Three Things they Won’t Tell you to Get into the Ivy League Universities & Other Top Colleges

In 2017, I earned a Bachelors of Science from Berkeley at 19 after just being there for a little under two years. I went on to earn a Masters from Harvard University, and every day at least twice I get asked, “How can I get into the Ivy League and top colleges — without bribing ”

The simple answer is that getting into school is a game, and the problem with so many people is that they do not truly understand the rules of the game.

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College is not about How Smart You Are!

I earned a Bachelors of Science from UC Berkeley in just two calendar years, and am now I’m a graduate student, and the simple answer to the question I receive everyday is, “No. I’m not a genius.” I think it would be best at this point to take a moment and step back a couple feet before I get into this piece. 

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Why are you Learning about that?

In life, learning something new is a thing that everyone enjoys doing, but there are so many times in life where the question of why has come up. Why are you learning this, or isn't your major that? These questions have always puzzled me and that is the topic of today's article. Instead of wondering why someone is learning something that has nothing to do with their particular life, you should wonder why aren't you learning it. Below are three reasons or things you should ask yourself before you ask someone why they need to know that?

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The Personal Statement 

When applying to college, in my opinion, there is nothing more important than your personal statement. It is the moment where everyone gets a chance to hear you, unfiltered, and real. The personal statement is by far the most important moment of the application because it is what makes you a real person to the admissions associates.

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Five things wrong with the Educational System

Education in the US is something that is very important for everybody, but the educational system in the US is not the best thing. This is not for a lack of people trying to change it, but for a lack of understanding of education. Many people in the system understand the issues that it has, but at the same time, many people fail to realize the very obvious issues that sit before their very eyes.

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5 Musts to get into College

Getting into the right college can be the most important thing that happens to you, your loved one, or your child, but how can you garner a great application without only focusing on grades. Colleges look at applications differently and since all of the staff of The Daily Nickel went to top colleges we put together our topic picks for things to do to get into a great college.

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Rethinking the College Major

College Majors are something that almost everyone, at some point, is going to have to deal with. In order to find a job, go to graduate or professional school, or be able to truly understand a subject everyone is told to get a Major that they like.

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