sending them if they're not any good. They're looking for ecletic, talented writers (plus if you're a racial or socioeconomic minority).
Be yourselfMay 25 2014Unknown
Be yourself. Even though there are no grades, I have received one masters from NYU in Spanish and and working on my masters in Applied Linguistics in MA.
I took the SAT's, which weren't even looked atJan 14 2013English
I took the SAT's, which weren't even looked at by the college at the time (things might have changed now, though).

I wrote an essay about diversity and friendship, and they liked it (so was said in my acceptance letter).

I'm sure the requirements have changed since I applied in 2008, but basically, it really helps if you're a good writer or at least have something thought-provoking to say. You probably don't need to get straight A's in high school, though it would certainly help. What matters most is if they consider you a good "match" for the school--meaning, you're interested in ideas, art, activism, and able to communicate your passion to others.

Sarah Lawrence has the luxury of being a small school and has the ability to consider your whole application, not just the numbers.

Oh, and it really helps to be a boy or a minority.
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