Originally Posted by tennis5
A lot of blue chips did not get into the IVYs who wanted to go.
It is not a secret........
And the 800 on the SATs has to be coupled with a curriculum that was very challenging, Physics, Calculus, 4 years of language, a number of AP classes with the 5 on the exam, SAT 2, etc.....
However, the foreigner who is ten steps ahead of the Blue Chip, that young man they will make allowances for. Even the English language.
OK. If you score a 32 or better on your ACT, have a 3.8 or better GPA in a tough program and are a Blue Chip, then you can get into any Ivy school you want. Maybe that is clearer.