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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

2121 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-1000
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Mar-16-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're looking for a pervasive arts culture, DC isn't really the place. Students are very independent and interested in internships, etc, so unless you're involved in the booming Greek Life here, there is little community presence. If you're interested in politics or international affairs, joining a frat/sorority, and living independently, GW would be a good fit.

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  • Washington, DC
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Join student organizations if you can and try being active. Also, I really recommend study group when studying for midterms and finals. Be enthusiastic and pick classes you truly like.

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  • SoCal
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    If you do not like to get involved, this may not be the university for you. Everything about GW is about taking initiative. You must take initiative to get plugged into student organizations, internships, jobs, etc.

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  • Ethan from Anthem, AZ
  • Sep-24-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Visit this school a couple of times. I visited here and at American, and this school has way more of a city feel to it: loud, traffic, not a real campus. I think it is slightly higher rated and geared toward different majors, but still make sure you could live for 4 plus years in this type of environment.

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  • Patrick from Newark, NJ
  • Jun-16-2014 I am a current student here

    As a prospective student, I would say to make multiple visits to the university before and after the admissions decision. As a campus located in the Foggy Bottom section of Northwest, Washington, DC, there are many things to see and explore. The aforementioned White House, as well as the Lincoln Monument and Washington Monument are literally minutes away by walk. In terms of making connections, especially students of minority background, look for information on organizations and programs that fit you and can be pertinent to your future success. As a student who is of Nigerian descent, the MSSC (Multicultural Student Services Center) was a community and a presence on campus looking for students of multicultural or minority origin. This community was a big part of my success at the George Washington University because it kept us together based on our common backgrounds, interests, feelings, and ideas. Another form of advice could be to consider which campus fits you: Foggy Bottom or Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon is drastically different from Foggy Bottom, as it is located in a more suburban area behind Georgetown University and the Georgetown shopping area. This makes for a more tranquil and homely experience. For those who prefer the fast-paced living of urban Foggy Bottom for their freshman year, Foggy Bottom is right for you. However, if you prefer a more homely, modern experience (and the shuttle bus between campuses), then Mount Vernon is right for you.

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