Question is What takes you to one of The World’s Best Universities?
In addition to Test Scores; Academic Transcripts, Extra Curricular Activities, Letters Of Recommendation (LOR), Resume and Statements of Purpose (SOP) are also considered during admissions.
In India, academic and admission test scores are the only two important factors for admission to top colleges. However, in the USA, overall student profile matters and most colleges have a “holistic” admission process that lays importance on the student as an individual.
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