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Hello, I am currently a freshman, and I am hoping to enter the pre-college of a top university this summer. If you could help me understand what I should have in terms of awards, and what it's like I would greatly appreciate it.

My current awards/achievements include:

Future Problem Solvers state qualifier ('21 '22 '23)

Youth and government (2 years)

Key club member (1 year)

UNICEF club member (1 year)

JV tennis (1 year)

I also have a 4.0 in every class

Lastly, if anybody knows if legacy can impact my chances, that would be great.

Thank you for your time.

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7 months ago

As far as legacy, it really depends on the school. Some schools have policies that basically say they ignore legacy to give everyone a fair chance. Others really honor legacy, I think Lehigh University is one of them (I know someone who received big scholarships b/c their mom, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and a sibling went there previously. However, this situation was a bit unusual.)

Hope that helps.

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