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Why high school counselors can make (and break) your Harvard chances

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I write about a lot of different college admissions topics on this blog. Some of the advice I discovered as I was navigating through the college admissions process with mediocre test scores and a decent but unspectacular GPA. Some of the advice I didn’t discover until much later – when working as an admissions reader […]

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Why a good midyear report can help you get into Harvard

So you’ve submitted your applications to Harvard, Stanford, or any of the Ivy Leagues. Now you’re waiting to hear back and anxious about the result. Some of you have been waitlisted after Early Action. I went through this process awhile back – and was accepted at Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, and other Ivy League schools. I […]

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