Being a strong rower and good student is not always enough

Trial in Boston over Harvard’s admissions process reveals multitude of factors that determine whether a candidate is admitted.

“Underwhelming personalities can even undermine the prospects of elite athletes. Exhibit A: the case of a woman who’d been recruited for the Harvard crew team, whose documented lack of “spark or enthusiasm or any particularly compelling or appealing quality” torpedoed her admissions chances.” Boston Globe Metro 10/28/2018

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