Is Mid-March Too Late to Forward Colleges Extra Information?
I will be waiting to hear from three schools and I should have decisions within the next two weeks approximately. Recently I got a honor and I’m wondering whether it’s far too late to send it in to supplement my applications. Must I deliver this in, or is it not beneficial? Or does it possibly annoy them? Or are decisions made already? Sorry for so questions that are many.
You should not apologize for your questions. That is what ‘The Dean’ has arrived for, and the college admission process is so confusing so it raises questions galore.
There is really no disadvantage to notifying your universities about the award that is new even with your verdicts looming. But just send the news headlines in the event that you feel you’ve won an award that is important and ‘important’ will likely be defined differently depending on where you are applying. At most hyper-competitive places ( like the Ivies and any school with an acceptance rate in single digits or teenagers), just a major honor (national, best in state, etc.) would go the needle as of this date that is late. But at most other colleges, in the event that you feel that the honor you merely received is a significant one, then e-mail your regional admissions rep today. The colleges if you can’t decide what qualifies as ‘significant’ write back to explain your award and name. And when you do send the headlines to your colleges, make sure to explain the hon Continue reading “Is Mid-March Too Late to Forward Colleges Extra Information?”