Academic success is the first step in gaining admission to top US universities.
The US college application encompasses many components — from achievements and extracurriculars to teacher recommendations and in some cases, interviews! But the foundation of your application is your academics, which demonstrate whether or not you’re fundamentally qualified to attend the universities you’re applying to.
If you’re wondering what universities are looking for on the academic side of your application and how to do well in school to prove that you’re ready for the demands of studying at a top university, this eBook is the perfect starting point.
At top US universities, your academics serve as an initial ‘cutting factor’ for admissions officers to determine how prepared you are for rigorous college courses. This is why good grades and test scores are the first things they’ll look for — and if yours aren’t up to par, your application may not move beyond the admissions officers’ first glance.
Of course, admissions officers look at much more than academics when deciding which students get accepted! But building a robust university application that separates you from a huge pool of applicants begins with acing your academics.
In this eBook, we’ve taken a deep dive into all the academic factors that contribute to your academic profile and a winning US university application: