how to get into Harvard

If your child has Ivy League aspirations and either recently or will soon be taking the SATs or ACTs, you may be wondering what scores are actually required for acceptance to a highly selective college.  While no exact cutoff exists—and even a perfect score won’t guarantee acceptance—College Coach educator Elizabeth Heaton provides guidance for parents in the latest installment of her Huffington Post series on assessing your child’s chances at an Ivy league institution. 

Read the second installment about standardized test scores in the highly selective college admissions process.

In case you missed Part 1, read the first installment: Who Gets Into Harvard?



Written by Elizabeth Heaton
Elizabeth Heaton is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions consultants. Before coming to College Coach, Beth worked as a senior admissions officer at University of Pennsylvania and an alumni admissions ambassador at Cornell University. Visit our website to learn more about Elizabeth Heaton.