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If you have Ivy League aspirations and have been following Elizabeth Heaton’s Huffington Post series, “Who Gets Into Harvard?,” you know you’ve got your work cut out for you. Gaining admission to one of the world’s most selective universities is (cue understatement of the year…) challenging. Beth has covered what the Ivy League colleges are looking for in terms of academics, test scores, extracurriculars, summer activities, distinguishing excellence, letters of recommendation, and essays, but what else can you do? Find out in the latest installment of “Who Gets Into Harvard?

Read “What Else Do I Need to Know About Getting into an Ivy League College?” 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.