Here Are The ‘Secrets’ To Getting Into An Elite College So Shhhhh
According to this video from Money, “students that gets good grades, embraces challenges and how they communicate are just a few the things elite colleges want in their students.”
I wouldn’t really call these “secrets” because I’m pretty sure every high school guidance counselor, teacher and parent hammers home the fact that a kid can’t be “all books and no fun” or “all sports and no brains.”
There is one secret that is rather interesting — the fact that colleges look out how students overcome certain obstacles. How do schools know about these “obstacles?” There are certain issues — specifically family — that don’t make it on a college transcript. They’re obviously snooping around in a kid’s private life (meaning social media) to see what they’re doing during off hours. That’s my way of saying “don’t post drunk pics to IG if you want to get into a good school.” If you want to get into a party school, MORE DRUNK PICS!
[via USA Today]