While we continue to count the enrolling students, now is a perfect time for applicants on the waitlist to tell us that they are still interested in being considered for admission. We know that many applicants offered a place on the waitlist accept it in March, but have moved on by now. That makes total sense! But it also means that it takes us time to figure out who is really still waiting, and who has enrolled elsewhere.
What can you do to help? Well, if you have an update to your application, send it along soon. Monday, April 28 would be a good target deadline to aim for. If you have missed my suggestions for what constitutes an update, here’s the general list: transcripts listing any new grades you have received since applying; new test scores; a new résumé, indicating a change in professional experience; an email updating us on activities that may not fit on the résumé; an additional recommendation that tells us something we didn’t already know.
But what if you simply don’t have an update — your application was complete as submitted. Well, then there is no need to send one. This is an opportunity, not an obligation. But it would still be helpful if you would send us a quick note to say that you’d like for your application to be considered. Updates and notes can all be sent by email.
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