The Washington Post just published an interesting article about some common myths about college admissions.
Myth 1: Admissions essays don´t matter
Myth 2: The more extracurriculars, the better
Myth 3: Ivy League schools are the most selective
Myth 4: Average grades in hard classes are better than A´s in easy ones
Myth 5: Schools don´t need affirmative action to make diverse classes
Read the article to learn more about these myths: Washington Post “Five myths about college admissions”