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George Mason University

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Tips mention: Interview (2), ACT/SAT (24), Grades (46), Sports/Extracurriculars (21), College Essay (11)
I do not recommend science majors to attend hereApr 08 2014Public Health
I do not recommend science majors to attend here AT ALL.
Just get good gradesAug 19 2013History/Histories (art history/etc.)
Just get good grades. Make sure you also pay attention to your emails and make sure you read the instructions to all applications and forms. Otherwise they like to screw you on technicalities and you may as well have not even sent anything in at all.
Very, VERY involved in high school extracurricularsJul 24 2013Business - Management and Administration
Very, VERY involved in high school extracurriculars. Held various leadership positions in and out of school environment. Perfect GPA of 4.00. I worked hard in high school and that's what got me into the Honors College (which is a GREAT program by the way)!
ACT: 30 SAT: 2000 Female
I applied the night beforeApr 18 2013English
I applied the night before. I copy and pasted the same essay I used for all of my other schools. It's a fall-back school for a lot of people, since it has a high acceptance rate. Any school as large as this is going to have a high acceptance rate, though. Don't let that make you think it's not as credible. I thought that long ago, when I was looking at Yale and Harvard, but I've realized that there is rigor here; it's just not against every damn person you meet. Which is refreshing. And desirable. Love. Come here.
I transferred with a 3Feb 20 2013Chemistry
I transferred with a 3.7 GPA which is way above the 2.5 GPA GMU requires... I was accepted within a month of applying... That should tell you a lot lol. This school should be a backup plan, by no means should this be the number 1 school to go to if you are a bright student. To experience the college life just save your time and go to another college. GMU is just a glorified community college, nothing special. You will be wasting your time here if you want the true college life.
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