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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (57), Grades (70), Sports/Extracurriculars (29), College Essay (43)
Perfect Grades, excellent essays, decent SAT scores and amazingJul 29 2010Economics
SAT: 2320 Male
Be good at your craft if you're applying theJul 14 2010Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
Be good at your craft if you're applying the arts school. My SAT scores were mediocre, my grades were above average, but my entry film was very honest. If you're applying to the film school, I suggest submitting a film rather than a storyboard or script. Also, a strong recommendation is a plus
BE UNIQUEJun 03 2010PreMed and Medical
BE abroad, even if its for a summer...get SAT and GPAs within the recommendation for your college..and then try not to procrastinate on the application! I did and hated myself for it..
1. Extracurricular Activities
2. Volunteering
3. IB or AP classes (or toughest classes available at your school)
5. Presidents Award etc...any awards really

Just some suggestions...good luck
SAT: 2100 Female

For Film and Television you have to create aApr 03 2010Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
For Film and Television you have to create a portfolio and write an essay, but the portfolio is what matters. They want creative people, not students who show off their technical skills, but those who can direct, write, and are inventive. If you want to get in, do what you love, not what you think they will love. My test scores weren't great (ACT), but my grades made up for it and my portfolio was strong, and that's what matters most. If you want to create genuine art, go to NYU. If you want to make shallow blockbusters, go to CSU.
I applied to NYU as a senior with aFeb 20 2010Communications
I applied to NYU as a senior with a few good clubs, some leadership, 3.7 GPA, but HORRIBLE SATs. After being rejected, I took the ACT and did better than I did on the SAT, got almost a 4.0 during my first semester of college, joined several clubs with leadership roles, improved my resume by adding many more important awards/honors, got a job, and elaborated on my hundreds of hours of community service. And my essay was pretty good too. NYU wants you to be not just book smart, but also have a variety of interests outside of the classroom. Get excellent grades, but also have a lot of leadership roles and a job/volunteer work wouldn't hurt either.
ACT: 25 Male
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