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You embrace a challenge. You’re open to discovery. And you’re ready to make an impact. UT Austin is the place that can empower you with the resources, experience and support to shape your future.

We’re a passionate community known around the world for our bold spirit and competitiveness. We’re committed to innovative learning and discovery. And we encourage creativity and critical thinking to solve real-world problems. Together, we can help you challenge ideas, pursue passions and explore new interests – to redefine what’s possible.


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  • 18:1

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Wishing you joy and festive cheer from the heart of Longhorn Nation! Happy holidays from the UT Austin Office of Admissions! 🤘❄️ #HookEmHolidays

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Get an insider’s look at the best study spots on campus with our student ambassadors! 📚 🤘Spots where you could be building your academic journey:
📍HSM building patio 
📍Life Science Library
📍EER building
📍WCP Student Activities Center 

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🎥 Get ready to be inspired by Dr. Tamara Bell and our incredible professors in our new ‘Longhorn Faculty Feature’ series! 🌟 Passion, innovation, and expertise in every episode! To see the full feature, click the link in our bio. 

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Unlock the secrets of Longhorn language! 📚🗣️ Join us as Karissa and Natashia break down the ABCs of UT in their latest reel. From ‘Jester’ to ‘Drag,’ we’ve got you covered. 🤘

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#UT28, deadline alert! 🚨 Submit all your application goodies by Dec 11, 2023, 11:59 p.m. CT. 🌟 Check MyStatus for missing pieces - It might take up to 14 business days for your materials to work their magic on MyStatus. If you've already submitted them all, major kudos to you – you're a rockstar! 🤘 #HookEm 🤘

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What makes a perfect Longhorn #DayInTheLife ? Great classes, delicious coffee and surprise run-ins with @jc.hartzell. Watch along as Texas Social Media Ambassador Natashia takes you through her day on the Forty Acres! 🤘

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POV: it’s the last day of classes and @Diplo is here to celebrate 🤘

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What can we say, we’re longhorns 🤷🤘

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We are thrilled to celebrate the Big 12 Championship, and there has never been a better time to be a Longhorn. To give you more time to celebrate and consider what your future can be like as a Longhorn, we have extended the admission application deadline to Tuesday, December 5 at 11:59 p.m. CST! Click the link in bio to apply today 🤘

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Today is the final day to submit your application to #BeALonghorn for Fall 2024 freshman admission!🤘

Online applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST and all additional materials by December 9. Submit your application through the link in our bio now!

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