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The top 10 factors that get you into college

Original post made on May 15, 2012

Is it SATs or GPAs? Extracurricular activities or active involvement on campus? In this week's [Web Link Doing College] expert admissions adviser Elizabeth LaScala describes her top 10 factors students should develop to get into a selective college. These factors should begin with a solid academic foundation in elementary and middle school, she writes.

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Posted by Chris
a resident of Danville
on May 16, 2012 at 9:13 am

Amazing pasts posts have been deleted. Glad the typo was corrected but Obama got into college after admitting his partying and drug use the last 2 years of high school and having less than stellar grades. So let's cut through it all---affirmative action--and we are seeing the results of his unqualified status to this day. Kids, mark the right box.

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Posted by Sam
a resident of Danville
on May 16, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Says Chris, the constitutional scholar.

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Posted by Shiraz
a resident of Alamo
on May 16, 2012 at 11:12 pm

I agree w Chris but he forgot obama illegal to be prez too