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UAlbany writing requirements

joeyl11joeyl11 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
I visited UAlbany today and they stated today that the only writing requirement they need is the common app which is 250-650 words. Yet, I was looking on the website just now and they said that the writing is between 250-500 words? Plus, the regular decision deadline is March 1st but the website says that they start sending out decisions on Feb 1st? Thanks everyone!

Replies to: UAlbany writing requirements

  • Erin's DadErin's Dad Super Moderator Posts: 35,915 Super Moderator
    Rolling admissions. http://www.albany.edu/admissions/step_apply.php
    If you’ve already completed the essay component on the Common Application or SUNY Supplemental Application, you do not need to submit another essay
  • LiberaCivitasLiberaCivitas Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    edited August 2016
    Will you be applying as a freshman or a transfer? If you're applying as a Freshman (which I believe you are, from the information given) then you only need to submit the Common Application essay which is 250-650 words. The 250-500 word essay appears to be for those who opted to not use either the CommonApp or the SUNY Supplemental, and who instead submitted a paper application.

    If you're using the Common Application, follow the 250-650 word instructions on there.
  • joeyl11joeyl11 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
    @LiberaCivitas yeah I'm applying as a freshman. Thanks for everything and thank you to @Erin's Dad as well!
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