Deans of Admission

From the Dean of Harvard

By Ivy League Potential / February 13, 2020 /

Do you ever wish you could hear directly from the deans of admissions at top universities? Today we want to share a video interview of William Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Harvard University. We found the video really interesting, especially when he mentions that the college is interested in students with multiple intelligences.  At Ivy…

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From the Dean of The University of Pennsylvania

By Ivy League Potential / December 6, 2019 / Comments Off on From the Dean of The University of Pennsylvania

We recently watched a short video of Eric Furda speaking. Eric is the Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania and has his own blog. The video is the first one in a series of three, and there is much that we found interesting. One important message he gives to future engineering students is that…

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From the Dean of MIT

By Ivy League Potential / November 29, 2019 / Comments Off on From the Dean of MIT

Today we watched an interview with MIT Dean of Admissions Stu Schmill, who emphasized the importance of extracurricular activities. College admissions officers want to know how students will contribute to the campus community, and what they do in high school is a good indicator of what they will do at university.  Most of the students we work…

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