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Admissions stategies of top admits to Stanford, Harvard, and MIT

Demeka and Anthony's two kids got into Stanford on almost full scholarships. (Not to mention Harvard, MIT, Brown, Columbia, UPenn, Berkeley, among others.) Amazed, I spent a couple hours getting to know them. I learned why starting early matters, how to get scholarships, where to find growth in everyday life, and how the kids lived normal childhoods while excelling at all their pursuits. Here's the superstar parents' story.

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The Skinny

Three more schools drop test requirements

  • The University of California is getting sued for unfair admission practices. What exactly is behind this?
  • Cha-ching! This Ivy League school just got a big chunk of money. Which one is it and what is it for?
  • Bye-bye tests: These three schools recently eliminated the SAT/ACT. Where are they?