solonseneca wrote:Our son is applying to state schools and privates such as MIT and Ivies. I’m rooting for the state schools. And if so, the pizza is on me.
livesoft wrote:travellight wrote:It does make sense that a student the top 1% is likely to get into a school in the top 32.
But only if they apply. If they don't apply, there is a much lower probability nearing zero.
VictoriaF wrote: All my classmates were accepted to college, which was quite remarkable because college admissions were strongly biased against the Jews, and our student population had about 40% Jewish
Dutch wrote:Sleeping in is my favorite part of Black Friday
lostInFinance wrote:HomerJ wrote:
I believe some of the data shows otherwise; that people smart enough to be accepted to Harvard, but who don't go, end up with salaries very close to what the Harvard graduates make.
What study shows this?
VictoriaF wrote:It's not enough to be smart, you also need smart peers and connections. H/P/Y/S provide both, plus international name recognition.