This is a great resource for students who want to understand the admissions process of the Ivy League schools and how the world's most highly selective colleges really make their decisions. Former Dartmouth College admissions officer, Michele A. Hernandez, tells you all the hard truths, how officials factor in every extenuating cirumstance, and how to make this complex, high-stakes system work for you. A Is for Admission answers the questions asked by countless students:
- What do admissions officers look for and what turns them off?
- How are test scores and grades truly evaluated?
- Does applying for early decision hurt or help you get into the college of your choice?
- How can you improve the odds of acceptance?
- And much more.