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College Waitlists Are Longer Than Usual: Here's What Waitlisted Students Need To Know

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After months of researching, applying and waiting, college-bound high school seniors are hearing back from colleges, but more students than usual may find that the waiting game isn't over yet — they've been waitlisted. Cynthia C. Muchnick, M.A., long-time college admissions expert and co-author of "The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World" tells College Confidential, "I have never, in my entire 30+ year career, seen anything come even close to the waitlist experiences I have heard about and guided families through this last year."


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