Originally Posted by Misterbill
Juniors, you can take a look at these charts if you wish to get a more factual....rather than anecdotal.....grasp of the situation.
The chart that is linked is for Harvard,
you can easily pull up other schools.
Your choice....go with the anecdotes, or these sources
For 2012, Harvard received 34,302 applications.
They accepted a little over 2,000 ( 2032 students).
That applicant pool contained 3,800 students who were number 1 in their high school class.