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College Admissions: Not Getting What You Want

Oscar Wilde said, "There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it." Typical Oscar Wilde.

Well, it's that time of year again. We're on the cusp of the big Common Notification Date, which, for the Ivy League, is, "usually in late March or early April, applicants to the Ivy institutions will be notified of admission decisions and financial aid awards, unless they have been notified earlier under Early Decision Plan or Early Action Plan procedures. (Letters are mailed beginning in February for the Schools of Hotel Administration, and Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell, and beginning in February for the School of Nursing at Penn.)" Get all that?

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