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Top Things That Colleges Look For in Their Potential Students

The Artcle points out the top things that colleges look for in their potential students such as their GPA , awards & achievements, how well they do in their essay and interview, experience and such.

In your college application, make an effort to highlight any hardships that you’ve overcome, with necessary details. Take your test prep seriously to get good results.

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Which is your dream college? If you think a good GPA alone can land you there, think again! Maximize your chances of getting accepted and explore your options well to see if your dream college really is the right place for you. 

First off, take time to know your school and make sure you meet the course requirements. Even before you finish off with your high school studies, perhaps you could invest your time in subjects connected to the college major you plan to take up. 
 
In your application, make a great impression highlighting any hardships that you’ve overcome, with necessary details. Make sure you take your prep seriously and take as many practice tests and join study groups to help you get the best scores. Spending your summer doing an internship or any unpaid work experience could score you extra points in your favour as well. 
 
OnlineCollege.org points out the top things that colleges look for in their potential students such as their GPA and class rank, awards & achievements, how well they do in their essay and interview, experience, standardized test scores, and such. Here are a few more pointers to get you started in the right spirit. 
 

 

 
 
Infographic Credit: OnlineCollege
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