Synopses & Reviews
Ivy League schools on average reject some 90 percent of applicants. But there is another way to get into the top colleges in the United Statesthe back gatethat will still see motivated students come out the front gate with an Ivy League diploma.
This book is the plan B that offers you an alternative set of keys to seven of the Ivy League universities: Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania (Penn), and Brown. Also covered are the so-called second tier of elite universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Duke, Northwestern, and University of Virginia, among others, which have highly selective admission requirements and confer social and economic benefits on par with the traditional Ivy Leagues.
From extension schools to special programs for working students to online studies, the range of back gateways is remarkable for leveling the field for students of all stripes. This book provides the little-known strategies to help you succeed in enrolling in the school of your dreams.
For generations, the admissions process of the Ivy League schools has been cloaked in mystery and myth. Now, a former admissions officer at Dartmouth College reveals how the most selective schools make their decisions.
A former admissions officer at Dartmouth College reveals how the world's most highly selective schools really make their decisions.
About the Author
Award-winning publisher and journalist C. W. Henderson is executive editor of Ivy League Week at VerticalNews.com and executive editor of Education Letter at the Wall Street Journal Professional Edition. He founded and manages the professional publishers NewsRx, VerticalNews, ScholarlyNews, and ScholarlyEditions. USA Today named him one of Six Who Made a Difference.” He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.