Ardent Academy for Gifted Youth - Items filtered by date: February 2016
01 February 2016 In Ardent Blog

Everyone who is serious about getting into an elite university knows the importance of creating exceptional work for his or her applications. Whether your dream school is Harvard, Princeton, Yale, or MIT, you know that your essays need to shine.

But did you know that, in addition to the quality of your essays, colleges have started to measure how much you care for others on their applications? Colleges are taking action to learn about the character of students, moving some focus away from GPAs, SAT scores, and extracurricular activities.