Preparing for College

When Will I Hear from My Colleges?

Question: I applied to five colleges, Salem State, Bridgewater State, Rivier, Lesley U, and Arizona State. I sent all my applications out just before Thanksgiving and so far I have only heard from Arizona State. When should I hear from the other four schools?

You should contact the admission offices at those colleges directly. First ask if all your application materials arrived safely (unless you have already been notified that they have). If the answer is yes, then you can also ask when you should expect a decision. Questions like these are important and won't hurt you admission chances (unless you're a pest and keep calling ... a lot :( )

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