Admission to GWU SMPA?
I'm a prospective student for The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs.
I'm wondering whether or not I'll be able to get in.
Weighted Class Rank: 141 of 399
Unweighted Class Rank: 153 of 399
ACT: 32 Composite
SAT: 1950 Composite
What makes me stand out as a candidate has been my political activism.
Over the course of the last four years, I:
Was the State Director for a Mainstream Democratic Party Candidate for President
Managed Multimedia Productions and New Media for the same candidate for President.
Was promoted to Deputy Campaign Manager on the above campaign.
Have worked as a new-media consultant for local non-profits.
Was the youngest Legislative Aide in my state's history.
Managed and worked on several local campaigns, ranging from County Commissioner, to Mayor and City Council, to the State House.
My recommendation letters include one from a teacher, as well as one from a former US Senator and a current State Representative.
How do I look for admission to this particular school? I wrote a decent essay, but I'm worried that my grades may disqualify me, coupled with the fact that this school is particularly selective at GWU.