Is it possible to get into Harvard Grad School or another Ivy League school?
I'm a high school senior and will attend community college for two years. The school offers a program that allows students to transfer to schools like St. Joseph's University, Penn State, Drexel University, and Temple University. I was wondering if a prestigious university would be willing to accept someone from an okay school who maintained good grades throughout undergrad?
Asked By: - 1/19/2013
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Graduate schools admissions are much more competitive than undergrad. Now not only do they want a high undergrad GPA and GRE scores, but also subject GRE scores, published research, and great letters of recommendation from research advisers. Starting at community college won't hurt you if you have all that by the... More
Answered By: eri - 1/20/2013
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Here is their admissions requirements. I believe they do accept transfers. Your grades would probably have to be close to perfect. Here is their link: http://www.admissions.college.harvard.edu/apply/transfer/requirements.html
Answered By: Anonymous - 1/19/2013
Answered By: Jose - 1/19/2013
You can transfer to other universities, and most Ivy Leagues will take transfers. However, they are also very competitive, and take only a minority of the total applicants (Harvard's acceptance rate is about 7%). As such, you need to stand out- "maintaining good grades" will not be enough for most cases. This is doubly... More
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