Wait-Listed: Some Do’s and a Don’t


You toured colleges excitedly. You poured over websites. You followed all of College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) helpful advice. You filed all of your paperwork well before the deadlines. Finally, the day comes when your top college choice responds, and it turns out you’ve not been accepted…but you’re not exactly rejected either. You’ve been wait-listed!

For prospective college students, being on the waitlist can be a special kind of purgatory.

Evaluating College Offers and What to Expect

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The college admissions process is full of deadlines. There are deadlines for financial aid forms, deadlines for applications, and finally, deadlines for acceptance. It can be a rewarding and challenging time for prospective students and their families, especially if you are accepted to several schools on your wish list.

So what do you do when it comes to Decision Day? All offers are not equal and you want to make sure you’re not comparing apples to oranges.