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Virginia Commonwealth University

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I applied 2 weeks before my HS graduation andFeb 07 2008Education
I applied 2 weeks before my HS graduation and got in. Mind you this was JUNE...way past the "deadline" with a 2.6GPA. Not hard to get into at all. This school is one step up from community college, barely.

If I had the chance to do it all over again, I would have took that last year of HS seriously to raise my GPA and went to Howard University (like I wanted to in the 1st place), Hampton University, or University of Alabama...anywhere but here.

Write you application essay well!Sep 30 2007Perfomance Arts
I did nothingJun 06 2007Communications
I did nothing. I did my work in highschool, basically barely passing my classes. VCU accepts ANYONE.
If you are going for a program in art,May 31 2007Art & Design Department
If you are going for a program in art, DO NOT turn in anything that has anime, chicken wire, paper mache, or spray paint. They WILL NOT accept work in a portfolio that has these materials in it. Just be careful of what you use. (check the website, at least when I was in there these were the boundaries.)
The school should be terribly difficult to get inApr 17 2007Engineering Department
The school should be terribly difficult to get in and right now is a great time to attend because the school is actively recruiting top notch students with excellent scholarships. I went on a full ride w/ room and board etc. Warning though, certain programs are VERY competitive (Art school and medical guaranteed admission program and others) so do your homework on your field of interest.
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