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What exactly does provisional admission entail?

Just heard back from a college with an offer of 'provisional admission.' Can anyone explain what this means for me as an applicant? How does it differ from regular admission, and what should I be aware of if I accept?

7 months ago

Congratulations on your offer! Provisional admission means that the college is offering you a spot on the condition that you meet certain criteria, which they should outline in your acceptance letter. This could mean maintaining a certain GPA during your final semester of high school, completing specific coursework, or providing additional documentation by a given deadline. It is a way for colleges to accept students who they believe have potential but may have a few areas to improve upon before officially enrolling. If you decide to accept this offer, it’s important to fully understand and abide by the conditions set forth by the institution to ensure your admittance becomes official. Make sure you keep in close contact with the admissions office if you have any questions or if circumstances arise that affect your ability to meet the terms of provisional admission. Also, it's a good idea to keep a copy of the conditions for your own records and check them off as you complete them. Best of luck!

7 months ago

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