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Are transfer applications to Ivy League schools easier?

I'm currently at a decent college, but I've been considering transferring to an Ivy League school. I was wondering if any of you have experience or know if it's easier to get accepted as a transfer student? Please share your insights and experiences. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hey there! I understand that you're considering transferring to an Ivy League school and are curious about the acceptance process. First off, congratulations on wanting to challenge yourself and pursue admission to a highly prestigious institution.

From what I've gathered, the transfer acceptance rates for Ivy Leagues tend to be lower than their freshman acceptance rates. Though it doesn't mean it's impossible! Factors such as your current academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and reasons for transferring can play a significant role in the admissions decision.

My child transferred to an Ivy last year, and one of the key things they did was work closely with their current college's advisors and professors, maintaining strong academic performance and being involved in relevant extracurriculars. I'd suggest you start trying to build a strong profile and reaching out to advisors who can guide you through the process.

Best of luck in your journey, and remember that even if it seems challenging, it's worth pursuing your goals and aspirations!

9 months ago

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