The Olympics in Tokyo have just ended but we can learn so much from them regarding the college admission process. There are close to 4,000 colleges in the US and all vary as widely as Olympic sports. However, both make determinations in one of two ways: formulaic/quantifiable or holistic/less quantifiable. We highly encourage you to read this article to see the parallels between them both. Most importantly, read the last two paragraphs to understand the importance on handling the college admissions process with the same level of maturity that it would require for you to compete in the Olympics.