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Cornell Likely Letters?

How’s it going, guys? On Reddit, I read a few posts about Cornell likely letters, and it’s freaking me out a bit. Anyone here willing to share their experience? What do these letters look like, and do they indicate a near-guaranteed admission?

7 months ago

Hi there! I completely understand how the talk about likely letters can be a bit unnerving, but let me assure you, the fact that you’re inquiring is already a great sign—it means you’re proactive about your college application process!

Likely letters are indeed a positive indication from colleges like Cornell. They’re sent to a very small number of applicants before official decision releases, indicating that the school is very interested in them and that they are likely to be admitted. This isn't a guarantee, but it’s about as close as it can get before actual acceptance letters go out.

While individual experiences can vary, getting a likely letter means that the admissions committee was extremely impressed by that student's application. If you receive one, it’s a reason to celebrate, but remember that the majority of admitted students do not get likely letters. Most go through the standard notifications process. So, don't be too stressed out over getting a likely letter from Cornell. Good luck!

7 months ago

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