A former Stanford dean reveals what it really takes to get into a top college

By Julie Lythcott-Haims, Quora This post from Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford dean and author of New York Times bestseller “How to Raise an Adult,” appeared originally on Quora as an answer to the question “What does it really take to get into a top college?” It takes both conformity and differentiation. Conformity: very high grades in the most challenging courses available, very high standardized test scores, evidence of leadership, specialization, meaningful contributions: PASSION. Read the full article here: http://www.businessinsider.com/a-former-stanford-dean-reveals-what-it-really-takes-to-get-into-a-top-college-2016-3

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