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Friday, January 29, 2016
Understanding the Facts about Deferrals

Understanding the Facts about Deferrals

Join IvyWise College Admissions Counselors as they share insights on what a deferral is, why some students are deferred, and, most importantly, what next steps you should take if you received a deferral decision. REGISTER HERE For students expecting early decisions this December, it’s easy to imagine how they’ll react to their decisions – whether it’s an acceptance or a rejection. But there’s another possible outcome on the table that many students forget to prepare for: a deferral.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Getting Deferred: Why it Happens and What to Do Next

Getting Deferred: Why it Happens and What to Do Next

While it is disappointing not to have an acceptance in hand, a deferral does not mean that you’re out of the admissions race! In fact, a deferral should be considered a second chance to highlight your strengths and what you have accomplished during your senior year. While applying to a college or university in the early round is a great way to demonstrate your interest and your intent to enroll upon admission, sometimes schools need more time to make a decision on particular applicants.
Monday, February 8, 2016
So You Got Deferred – Now What?

So You Got Deferred – Now What?

As early application decisions are released this December, some students may encounter a strange outcome that isn’t as clear-cut as an acceptance or denial – a deferral. This can be a confusing end result after working so hard on your early application, but luckily there’s a lot you can do to understand exactly what a deferral means and how to improve your chances of admission. A deferral is an admissions outcome wherein an early applicant, for various reasons, has been sent to the regular admissions cycle for reevaluation, and will receive a decision in April with the other regular applicants.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
How College Admissions Decisions Are Made and What to Do Next

How College Admissions Decisions Are Made and What to Do Next

IvyWise counselors Victoria and Christine break down the college admissions rubric and discuss examples of different hard and soft factors that admissions officers evaluate on the college admissions podcast, giving listeners expert insight from former admissions officers. Listen Now! When making admissions decisions, colleges and universities in the US don’t just look at grades and test scores.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
What to Do if You’ve Been Deferred

What to Do if You’ve Been Deferred

Getting deferred from your top choice school can be disappointing, but don’t despair! There are a number of steps that students can take after a deferral to improve their admission chances in the regular round. Students who are not accepted during the early application round are either deferred or denied.

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