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Ep. 131 | Do Un-hooked Students Get Into Harvard?

How competitive is Harvard if you are unhooked?

Show Notes:

In this episode, I walk through how quickly the spots disappear for an unhooked student applying to Harvard. Once all of the institutional priorities are doled out, is there any room for a student who is wildly smart, accomplished, talented - but unhooked?     

0:01:20 By the numbers 

0:02:33 What is a hook? 

0:04:04 Institutional priorities 

0:05:05 Multiple hooks 

0:05:45 Who is Howard? 

0:07:40 Howard vs the hooks 

0:08:10 The numbers 

0:10:20 The hooks 

0:14:20 16 spots left 

0:16:15 What does it all mean? Follow us: 

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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc. Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.

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