So, you’ve been waitlisted and you’re not sure whether to laugh or cry. You can choose to do either, neither or both, but then it is time to figure out what to do next.
Listen to the recording of our latest podcast episode to hear Linda Abraham’s six tips for waitlisted applicants. Make sure you know what to do (and what not to do!) to ensure that you are the candidate on the very top of that waitlist.
00:01:28 – Devastated about your waitlisted status? Don’t give up!
00:02:16 – Don’t be an independent thinker please.
00:03:43 – Self-evaluate and take action.
00:04:24 – Spread the good word (even if it doesn’t relate to your weaknesses).
00:05:44 – Schools like applicants who are interested in attending their program!
00:06:13 – Don’t spam the adcom.
00:06:48 – How a waitlist letter should begin and what it should include.
00:07:33 – Addressing your weaknesses without sounding weak.
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