Everyone knows that colleges will review your grades and test scores (if required) when determining whether or not to admit you, but what if you’ve already done most everything you can do by those measures? You’ve already got good grades and perhaps you’re also sending strong test scores. What else can you do to help your college application stand out from the thousands of other applications submitted by other students with equally good grades and test scores? Former Brandeis University admissions officer Julia Jones lets us know in the latest installment of the video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert. Julia answers the question, “Other than good grades and test scores, how else can I stand out in my application?

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Written by Julia Jones
Julia Jones is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions consultants. Julia previously worked as a senior admissions officer at Brandeis University and was the director of admissions at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School. Visit our website to learn more about Julia Jones.