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Top 10 Things Colleges Look for in a High-School Student

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Other Special Attributes or Awards


Don't overlook anything special that makes the student stand out from the rest of the applicants! Include honors, awards, evidence of unusual talent or experience, or anything else that makes the student unique. Overall, colleges are seeking students who will be active contributing members of the student body.

Check out other tips to help students nail their college application.

Published with permission from Independent Educational Consultants Association.

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