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What should I do if I'm waitlisted at my top choice?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior, and I'm already worried about what I should do if I end up being waitlisted at my top choice college. How do I increase my chances of getting off the waitlist? I'd appreciate any advice or personal experiences. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's understandable to be worried about the possibility of being waitlisted at your top choice college. From experience, I can tell you that there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of getting off the waitlist. First, make sure to accept your spot on the waitlist promptly. This shows your continued interest in the college. Second, stay in touch with the admissions office to update them on any new accomplishments, awards, or relevant developments since your application. A well-crafted letter of continued interest can help. Third, if you can, visit the college and engage with the admissions staff. This can demonstrate your commitment to attending the school if accepted. Lastly, don't forget to have a backup plan. While you're waiting to hear back from your top choice, make sure you secure a spot at another college just in case. Good luck, and remember that no matter where you end up attending, you can still make the most of your college experience!

10 months ago

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