What are the dirty little secrets of college admissions?
This is an excellent piece from Quora, written by a gent by the name of Brett Elkins:
Here is what I have found after working with kids and talking at length with many college admissions to find the college admissions secrets.
here are some great tips and secrets to help you navigate the process:
- grades grades grades and then more grades. Not for every school, but you can’t camouflage or sugar coat or breath spray great grades. Colleges usually count this as the all important factor and with so many kids applying, they may not even look at your application if it’s not in their general gpa ballpark. So make sure you hit it out. Keep Reading