Out of 35,000 high school students applying to Harvard, fewer than 2,000 will be accepted. This is typical for all highly selective schools.
You need more than just advice on how to get into the best college or university; you need an advocate.
Gerald Bradshaw, Harvard Law School, Class of 1976, and University of California Berkeley, Class of 1973, an Ivy League college advisor understands the preparation needed when applying to top schools nationwide.
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Did you know that Ivy League schools do NOT base their university admissions just on a GPA and SAT scores alone? Acceptance into private universities consist of specific components. Applicants need more than just good grades and great test scores, when presenting a successful college admissions packet.
An admissions board will consider key elements when choosing applicants over many other exceptional applicants. Applicants of different backgrounds bring to the table experiences, goals, and circmstances; all competing for acceptance. Also considered is the essays, counselor and teacher recommendations, curricula and outside activities. These activities may include: sports, involvement in humanitarian causes, music, clubs, jobs, and community service.
Students will receive professional counseling in preparation for testing, essays, and interviews. the "Ivy League", Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Duke, Yale, Brown, and Dartmouth, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Cornell, Private universities in the United States, are known for expecting academic excellence, and being high selectivity in admissions.
Students and parents alike stressfully second guess every step of the application process. Mr. Bradshaw provides expert advice on how to submit an impressive application. You'll need to add the "Wow" factor to your application in order to increase your chances of acceptance into the school of your dreams. Let's get started, call now to consult with Mr. Bradshaw: 866-687-8129.
Essays, transcripts, test scores, and applications - Panicking yet?
Most high school students are under the misconception that "good grades" alone will be the deciding factor in admittance into an institution of higher learning. Here's the thing: you're going to pick a major (or majors) in college. You're going to take some pretty amazing courses in your chosen area. Find out how you can "look good" to admission officers.
High school is the time to develop strong foundations. That foundation becomes useful in attain a major. Try not to think so hard about what will look good on a transcript. Stick to subjects that matter including: English, Math, Social Studies, Science, and Foreign Languages. Electives are not as important as your subject requirements.