The Admissions Committee considers all aspects of an applicant's record; a student's test scores and GPA are only two of the factors considered. The committee also considers the academic rigor of high school courses the applicant has taken. Finally, the Admissions Committee places great weight on the strength of the application essays, as well as the evidence applicants provide of motivation to accept the challenges of Honors and contribute to the program.
Students whose academic performance may vary from the above or who have talents and motivations that are not reflected in standardized testing procedures are strongly encouraged to apply and to solicit recommendations from supportive teachers or supervisors.
The Honors Application is a supplement to the UK admissions application and the Common Application.