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Wake Forest University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
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

1834 Wake Forest Road Winston Salem, NC 27106
Phone: (336) 758-5000
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Meagan from Kernersville, NC
  • Dec-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Wake has a lot to offer, and it is easy to get distracted with extracurricular activities and all of the things going on on campus sometimes. Time management is very important here like with most colleges. Just keep an open mind, try new things in your first couple of years, and narrow down what you are passionate about and what you value. It may change quite drastically along the way, but you don't declare your major until sophomore year anyway, so don't worry too much about not knowing what you want to do. Just make sure what you spend your time on reflects what you value most.

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  • Hannah from NC
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are coming to Wake, wait until second semester to jump into extra activities that could take up a good amount of your time. The first semester is CRITICAL to your transition to Wake. Take time to get to know the people around you and in your classes! Have fun and enjoy the little down time that you get!

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  • Christina from Asheville, NC
  • Oct-22-2013 I am a current student here

    This school is small, which can be good and bad. It means that you will know your teachers and you will have the opportunities to do many great things that those at other schools don't get to do. It also means that you have to have your work done for class if you don't want to end up embarrassed when you inevitably get called on to speak. It's a great motivator to get your stuff done. As was mentioned earlier, being different at this school can be tough. But don't worry - your niche exists and you will find it. Just make sure you don't give up before then, because someone else could be looking for you too. Take advantage of the opportunities! The study abroad program is especially wonderfully; whether you go through Wake or an affiliate program, the study abroad advisers will walk you through every step of the process. Last but certainly not least, this campus has little to no drainage system and when it rains it pours so BRING RAINBOOTS. You have been warned.

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  • Wake Kid from Florida
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Be sure you visit Wake Forest before making a decision. While it is a school that is appealing to many students, it is not made for everyone. Make sure you get your application in time and try to establish contact with an admissions officer during the process.

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