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Command Education Blog

Your ultimate college admissions resource, brought to you by recent graduates of elite schools. We got in, and so can you!

When Should I apply to College

There are a lot of terms floating around related to the college application timeline. Between early action, restrictive early action, early decision, rolling admission, and regular decision, it’s hard to keep their similar yet critically different definitions straight.

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What do I do if I get waitlisted?

What do I do if I get waitlisted?

The admissions game is partially a game of chance, not skill - maybe too many people from your home state applied this year, or your application was read after there were already too many students accepted into your intended major. There is also the slim chance that the university received your supplemental materials (transcript, counselor recommendation) too late in the process.

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What do I do if I get waitlisted?

What do I do if I get waitlisted?

The admissions game is partially a game of chance, not skill - maybe too many people from your home state applied this year, or your application was read after there were already too many students accepted into your intended major. There is also the slim chance that the university received your supplemental materials (transcript, counselor recommendation) too late in the process.

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