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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (57), Grades (70), Sports/Extracurriculars (29), College Essay (43)
Top 10 of class, high SAT score, lots ofOct 28 2010Business - Management and Administration
Top 10 of class, high SAT score, lots of extra-curricular activities, genuine interest in the school. It really depends
SAT: 2200 Female
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.
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