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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. Do not do this for a school you will not attend. Colleges often take kids off waitlists who can afford to pay outright, have special connections, fulfill regional needs, or make a spectacular case. Remember, spots only open if the college has available spaces.

Don’t Wait to Get Off a College Waitlist: 10 Proactive ...

All day today and yesterday, I have talked, emailed, and texted with teens and their parents about college decisions, many of which have cut the high school seniors to the core. Most have been admitted to several amazing colleges. Yet the pain of their rejections seems to prevail.

Making Lemonade Out of College Admissions Notifications

The University of California received a record number of applications this year. Each campus admits its own class and notifies students separately. Here are the dates for the students planning to enter as freshmen and transfers for the fall of 2013. We follow with info on the complex waitlist and appeal processes.

UC Admit Dates and Waitlist and Appeal Info

This is a time of agonized waiting for many high school seniors. They have submitted their college applications and supporting materials. Now their fate lies in the hands of admissions officers who are busily reading through applications. During this often agonized waiting game, students, families, and schools can use this time wisely. Here are some tips.

Surviving the Waiting Game: Proactive Winter Tips for High ...

As you are sitting in your English senior class, you start to think about your college life ahead. As you’re making preparations to your new life in college, you start to get nervous about how life in college will be. As a freshman fresh out of high school, there are going to be some few tips and advice you might consider before you start your first day of your new life. So as you are getting ready for applying to and attending at Cal State, you should apply for EOP.


There are dozens of colleges who will pay for diverse high school students to visit them this fall. Here is the alphabetical list. Some deadlines are coming up quickly. I wish more would wait until late August so all kids can have access but here we go. Let me know if you want to add your college to the list.

Fall 2012 Diversity College Fly-In List