|Students who got into HC say:|
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| | Obviously, you should get stellar grades and high scores on SAT... Also, the Honor Code is a REALLY big deal here; it's not just a ploy of the admissions office! Take time in writing your honor code essay, and be honest about any relevant past experiences and your opinion on the idea of the Code. Beyond that, try to write essays that sparkle with your wonderful personality. :)
Good luck! Don't lose hope-it is all worth it in the end. If you get in, you will love it here.
decent grades, decent standardized scores, great extracurriculars, and among the top 3 interviews in the past 10 years for my interviewer...
Once you get in, you can schedule a meeting with Admissions to discuss why you got in - for a rainy day or something.