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Interesting articles, posts and insights collected over the past month to help you keep up with what's happening in the world of college admissions. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. Please pass this along to anyone who may be interested. In the News He’s accepted to college, but we can’t afford it: Playing financial merit aid roulette Merit aid roulette is not random luck Common Application Saturates th
So you were wait-listed at your dream college. What now?
If it's still your top choice, accept a spot on the wait list. You have to take action, it won't happen automatically. Then write a letter letting the school know that it is your first choice and why. Telling the school you will attend if accepted is important as colleges care about their “yield” and don’t want to waste a bullet. If you don't have a clear choice, you can stay on multiple wait lists and see how it play
In the spirit of the day ;-) here's a tongue-in-cheek article from the NY Times about selective college admissions: College Admissions Shocker! And here’s one that’s not an April Fool’s joke:
Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids
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