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Admissions Requirements

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

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

101 Nicolls Rd Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Admissions Phone: (631) 632-6868
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-12-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    study hard and make sure to keep school on track because tests can often overwhelm those who slack of

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  • Yiji from Newburgh, NY
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Take advantage of the opportunities offered at Stony Brook because there simply are so many chances! Don't wait for people and opportunities to come to you. Instead go search for it!

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  • Gina from Massapequa, NY
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure that you are participating in several extra curricular activities that are interesting/ones that not everyone does. Also, aim to have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA since this is such a competitive school. Additionally, this is a school where a lot of the learning is done outside of the classroom/lecture hall so do not expect to not do work outside of class. It is absolutely necessary to review the material and practice the problems because many classes have above 100 students and therefore, there is not a lot of interaction between the professor and students during class (many make themselves available outside of class for office hours though).

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  • Chinmoyi from India
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    All reviews had Stony Brook as a tough school,it sure is, but the academics here is excellent. The professors are really helpful and you will sail through if you just put in your best!

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  • Tony from Croton On Hudson, NY
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    If you're from a small town, it will be overwhelming at first. Don't be embarrassed to read the maps or to have one on your phone. You'll get the hang of it a lot sooner than you think. Be careful that you don't overload on courses, I'd say stick to 15 credits maximum while you're adjusting to school. If you're struggling in any aspect (academic, social, mental or physical health), Stony has resources galore to help you. There's the writing center, academic tutoring services, advisors, hundreds of clubs, CAPS & CPO for mental health, the student health center, and much more.

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