Category: Waitlist

Waitlisted? Here’s What to Do Next

By IvyWise on Friday, March 29, 2019

Waitlisted? Here's What to do NextLearn How to Weigh Your Options and Make the Most of a Waitlist Decision

Unlike acceptance or rejection, the path for waitlisted students is a little unclear. Some applicants may be unsure about what their admissions odds are, what they can do to improve their chances of acceptance, and if staying on the waitlist is even worthwhile.

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How to Cope with Every Kind of Admissions Decision

By IvyWise on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

How to Cope with College Admissions OutcomesHow to Feel Your Best When Admission Decision Time Comes 

For students who applied to colleges in the regular round, March and April can feel like an emotional roller coaster. Between waiting for admissions decisions, receiving a verdict from each school on your best fit list, and deciding where to enroll, the spring season marks a major milestone for many high school seniors.

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Class of 2022 Waitlist Statistics

By IvyWise on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

tips for getting off the waitlist 600x3152018 Is A Mixed Bag For Waitlisted Students

Getting waitlisted can be a confusing and stressful admissions outcome for college bound students, and with record-low admission rates and record-high applicant pools, many college waitlists are growing while the chances of admission off the waitlist are hard to predict.

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What If I Get Placed On The Waitlist?

By IvyWise on Friday, March 17, 2017

what if i get placed on the waitlist.jpgTips and Resources for Waitlisted Students

As colleges begin notifying applicants of their regular admission decisions, many students end up faced with a puzzling outcome: the waitlist. While getting placed on the waitlist is not an ideal situation, there is a lot that students can do to effectively address the situation and improve their chances of admission should they choose to remain on the waitlist.

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Resources for Waitlisted Students

By IvyWise on Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Waitlisted.jpgIf You’re Waitlisted Here Are Some Resources to Help You Decide What to Do Next

 

At the end of the college admissions process most students expect a clear “yes” or “no” answer on their application, so receiving a waitlist decision can be an extremely confusing result. If you’re waitlisted, there are a number of resources out there to help you decide whether to take your chances on the waitlist or move on.

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Admission Decisions: What to Do If You’re Accepted, Rejected, or Waitlisted

By IvyWise on Tuesday, March 10, 2015
How to Prepare for Admission DecisionsStudents Should Prepare For All Admission Outcomes, Know What to Do Once They Receive Decisions

A majority of admission decisions are expected to be released this month, with Washington University – St. Louis, University of Chicago, MIT, and Georgia Tech releasing decisions as early as this week. For applicants, this time period represents the culmination of many months and years of hard work – they’ll find out whether or not their top-choice colleges have accepted them. What many students fail to prepare for, though, is what happens after their decisions come in, no matter the outcome.

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