Getting into some colleges involves more than just good grades.
Getting an acceptance letter for the following American higher learning establishments is no easy feat. A 4.0-grade point average is certainly not enough to get into these schools. You will need an incredibly high SAT score, a long list of extracurricular activities and the ability to pay the outrageous tuition fees that these institutions ask for. Some of the names on this list are familiar, such as all eight of the Ivy League universities (Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University).