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Waitlisted? Here's What to Do Next

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn How to Weigh Your Options and Make the Most of a Waitlist Decision

Unlike acceptance or rejection, the path for waitlisted students is a little unclear. Some applicants may be unsure about what their admissions odds are, what they can do to improve their chances of acceptance, and if staying on the waitlist is even worthwhile.

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How to Cope with Every Kind of Admissions Decision

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 10:50 AM

How to Feel Your Best When Admission Decision Time Comes 

For students who applied to colleges in the regular round, March and April can feel like an emotional roller coaster. Between waiting for admissions decisions, receiving a verdict from each school on your best fit list, and deciding where to enroll, the spring season marks a major milestone for many high school seniors.

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Class of 2022 Waitlist Statistics

By IvyWise on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 04:21 PM

2018 Is A Mixed Bag For Waitlisted Students

Getting waitlisted can be a confusing and stressful admissions outcome for college bound students, and with record-low admission rates and record-high applicant pools, many college waitlists are growing while the chances of admission off the waitlist are hard to predict.

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5 Tips for Students Waitlisted at Their Top-Choice College

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

A Waitlist Decision Can Be Confusing, So What Should You Do?

So you’ve been placed on the dreaded waitlist. Now what? There’s actually a lot that students can do to maximize their chances of admission off the waitlist.

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What If I Get Placed On The Waitlist?

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:15 PM

Tips and Resources for Waitlisted Students

As colleges begin notifying applicants of their regular admission decisions, many students end up faced with a puzzling outcome: the waitlist. While getting placed on the waitlist is not an ideal situation, there is a lot that students can do to effectively address the situation and improve their chances of admission should they choose to remain on the waitlist.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, April 11-15

By IvyWise on Fri, Apr 15, 2016 @ 09:56 AM

Resources for Waitlisted Students, Purdue Announces New Financial Aid Program

 

As high school seniors across the country decide where they’ll spend the next four years, the college admissions process is just starting up for current sophomores and juniors. There’s a lot to keep up with in college admissions news, and we’re here to make that easier with our weekly news roundup!

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Resources for Waitlisted Students

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 13, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

If You’re Waitlisted Here Are Some Resources to Help You Decide What to Do Next

 

At the end of the college admissions process most students expect a clear “yes” or “no” answer on their application, so receiving a waitlist decision can be an extremely confusing result. If you’re waitlisted, there are a number of resources out there to help you decide whether to take your chances on the waitlist or move on.

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