There are over 27,000 high schools in the United States. If you counted just the top three students from each graduating class, that alone would be nearly 80,000 people. The eight Ivy League schools recruit less than 30,000 students every year. For this reason, students aiming for the top schools need more than top scores. They need to display their overall abilities and find ways to make their application stand out from the thousands of others.
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