Demonstrate independence and innovation.
Scores on the Writing section are expected to receive more attention in the future. In addition, students participating in this audition process may be considered for scholarship offers and the opportunity to study with Performance Faculty.
Be sure to apply early!
If you had your heart set on Stony Brook or received bad news from the other colleges on your list, one option is to take a gap year and reapply next admissions cycle. At Stony Brook, one letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher is required for general admission to the University, and two letters from teachers are required for applicants to honors programs.
A good way to demonstrate this is to successfully complete AP and Honors courses.
What If You Get Rejected? How to Make Your Application Stand Out Stony Brook is seeking students who exhibit self-motivation, are able to manage their time well, and are vested in the community.