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Tips mention: Interview (24), ACT/SAT (28), Grades (41), Sports/Extracurriculars (23), College Essay (25)
I received a 3May 03 2007Economics
I received a 3.7 in high school and did above the average for students on the SAT and ACT. Also, I managed to participate in quite a few activities such as Model United Nations, Investment Club, Rugby, and a debate club which I co-founded with several other friends.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1280 Female
I took alot of time on my essays andMar 07 2007Civil Engineering
I took alot of time on my essays and i was very outgoing and confident in my interview. It may have helped that i was applying to the engineering school, but with a 1410 and 32, i probably was set for any major. With engeneering, i got a hefty scholarship.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1410 Male
Write aFeb 27 2007History/Histories (art history/etc.)
write a unique essay, SAT's are a joke in general (for any school)

stand out on your application!
SAT: 1330 Female

The most important thing is to be genuineJan 06 2007Political Science
The most important thing is to be genuine. GW isn't looking for a kiss-up; they're looking for interesting students who will bring as much to GW as GW will bring to them. Concentrate on the essays and even though it isn't required, do an interview. My boyfriend, who was wait-listed, due to his high school GPA of 3.00 (despite a 1590 on the old SAT), did an interview and was later admitted.
SAT: 1320 Female
Apply early decision I or II and your basically inMay 04 2006Business - Management and Administration
Apply early decision I or II and your basically in... i had a 3.8 gpa i was 92/267 on my sats- math: 620 critical reading: 620 and writing: 660 i played no sports and was in 3 clubs for 3 years, i didnt volunteer anywhere, and didnt really do anything so it just shows it doesnt really take much. People that applied regular out of my class didnt get in though who were the perfect well rounded student..so apply early even though its binding another classmate of mine applied early got accepted but got into another school she wanted to go to then told gw she couldnt afford it and when there..so its basically a win win situation
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