Misconceptions About College Waitlists

Are college waitlists simply marketing tools of elite universities? Ryan Craig argues as much in a piece today for “Forbes” entitled “The Real Cruelty of College Admissions.” In fact, Mr. Craig writes, “The more elite the school, the less likely it is that a waitlist is anything other than a … 

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Chances of Getting Off Waitlists

Brian Taylor, Director of Ivy Coach, is featured today in “Bloomberg” in a piece by Akane Otani entitled “At Top Schools, a Spot on the Wait List May as Well Be a Rejection.” We would first like to say that the title of this piece is misleading. If a spot … 

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Students on Waiting Lists

There’s an article up on “Quartz” that students on waiting lists might find interesting. In the piece by Sonali Kohli entitled “The craziest ways applicants have won over admissions officers at elite American universities,” Kohli writes about some untraditional approaches students on waiting lists have taken over the years. As … 

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