How Important Should a School’s Selectivity Be to You?


A school's selectivity is often talked about as if it's the best indicator of prestige. To get into a highly selective school must mean you are receiving the best education available to you, right? Let's not get ahead of ourselves! There's more to determining a school's ability to offer a great education than a selectivity rating. But selectivity ratings can still play an important role when determining where to apply, so here's a breakdown of what that number means.

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