What It Really Takes to Get Into Ivy League and Other Highly Selective Colleges

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Publisher Description

The ultimate insider's guide to getting into the nation's most competitive colleges

Written by a former senior admissions officer at Harvard University, this book provides keen insights into what it takes to get into America's top schools. With the help of case studies of successful Harvard applicants, Charles Hughes II defines the goals and mission of highly selective schools. He explains the relative weight given to:
Academics

Extra-curricular activities

Personal qualities

Intangibles in the admission process




Hughes breaks down the components of the application, explaining the significance of each and how they are evaluated. And, drawing upon his extensive experience, he clues readers in on effective ways for applicants to improve their candidacy, including:
How to prepare early in high school

How to write a better application

How to find the school best suited to their interests, personality, and goals




With this essential guide, students will be able to present their talents in the best light possible, and create a winning college application.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2003
April 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
McGraw Hill LLC
SELLER
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
SIZE
1.1
MB

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