Example sentences for: alum

How can you use “alum” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The goal is to get each alum to commit to financially support the law school.

  • The cover story chronicles the admissions process at the University of Pennsylvania, then offers tips: High grades and low test scores are better than low grades and high test scores; hard classes and extracurriculars impress admissions officers; being an alum's kid does not guarantee admission.

  • The metal was identified in 1808 by Sir Humphry Davy, who originally named it alumium , based on Latin alumen , and alum , oxides and sulphates of aluminum, respectively, which were known to the ancients.

  • Here we are, the Department of Communication and Theatre, and there you are, an alum of the Department.

  • Mixed reviews for this sitcom satire of a TV newsroom, which stars Saturday Night Live alum Al Franken.

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