Parent College Coach Tip #58: Ditch the Wait List
Mar27

Parent College Coach Tip #58: Ditch the Wait List

It’s college decision time and there will be disappointed teens receiving those words from the college, “You have been placed on the wait list.” My advice: ditch the wait list and move on. Look at the colleges that DID offer admission.

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How to Improve Your Chances of Admission when Wait-Listed
Apr12

How to Improve Your Chances of Admission when Wait-Listed

According to Stephanie Klein Wassink, founder of Winning Applications, a college and graduate school consulting firm, "It is possible to improve one's chances of admission when wait-listed." It's safe to say that Wassink knows a thing or two about the college admissions process and, in particular, what it feels like to be wait-listed. Once on the wait-list for University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Wassink...

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Top 5 Steps to get off the Wait List
Apr02

Top 5 Steps to get off the Wait List

Admission status letters have been mailed to high school seniors nationwide. An applicant will either be accepted by their first-choice school, rejected, or deferred, which is also referred to as "wait-listed." If you've been wait-listed, then waiting passively for the college to contact you again is not best course of action according to Edward B. Fiske, author of the #1 bestselling "Fiske Guide to Colleges...

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