|Students who got into Malformed say:|
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Do well on your SATs and do as many extracurriculars in high school as possible.
| Nov 29 2002 | GPA above a 3.7 if you wanna stand a chance.
SAT I above 1250.
And a crapload of extracurricular activities.
Nothing special. Just completed the normal application process.
NYU is an emerging powerhouse in higher education, or that is what they want us to believe. It still has a high percentage of in-staters, which is something it is trying to lower, so the bar for students in-state is higher.
| Political Science|| Sep 21 2002 |
Luckily, I am from the Texas, and I think there is a slight consideration of geographical affirmative action. When I applied, I had a 4.12 weighted GPA with 1320 SAT score and 31 ACT score. I was class president, prom chairman, and was a leader in many smaller groups, I played two instruments, I won awards from the community, I volunteered in AIDS effort, and I was in the IB program.
I doubt I needed all of that to get in the school, but every little thing gives you an edge. Admissions into this school is a crapshoot, because the administration is known to try to create diversity. Though scores are very important, everything else puts you over the top.