How does it Feel?
The 2019 – 2020 College Decisions have basically ended. Students received their admission decisions to much fanfare and expectation. Ecstasy beyond belief and earth-shattering disappointment are just part of the aura of the college admissions process. Whether you consider yourself a winner or loser, the bottom line is that the fall season is a new beginning. College is what you make of it, not the name on your diploma. There will be amazing opportunities in college. You just need to take advantage of them. The college you attend doesn’t define you. Your vision, work ethic, resilience and common sense do. But, what if you are waitlisted at your top choice. What can you do? What should you do?
The most important things for you to do include:
If you got on the Waitlist at your Top Choice, what can you do to earn that coveted acceptance letter?
1. First and foremost, concentrate on being positive and enthusiastic, never annoying when corresponding with the admissions committee. The probability of coming off the waitlist varies. The more selective the school, the tougher it is and the lower the probability.
Rebecca Joseph: Don’t Wait to Get off a College Waitlist; HuffPost
Jordan Friedman: How to Get Admitted off a College Waitlist: 6 Steps for Success; US News
Ivy Bound is not affiliated with, or approved by, The Ivy League or its member universities.