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Washington and Lee University

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Tips mention: Interview (5), ACT/SAT (4), Grades (3), Sports/Extracurriculars (5), College Essay (0)
It is very important to visit the University andSep 09 2016Philosophy
It is very important to visit the University and do a personal interview with the admissions department. You will quickly know if W&L is 'home'. Be a balanced student, just having great grades, test scores or being an athlete won't get you in. They love if you have done things that not all students would do or try. Are you an Eagle Scout or a Gold Award Recipient in Girl Scouts, have you ever done an outreach project to help others, in the marching band, let them know!
SAT: 1470 Male
Get involvedNov 01 2014Undecided
Get involved. I can't stress that enough, but remember to not spread yourself too thin. Be passionate about what you put your mind to.
ACT: 30 SAT: 2000 Female
I worked really hard in high school on gradesJun 18 2014PreMed and Medical
I worked really hard in high school on grades and involvement. I played two varsity sports and joined several clubs, also spending lots of time doing community service through my school. I studied hard for the standardized tests too. They suck, but they get you into good schools so it's worth it.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1960 Male
Absolutely do an interviewDec 11 2011Psychology
Absolutely do an interview. This school is small and really into knowing people so doing an interview really lets them see you as a person and not just test scores, which are the type of students they want. Also it shows them how much you want to go here which is also big. They don't want to be admitting students who aren't going to be happy here.
ACT: 29 SAT: 1330 Female
Try to keep a well rounded course load andJul 10 2011Business - Management and Administration
Try to keep a well rounded course load and if your school offers AP courses I would make sure to take as many as you think you can handle your junior and senior year. As far as extra curricular activities are involved, find one or two clubs or organizations to take on a leadership position. If you are the least bit athletic, get on a team and stick with it for all four years. W&L is a small school and the administration's goal is to maintain an amicable community, therefore if your not a team player your not wanted.
SAT: 1490 Female
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