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New York University

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at NYU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at NYU
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
18,487
27,292
# Admitted
5,784
9,282
% Admitted
31.3%
34.0%
% Overall
32.9%

Students who got into NYU:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (57), Grades (70), Sports/Extracurriculars (29), College Essay (43)
I had a 3Oct 06 2013Psychology
I had a 3.7 weighted GPA and 1890 on my SAT's. Do not assume that just because you don't have a 4.9 and 2400 that you won't get in. NYU is a global campus, what they're looking for is well-rounded, diverse and driven kids. My essays, which are what I believe got me in, all had their own way of displaying my diversity. I talked about my multi-racial background, the significance of a religious object as a non-religious person and about my experience playing women's rugby. Make yourself sound like the most interesting and open-minded person you possibly can. Make that admissions board want to know MORE about you! Be in clubs, be a great community member (or, lets be honest, make it SEEM like you are a great community member) and you'll be fine.
SAT: 1890 Female
I studied my ass off in high school, gotJul 19 2013Other
I studied my ass off in high school, got good scores, did AP classes and showed my personality in my application.
ACT: 31 SAT: 2200 Female
-GOOD ESSAYS!May 20 2013Unknown
-GOOD ESSAYS!
-Use the short answers to show your personality, don't write them in a formal tone
Female
Just have something approaching a decent academic record andOct 27 2012English
Just have something approaching a decent academic record and you're in.
Female
Get good grades and good test scores and writeSep 17 2012Political Science
Get good grades and good test scores and write essays that an admissions rep would want to read.
Female
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