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5 Things to Know When You're Applying to an Ivy League School

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2: Don't be afraid to spread a wide net

Ivy League schools have a mutual respect for each other—even Cornell (looking at you, Andy Bernard). They know that a degree from any of the schools is a big deal. In other words, Harvard won't take it personally if you also apply to Yale or Brown. It's actually the reason the Common App started up a few years ago: they want you to apply to as many schools as you can. Doing so makes it more likely that you'll end up in a place where you fit in well. Which brings us to our next point...

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