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- If one student has high grades but low test scores and another has low grades but high test scores, the first student is far more likely to get accepted into a better college. Colleges prefer the “bad test-taker” to students who don’t apply themselves.
- A good grade average is typically more important than degree of challenge.
- U.S. colleges with an acceptance rate of 100% include Northwest University in Kirkland, WA, Mountain State University at Parkersburg, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Baker College in Flint, MI.
- U.S. colleges with the lowest acceptance rates, bottom up, are Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (7.9%), Juilliard in New York, NY (7.6%), Rust College in Holly Springs, MS (7.6%), Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, TX (4.5%), and Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA (4.0%).
- The U.S. schools with the highest graduate rates upturned Haverford College in Haverford, PA (91%), College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA (92%), Davidson College in Davidson, NC (92%), Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA (94%), and IL (100%);