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Admissions Requirements

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

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Hovde Hall of Administration West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
Phone: (765) 494-4600
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Iris from Brentwood, TN
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Be prepared for some rigorous classes. This school seems easy by the fact that it may be easy to be accepted, but the classes even for freshmen are very overwhelming and easy to mess up if you don't pay attention.

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  • Anonymous
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Purdue is a pretty big school, but it's really easy to find your place here. Getting involved will determine your success for the rest of the year, so it is very important to start as soon as you get here. Even if you can't find something that you like from the hundreds of clubs offered, you have the ability to start your own organization. Applying for learning communities is a really good decision, because, like joining clubs, it makes campus seem a little smaller, and you will be able to meet people with similar interests to yours.

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  • Anonymous
  • Nov-05-2014 I am a current student here

    College is not like high school, come expecting to hit the books...hard. If you are not 100% sure about a major GO UNDECIDED; I didn't and now I'm looking at having to stay longer. If you are not a morning person or have a hard time getting up in the morning DO NOT schedule a early class unless you have to because it may cause you to fail the class.

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  • Annadele from South Bend, IN
  • Aug-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Perspective students: You should be aware of Purdue's well-known reputation for being a challenging university and fully embrace what that means. Come prepared to be immersed in an atmosphere that is very academically demanding and even more fulfilling. You really do reap the rewards of all of the hard work you put in here. To that end, you need to attend all classes and focus because not only do you need to maintain high grades, but the information you learn at Purdue is invaluable and you will use it for the rest of your life. Also, you need to get involved. Purdue is known for being a large campus and becoming part of organizations and groups around campus is the best way to turn the campus into smaller communities that will eventually become extremely important support systems. Step out of your comfort zone, as well. This may seem cliche, however, it is the most effective way to ensure that you are moving forward and improving yourself. You'll never learn what you're capable of if you never attempt anything new. So be brave! College is all about discovering yourself and consequently bettering that person. You can do it and good luck!

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  • Wanga from Indianapolis, IN
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    STAY FOCUSED. Try to stay on top of your work so that when professors and TAs give you a break, you can actually relax. Work hard but don't forget to enjoy your college experience. Try to participate in as many school traditions as possible. It increases your school pride and helps you feel apart of the Purdue family. Take it easy; don't rush your time here.

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