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5 months ago
Harvard prospective students

do I have a chance at Harvard with a 4.08 GPA and strong extracurricular. What else would I need?

I would like to go to Harvard business school

I would be applying for financial aid

I live out of state

What should I do to boost my chances?

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5 months ago

I think all you have left to do is to gain leadership roles in your school. Be mindful to not overwhelm yourself in pursuit of these leadership roles.

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5 months ago

It sounds like you're probably applying to college and not graduate school, so I just want to note that Harvard Business School is not open to undergraduates. (It's a graduate-only program.)

I'm not sure what your unweighted GPA is, but the closer to a 4.0, the better. In general, a big extracurricular "spike" (an area in which you've demonstrated exceptional achievements), strong essays, an near-perfect grades and SAT/ACT scores are a good place to start. For more detailed advice, I'd recommend that you check out our "Ultimate Guide to Elite Admissions" livestreams (for example: https://www.collegevine.com/livestreams/83/the-ultimate-guide-to-elite-college-admissions) and our blog post on getting into Harvard here: https://blog.collegevine.com/what-does-it-really-take-to-get-into-harvard/. I may also do a "How to Get Into Harvard" livestream sometimes soon!

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