Tips for Student Waitlisted at First-Choice College

Question: My daughter is waitlisted at the school of her choice and really wants to go there and nowhere else. How can she demonstrate that she really wants to go to that school and what actions would you look for in a waitlisted student who really wants it?“The Dean" has answered this question–in one form or another–countless times. Unfortunately, this is due to the fact that SO many high school seniors get stuck in waitlist purgatory every year, enduring that confusing so-near-and-yet-so-far feeling that your daughter is facing right now.

Here's an example of one of those earlier answers that should be helpful to her, too:

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