Reapplying to Colleges that Said NO

Question: This March, I was accepted to Claremont McKenna College, but I was rejected by most of my top choice colleges, like Stanford, Williams, and Brown. Even though CMC is a very prestigious college renowned for happiest campus life, I still can’t brush aside my obsession toward my top choices and still feel so dejected….

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Help for Girlfriend Reapplying to College After Hiatus

Question: My girlfriend was accepted to many different colleges, coming out of high school, going into the fall 2011 semester. She finally decided on one college and was all setup up to go, but she couldn’t afford the price of the dorms so she ended up not going. She tried attending the local junior college…

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Higher SAT’s now. Can I reapply to a school that said no?

Question: I was denied for the fall term due to my low SAT scores. Am I allowed to reapply if I get better scores? The college has rolling admissions. Officially you cannot reapply to a college that has already rejected you outright, even if it’s a rolling-admissions school. But … if your new test scores…

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Should Non-Traditional Student Dislose Shaky Start When Reapplying?

Question:I am a non-traditional college student trying to continue on for my four-year degree. Between 1994 and ’96 I attended a four-year school and basically flunked out with a 1.9 GPA. Since then I have a cumulative 3.48 GPA with two associates degrees. I have applied to different schools with the aforementioned four-year school listed…

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Can I Reapply After Early Decision or Early Action Rejection?

Question: If I apply to a college through Early Decision or Early Action, but I am not accepted, can I apply again through Regular Decision? If you are denied outright (“rejected”) in the Early Decision or Early Action round, then you CANNOT reapply. In most cases, if a college thinks that you are at least…

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Reapplying Post-Rejection

Question: I was rejected by NYU, which was my only college choice. If I reapply next year via Early Decision, will I have a chance of being accepted? I’m sorry that you didn’t get the news you wanted from NYU. If you were to reapply Early Decision for next year, it is unlikely that anything…

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Reapplying to Colleges that Said No

Unfortunately, it is highly unlikely that the colleges that did not admit you last year will change their decisions when you reapply. As you say yourself, your academic record is the same.

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Can a Gap Year Student Apply Elsewhere?

Question: If I commit to a college and then take a gap year, can I still apply to other schools? I got denied or waitlisted at all my top universities.  So now I am deciding between Boston College and Northeastern University. I know they’re both great schools but I’m having a hard time getting excited…

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ACT Fee Waiver for Older Applicant?

HI Dean, I’ve been out of school for 5 years and I’m planning to reapply for college but I just found out my ACT scores aren’t any good anymore so I need to retake the test but I’m broke so I don’t really have the money for the test fees so I was wondering if…

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