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What can i do to improve my chances of getting into Harvard University?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I'm very interested in going to Harvard once I finish high school. I have a 3.94 gpa (unweighted) and play varsity basketball and golf. I haven't taken the SAT yet, but I plan on doing so sometime this year. I'm looking for some suggestions as to how to improve my chances. Thank you.

Asked By: DrizzyDrake - 7/12/2010
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I was recently accepted into Harvard as a transfer student. I have been here for a semester, and the common qualities that other students here have are... More
Answered By: s2018760 - 7/13/2010
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Enroll in your High School's IB (International Baccalaureate), or transfer to a school that offers IB.
Answered By: PE2008 - 7/12/2010
 
Take honors/AP classes. Get more A's (you need a super high grades--a 3.94 might not be enough). Make sure to get at least a 2100-ish on the SAT; get a tutor if needed. Do a lot of volunteer work. If you can, start some sort of organization or get to a point where you are instrumental in the work of a pre-existing... More
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Answered By: Lindz - 7/12/2010
 
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