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What Summer Activities Do Ivy League Colleges Look For?

As summer approaches, many students with Ivy League aspirations are wondering what they can do with their summer vacation to make their college applications stand out from the crowd. What’s more impressive—volunteering at an orphanage in Africa or building up that neighborhood landscaping business? Find out from former University of Pennsylvania admissions officer, Elizabeth Heaton, in the latest installment of her Huffington Post series, “Who Gets Into Harvard?”. The answer may surprise you.

Check out Beth’s post on “What Summer Activities do Ivy League Colleges Look For?” now.


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.