Harvard does accept home school applicants. The pool of home school applicants is in the hundreds each year, which makes it a great way to stand out in the crowd. Home school applicants can turn what some see as a negative into a positive. Studies shows that home schooled children do as well as non-home schooled students at Harvard, according to admission data. What seems to be a challenge for home school students is not having the benefits of having a nice, neat high school package to send to Harvard admissions officers. [Read more…]
What Are YOUR Chances of Getting Into Harvard?
Many would-be applicants are curious about their chances of getting into Harvard. In magical movies, such as The Wizard of Oz, the main characters come face to face with the great and powerful Oz. They shake with fear as they hear a booming voice that shouts loudly at them from behind the secret curtain. They later find out that the powerful Oz is a mere man.
Many students believe admissions officers are like Oz and picture them sitting around a table with
gavel in hand, rejecting student upon student. This is not the case. In fact, admissions officers are not looking for reasons to reject your application; they are looking for reasons to get excited about it. [Read more…]