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How in the world would I be able to get into Harvard University?!?!?

I know that you have to study and prepare for SAT and all that but I'm 14 and I really don't know if I have a lot of time to prepare for Harvard!!!! I just want to know what you have to do and what it takes to get into Harvard University

Asked By: MIchelle P - 7/11/2009
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Make sure it's really what you want. Why are you aiming to go to College? Far too many applicants apply simply because of the school name's prestige, or the pressure of overzealous parents, which is bound to lead to unhappiness... More
Answered By: Soleil - 7/11/2009
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Just study hard...very very very very very hard. You have to score on an upper level in just about everything. And of course, you have to have the money for it. Do all that, and you may have a chance at getting in. You're young, go for it.
Answered By: tripleh330902000 - 7/11/2009
 
Great SAT, Stellar GPA, and pretty high up in the class rank. Also make sure you are involved in your school and in the community and you should be fine. Also there are other good schools besides Harvard that are definitely worth considering... More
Answered By: furmangirl08 - 7/11/2009
 
you have to have a GPA of more than 5.5 and be well-rounded in high school (participate in sports, band, choir, ect...)
Answered By: Double T - 7/11/2009
 
I know I probably wont get best answer on this, cause I dont know much, but Im 14 myself, and Id like to get into Stanford... More
Answered By: ashley (: - 7/11/2009
 
i visited the harvard campus nd didnt like it at alllllll... More
Answered By: suzi_luvsthenightlife - 7/11/2009
 
Why do you want to go to Harvard? If it's simply for the name, that is not a good reason to go and you need to look elsewhere. (If you can't handle cold weather, you will hate living in Cambridge) If, after researching other non Ivy League schools, you decide you want to go to Harvard for it's academics, then you... More
Answered By: Arbitrary Person - 7/12/2009
 
Honey, you can do whatever you want to do in life!! You are young, and the future is in your hands (yea i know it sounds cliche). It is so true, though. You just need to study hard and know that it is possible to achieve anything with a positive attitude and some hard work! Good luck! I know you will do great!
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Answered By: Haylie - 7/13/2009
 
You need the grades and the scores, of course, but you need to demonstrate exceptional social intelligence and drive through your actions and essays. Demonstrate than you can think outside of the box and innovate... More
Answered By: GJKiss - 7/13/2009
 
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