A Note on Letters of Enthusiasm

We sometimes get emails from parents who come to us not only after their child was deferred admission to their Early Decision or Early Action college but around now, after they’ve already sent out all of their Regular Decision applications. They’re inquiring about the Letter of Enthusiasm because they’ve read about … 

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Deferred Early Applicant Advice

We’ve got some deferred Early applicant advice. If you were deferred to your Early Decision or Early Action school(s) and you haven’t yet written or aren’t about to get started on your Letter of Enthusiasm to this school, we happen to think you’re positively nuts. Allow us to offer you … 

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Advice for Deferred Applicants

We’ve got some advice for deferred applicants. If you applied for admission during the Early Decision or Early Action round and were neither admitted nor denied, you were placed into limbo. Just as Regular Decision has the waitlist, you were essentially waitlisted. It’s the Early equivalent of the waitlist. At most … 

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Deferred Applicant Recommendations

We’ve got some deferred applicant recommendations for the readers of our college admissions blog who happened to be deferred at their Early Decision or Early Action school. Now is not the time to do nothing. Maybe you’ve moved on from thinking about your dream college. Maybe you really wanted to go … 

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Deferred Applicant Advice

Deferred applicants, we’ve got some advice for you. After wallowing in misery for a day or two (hopefully not but if you did do this, we understand), it’s time to pick yourself up and get to work. When you’re deferred, the answer is not to do nothing. It rarely is … 

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