Preparing for College

Tips for Getting Off the Yale Waitlist

Question: Our son is waitlisted at Yale. What can he do to improve his chance to get admitted?

Below are some generic tips for students who are in waitlist limbo. Note, however, that the more sought-after the school, the less likely that waitlisted students will get good news. And those who do often fill enrollment "niches" based on race, residence, special talents, etc.

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