In determining an applicant's qualifications for admission, the University considers the applicant's academic standing, standardized test scores, essays, courses taken in school, and letters of recommendation from academic officials. The Office of Admissions evaluates prospective students based on their profile of academic, professional, personal achievements, and educational and career goals. Gallaudet University adheres to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice ( endorsed by the National Association for College Admission Counseling ( 

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