Waitlisted Students Suffering in Limbo

If you happen to be a waitlisted student suffering in limbo, your days of waiting could soon be over. Or not. Your days of waiting could also extend well into August. We’re sorry we’re not telling you exactly what you want to hear but, hey, The Dartmouth, America’s oldest college … 

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A Must Read for Waitlisted Students

If you didn’t receive a flat rejection or an offer of admission in the Regular Decision round, you were placed in waitlist limbo. Oh, the dreaded waitlist. Maybe you’ve been refreshing your inbox every day for weeks even though you knew the precise date and time the college of your … 

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Taking Admissions Slots Away from Other Applicants

A few years ago, we had a student who didn’t earn admission in the Early Action round at Harvard. The student was deferred. But Ivy Coach, you had a student who was deferred? How could it be? Every now and then it happens — but it always works out in … 

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The Waitlisted Student

For all those students stuck in waitlist limbo, you know what we recommend you do. Submit a powerful and compelling Letter of Enthusiasm, a term we at Ivy Coach coined many years ago. We help students every year earn admission off waitlists after submitting powerful Letters of Enthusiasm. But enough … 

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Help for Waitlisted Students

If recently your child learned that he or she was waitlisted at one or more Ivy League (or non-Ivy League) universities, all hope is not lost. In most cases that is. We received an email recently from a student who was waitlisted at a highly selective college, an Ivy League college, and … 

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A Big Day for Waitlisted Students

For students who first came to us as clients after being waitlisted, today was a big day for some of you. Most students who are waitlisted — the vast majority in fact — will never earn admission off of those waitlists. But the suggestion that it is near impossible to … 

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Waitlisted Candidates for Admission

Many waitlisted candidates for admission to highly selective colleges have been calling and emailing us over these last couple of days (the best way to get in touch with us is by clicking on the orange button on our website and filling out our free consult form — just indicate that … 

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Students Getting Off Waitlists

Many students — and their parents — came to us for the first time as clients after they had already gone through the Regular Decision process because they wanted our help in trying to gain admission off highly selective college waitlists. And a few of our students who got into … 

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What To Do If You Are Waitlisted

What to do if you are waitlisted, you ask? The first thing you should do if you were waitlisted at the college of your dreams yesterday is fill out our consultation form because you likely need our help if you hope to get off the waitlist. Most students don’t earn their … 

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Placed on the Waitlist

Curious to know how many students were placed on the waitlist at a particular highly selective university? We’ve got the data, with a hat tip to “The New York Times’” “The Choice” blog, to answer your questions. At Yale University, 1,001 students were placed on the waitlist. At the University … 

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