What's the special something that makes someone stand out for harvard?

like there's the high GPA, sports, jobs, clubs, ap classes, and high SAT score but how much does summer programs, maybe model un, prestigious boarding school or competitions help and if that's not enough what more

Asked By: Laurie - 12/18/2008
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In addition to what you have listed, the essay you write sometimes swings the vote. Consider it carefully.
Answered By: Linda M - 12/18/2008
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Damned if I could find it. 'Course, that might have been partly due to the east-coast prejudice against community colleges, since community colleges are a very different beast than they are on the west coast. In the end (in my case), it's just as well... More
Answered By: Leon B - 12/18/2008
Having a wealthy parent who went there. Seriously, there are dozens of colleges at which you can get as good an education as one could get at Harvard - or better. Loren Pope's book LOOKING BEYOND THE IVY LEAGUE is a fine resource for finding first-rate colleges.
Answered By: TeacherGroupie - 12/19/2008
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