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Which colleges have the lowest acceptance rates?

Hey guys! I'm trying to do some research on competitive colleges, and I'm curious—what are some colleges with the lowest acceptance rates? And, how does this factor into considering where to apply?

7 months ago

Hey there! When it comes to colleges with the lowest acceptance rates, some notable examples include Stanford University, Harvard University, Columbia University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with all having acceptance rates below 10%.

While it's interesting to know which schools are the most competitive, it's essential to not get too attached to the idea of applying only to colleges with low acceptance rates. Instead, focus on finding colleges that fit your academic, personal, and financial goals. The college application process is highly unpredictable, so it's wise to apply to a mix of reach, match, and safety schools.

A balanced list of schools could include a few highly competitive universities, some less competitive ones that still align with your interests, and some safety schools where you have a high chance of acceptance. Ultimately, it's most important to find institutions that will help you thrive academically and allow you to pursue your passions. Good luck with your research!

7 months ago

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