Your goal after high school is to attend one of the eight prestigious Ivy League schools located in N.E. USA. When you apply to an Ivy League school you are competing with the best of the best from all over the USA and internationally too. Needless to say the admission process is highly competitive. You don’t need a perfect 4.0 GPA and 2400 on the SAT to get in, but it wouldn’t hurt.
The ideal candidate is a well rounded individual who has proven excellence and unusual achievement across a range of academic subjects and extracurricular activities.
Do you qualify…?
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Late last week, many colleges and universities released their last rounds of admissions decisions. At many of the country’s most exclusive schools, acceptance rates were lower, although only by a fraction.
This time of year it’s important to remember that when it comes to receiving a quality undergraduate education, it often matters more what you do in college than where you go.
A selection of 2013 admission rates for Ivy League Schools
Stanford University, 38,828 applications; 2,210 students accepted; admission rate of 5.69%
Harvard University, 35,023 applications; 2,029 students accepted; admission rate of 5.79%
Yale University, 29,610 applications; 1,991 students accepted; admission rate of 6.72%
Columbia University, 33,531 applications; 2,311 students accepted; admission rate of 6.89%
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