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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

481 Bluestone Drive Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Phone: (540) 568-5681
Admissions Phone: (540) 568-5681
General Site: www.jmu.edu/
Admissions: http://www.jmu.edu/admissions
Application: http://www.jmu.edu/admissions/apply/


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Brittany from Fairfax, VA
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a current student here

    I think an important thing you should try to do is study between your classes and on the weekends. Partying may seem like a more fun option than studying, but if you space out when you study during the week and earlier in the day, you can still have fun too! Also, go to professors office hours. They with help you out a lot!

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  • Kendall from Spotsylvania, VA
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Use ALL the resources JMU offers at the beginning, everything is useful. The first week there may seem silly at first with all the orientation weeks, but you really do make friends for the rest of your time there. AP credits are awesome to skip repeat information in lower level classes.

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  • Mary Beth from Charlestown, MD
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are shy and worried about being a part of this huge community, don't be! There is so much going on and everyone is glad to be able to meet you. And if you are an extrovert, you will certainly thrive here!

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  • Sarah from Centreville, VA
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't be afraid to be social with anyone and everyone at JMU. All of us are friendly and know how terrifying it can be to get social. College is so much more different than high school because you aren't being judged in the same ways, there's no pressure to fit a stereotype, and everyone knows you are shaping who you want to be for the rest of your life- so mistakes and experimenting with classes and social situations are all completely expected. Bottom line, just be you and get out there! Try joining a club or organization. Join our beloved marching band. Don't play an instrument? You won't be the only one. Just GET OUT of your dorm and LIVE. Always be open to all types of people, because we are a very accepting university. Also, visit all of the dining places you can! All of the food at JMU is amazing.

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