Preparing for College

16 Ways to Work A Waitlist

Waitlists are the purgatory of college admissions and this year, due to the recession, colleges are hedging their bets on enrollment even more carefully than hedge funds are angling for bailouts. What's a waitlisted applicant to do?

Well, thanks to Kathleen Kingsbury of The Daily Beast's college blog, you can get 1.25 dozen of great advice. Here's a sampling:

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