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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

18111 Nordhoff St Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: (818) 677-1200
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-17-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Most of the people that go here come from the valley high schools, i.e Birmingham, El Camino, Granada, Chatsworth etc. so it is a huge commuter campus. Great schools for business and film for people that want to major in that.

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  • Future Educator
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure you EAT, SLEEP, and stay HEALTHY! Yes this may sound repetitive, but you will be running from one place to another, busting all nighters, and the stress will feel like a constant companion. Your weight will start to rise and fall at various times throughout the year. You need to make sure you start taking care of yourself before any of this happens. The transition will be a little hard, and you will need some time to get used to the new surroundings and freedoms, but somewhere along the way you will get the hang if it and it won't feel so daunting. Just take three deep breaths and remember-you made it this far, you can make it to your goal. Also, invest in a pepper spray, yes the school is very safe, but you never know who you may encounter. I have one, personally I never used mine, but I always have it with me just in case I ever need it. Hopefully that'll never happen to both you, me, or anyone.

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  • Lorenza from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    get many scholarships as possible so you wont have to get a loan don't take the first semester as a joke it would be recommended to declare your major during the first semester that way you get your classes for your major

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  • Alias
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Arrive to campus a good thirty minutes earlier to find parking.

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  • Samuel from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Apply! Its a beautiful campus, there are so many majors to chose from, and its one of the best schools in the nation for your bachelors.

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