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How do colleges consider class rank?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior and I'm curious about how colleges view class rank. Is it a major factor in admissions, or do they focus more on other aspects of an application? Thanks in advance for any insights!

10 months ago

Hi there! From my experience with my own child's college application process, class rank can play a role in admissions, but it's not the only factor colleges consider. In fact, many schools are moving away from using class rank as a primary admissions factor. They often place more emphasis on your overall academic performance, including your GPA, course rigor, and standardized test scores (SAT/ACT). Additionally, colleges look at extracurricular activities, essays, and letters of recommendation to get a better understanding of you as a whole person. That being said, having a high class rank can help demonstrate your dedication and academic success within your specific school environment. So while it's not the be-all and end-all, it's still an aspect that can contribute positively to your application. Best of luck with the college application process!

10 months ago

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