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Ep. 125 | Every Student Should Apply To Harvard

If you're not going to get admitted, what advantages come from applying to Harvard and other lottery schools?

Show Notes:

In this episode, I make the case that every student should apply to "Harvard". I put "Harvard" in quotes because I don't actually mean "Harvard" specifically. I do, however, mean a school that is outside of your child's reach. Why invest time applying to a school that will most likely reject you? Tune in to find out...    

0:01:00 Every student should apply to Harvard 

0:02:00 Why apply to lottery schools? 

0:02:55 Preparing for greatness 

0:03:00 "Seldom do we exceed our expectations"

0:04:20 Behavior change 

0:05:25 Why invite rejection? 

0:06:30 Repurposing hard work 

0:07:00 Harvard is a vehicle 

0:07:35 Dress rehearsal 

0:08:45 Caveats and cautions 

0:012:50 Two scenarios Follow us:

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