Many prospective Ivy League students take as many Advanced Placement classes and participate in as many extracurriculars as possible, but a new report says that kindness and community service are becoming more important in the admissions process.
The report — Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good Through College Admissions — comes from Making Caring Common, a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Harvard worked with Yale, the University of Virginia and others to reach a common idea of what colleges are looking for from applicants.
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