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10 Tips to Get Into the College Where You’re on the Waitlist

First of all, congratulations for making it this far in the college admissions process. You will most likely have many good colleges options already, but if you really want to go to a college that waitlisted you, follow as many of these 10 tips as possible.

  1. Be happy with another college to which you got accepted. Because if these tips don’t work, you can and will find happiness at another school. Many, many students do and never look back. In the meantime, you must accept another college by the May 1 Student Intent to Register deadline (SIR). Where will you go to school next fall right now, should be your primary goal.
  2. Make sure you accept the waitlist invitation. It is no longer assumed you will accept so send in your waitlist acceptance ASAP. Some colleges will send you a form to submit, while others will have you sign into their admissions portal. Follow their directions.

Read the full story at HuffPost College.