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Harvard prospective students

What should I focus to highlight my application as a Brazillian Student to get into Harvard?

I want to know what is considered more important or what a Harvard's admission's officer would like to see on my application. We do not have AP courses or Honors in Brazil, but I got a score of 1510 on the SAT and a GPA of 3.75 UW (it looks low but I am rank #1 on my class)

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7 months ago

Congratulations on your excellent SAT score and your valedictorian status! As recommended below, I'd advise trying to build a really strong extracurricular resume. I'd try to make sure you have some extracurricular activities related to the field in which you're planning to major. Ideally, you'd also have some leadership positions in organizations, some self-driven projects, and/or some activities in which you have achieved significant things. Winning some awards, competitions, or any kind of official recognition in any field is also a great way to prove that you're skilled and talented.

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7 months ago

okay So if you can get aome extracurrular activities like part time jobs or something thats usefull

and make sure your essay is not just average it should be something extraordinary .

Good luck

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7 months ago

hi, gabriel!

i'm also a brazilian student applying to harvard. maybe we could help each other out! :)

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