Hard-working. Conscientious. Diligent. Receiving a teacher recommendation chock full of words like these sounds like a recipe for college admissions success, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, not if you’re applying to an Ivy League or similarly selective university. Former University of Pennsylvania admissions officer, Elizabeth Heaton, lets us know what Ivy League admissions readers are looking for in a recommendation letter in the latest installment of her Huffington Post series, “Who Gets Into Harvard?”
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