Sure, you’ve got the grades and test scores, but so do lots of other students—and most of them get rejected from Ivy League universities. What, then, is the secret recipe to gain Ivy League acceptance? College Coach consultant, and former Babson and Holy Cross admissions officer, Kimberly Asselta explains in this installment of the video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert. Kimberly pulls back the veil on highly selective college admissions and answers for viewers the question, “What do Ivy League colleges look for?

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Written by Kimberly Asselta
Kimberly Asselta is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions experts. Prior to joining College Coach, Kimberly was a senior admissions officer at Babson College and College of the Holy Cross. Visit our website to learn more about Kimberly Asselta.