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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


Happy Thanksgiving. So many of our students are waiting to hear from early action, decision, or notification colleges, as are students who applied for Posse and Questbridge Scholarships. Sadly, all of them will not get admitted, and they need to have other applications ready to go. If they don't, they will have a horrible holiday vacation, and drag you into it. So please, share these tips to get students working on their other applications now!!!

Waiting for Early Application Acceptances?: Prepare Other Applications NOW!!!



Help students with their college applications and writing great essays. You have so much powerful to help kids with limited support.

October College Readiness Tips for Teachers and Lay College Counselors