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Dean of Admissions on role of Academics

jrftkdjrftkd Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
edited March 2012 in Stanford University
Hey all,
I found this video on youtube (an interview of the dean of admissions about how to get into Stanford): Stanford--What factors affect decision beyond academic measures - YouTube What do y'all think about the balance between Academics and E.C.'s? Does 1 or 2 more AP's or a slightly lower/higher GPA really not make a difference? Because I have also heard that students are supposed to take the most rigorous schedule possible. Any thoughts?
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Replies to: Dean of Admissions on role of Academics

  • Ivybound13Ivybound13 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    It is certainly not the end-all-be-all of the admission process, however, it wouldn't hurt to have a couple more AP courses and a higher gpa. That is assuming that one gets that far in the admissions process.
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