Would Harvard Have Rejected Rory?

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In ‘Application Anxiety‘, Rory learns from the University applications seminar that she's not prepared to apply for Harvard, or any other school. During the seminar, Rory's face falls when she hears that they laugh about “yet another Hillary Clinton essay” (which was Rory's topic), about students who circle all interests (showing a lack of focus) and immature applicants with college paraphernalia on their walls. Everything Rory is and plans to do.


Rory, after this, goes into a panic and tries to figure out how to change her strategy. She inevitably does, but do you think Harvard – or other schools – would have rejected Rory if she had applied with her Hillary Clinton essay and many interests? Or is it just not possible to know?

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