Being put on the waitlist at your dream school isn't ideal. You were hoping to be accepted outright, after all. But it's not a death knell, either. Plenty of people are accepted off the waitlist each year, and there's no reason you can't be one of them. In fact, there are a lot of practical, actionable things you can do to increase your chances of getting off the waitlist in a favorable way -- and Hillary Schubach of Shine MBA Admissions Consulting is here to break them down for you.How to think about the waitlist, and what it means from the admissions committee's perspectiveWhether you're more/less likely to be waitlisted if you apply Round 1 vs. later roundsWhat to do in the week immediately after finding out that you've been waitlistedThe #1 thing you should emphasize in your first correspondence with the school(s)When and how often to communicate with the admissions committee during the waitlist periodStrategies for improving your profile so that schools want to select you off the waitlistWhat to do if you find out you've been accepted off the waitlistWhat to do if you find out you haven't been accepted off the waitlistTips for avoiding being put on the waitlist in the first placeAnd more!
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By the end of this week's show you'll have a more optimistic view of the waitlist and know exactly how to proceed should you find yourself on it. Let's get you accepted!Summary tips for Getting Off the MBA Waitlist from the Shine BlogConnect with Hillary: http://shineadmissions.com/contact/Connect with Dominate Test Prep: https://www.dominatetestprep.com/pages/contact-us
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