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Jan 31

To get into college, Harvard report advocates for kindness instead of overachieving

This is an excellent article about new thoughts from Harvard on what it takes to get accepted.

“For the last four years she has thrown herself into her school work, taken AP classes, studied for the SAT, worked on the school paper, played on the field hockey team and tutored elementary school children.

Yet as she methodically records her activities on the application, it becomes clear that this was simply not enough….

‘It’s the first time in history that I’m aware of’ that a group of colleges is coming together to lay out what is and what isn’t valued in the admissions process, says Weissbourd.”  Click here to read more.

      
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