Proven Admissions Strategies from Successful Students In How They Got into Harvard, fifty successful applicants to Harvard University share their tips and tactics for succeeding in the college admissions process. The students profiled in this book were not all class valedictorians, star athletes, or Harvard qlegacies.q In fact, many were simply strong all-around applicants who beat the odds and got into one of the country's most selective institutions. Through each concise account of a single student's rAcsumAc and admissions story, you'll learn lessons and strategies that you can use on your own applications. In all, eight key admissions strategies are addressed, including: -How to identify and present a key talent -How to make your well-roundedness an asset, not a weakness -How to forge connections and use them to your advantage Each student profile also includes all their vital information, including: -Test scores and GPA -Extracurricular activities and awards -Family background and hometownThe Application and Essay Nicole decided to apply to Harvard early decision three weeks before the application was due ... Nicole chose to write her essay on one of the sample topics on the common application form asking her to describe ananbsp;...
|Title||:||How They Got into Harvard|
|Author||:||Staff of the Harvard Crimson|
|Publisher||:||St. Martin's Griffin - 2014-05-13|