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Admission rates of waitlisted applicants

What are the admission rates of applicants that have been waitlisted/deferred?

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In this sheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dlM2Qj_Ao9moIIbiYpz2st6FDMow0uFC0dRQokJFYZs/edit?usp=sharing - you will find the number of applicants that were waitlisted; the number who accepted a place on the waitlist; and number and ... Read more
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Successful waitlist letters

Here are some example of other successful waitlisted letters.

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Hello [name],

My name is [name]. I applied to [college name] regular decision and was recently notified of my placement on the wait list, which I accepted. I would just like to convey my continued interest in attending [college] because of the ... Read more
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Dear MIT Admissions Office,

My name is VZ, and I applied to MIT and was placed on the waitlist this year as an undergraduate. I would like to convey my continued interest in attending the MIT because of the research opportunities in CS, the vibrant ... Read more
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Successful deferral letter

Former Synocate student who was admitted following submission of this deferral letter

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Dear Ms. Purdy,

My name is John Smith, and I applied to University of Michigan early action and was notified of my application being deferred. I would like to convey my continued interest in attending the University of Michigan because of the ... Read more
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Waitlisted for my choice of major

I applied to major in public health in a university of my choice and was waitlisted. If I do get admitted but not into public health does that mean I can choose a major in another college prior to commencing?

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Each of the university's colleges have their own waitlist. If you pick a capped major even if you get admitted right away normally, you are considered undecided because a capped major means only so many people can declare after passing rigorous ... Read more
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Synocate strategy to get off waitlist

Help! I've been waitlisted. What does Synocate recommend?

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You can do several things but most importantly you should create a plan to show improvement in your application. Examples include but are not limited to:
- Improving grades
- Getting more involved in extracurriculars - taking on a larger ... Read more