How do you get into WashU?
With a GPA of 4.15, Washington University in St. Louis requires you to be at the top of your class. You’ll need nearly straight A’s in all your classes to compete with other applicants. Furthermore, you should be taking hard classes – AP or IB courses – to show that college-level academics is a breeze.
What is Vanderbilt looking for?
Vanderbilt uses a holistic admissions process – we do not employ cutoffs for standardized testing or grade point averages. In our review process, we evaluate students’ academic records, looking for students who have performed well within the context of their high school’s most challenging academic programs.
What do you put for honors and distinctions Coalition application?
Use the Add An Honor/Distinction button to add additional honors and distinctions. For each item, provide the following: Honor/Distinction – Provide the name of the honor/distinction. Grade Received – Choose from the drop-down list the grade you were in when you received this honor or distinction.
What is an individual distinction?
When you are marked for distinction, it means you are someone who is going to do well in life. You will set yourself apart from others. Distinction means being set apart, often by excellence. When things are distinct from one another, they are different. It is the distinctions that make them this way.
What is the most important extracurricular activity that you are involved in and why?
The most important extracurricular activities are those that you have exhibited a true passion in. There is not one activity that holds more importance for admission officers than another. What admission officer would like to see related to extracurricular activities is leadership, commitment, and passion.
How do I write the Vanderbilt essay?
Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. (200-400 words)
- Step 1: Choosing the extracurricular.
- Step 2: Crafting the introduction.
- Step 3: Building the heart of your essay.
- Step 4: Looking forward in the conclusion.