See what the Tufts Dean of Admission has to say about his talented admitted students.
Don’t just do an activity because you love it. Do an activity you love that you also happen to be quite good at!
Volunteering an hour a week cleaning up graffiti is not the key to admission to the Ivy League.
College admissions officers don’t reserve spots in the incoming class for students who volunteer in soup kitchens.
Recently, we were at an alumni event for Dartmouth College where Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim addressed a packed hall. During the question and answer session that followed Kim’s speech about Dartmouth, an alumnus questioned why so many wonderful students who attended the high school at which he taught didn’t …