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Could a Few Hours of Work Get You Accepted from a College Wait List?Every year, tens of thousands of high school students are wait listed by colleges and universities. Most students have no idea that there are steps they can take to boost their oddsMoreCould a Few Hours of Work Get You Accepted from a College Wait List?Every year, tens of thousands of high school students are wait listed by colleges and universities. Most students have no idea that there are steps they can take to boost their odds of admission.You Can Increase Your Odds of Acceptance by Simply Asking to Be Admitted…the Right Way.I created this guidebook - The College Wait List Survival Guide - to help you do just that. It gives you a comprehensive, step-by-step plan you can use for practically any college to increase your chances of admission.Also, you receive templates you can use for emails, letters, phone calls, and interviews to address any possible objection that gets thrown in your way.So Why Doesnt Everyone Do This?Like I said, most people dont realize that there are a few key actions that can significantly increase their odds of acceptance. But there is no reason that you cant be the one that learns how to get off the wait list.Appealing to a college to accept you doesnt have to be intimidating, it doesnt have to be frightening, and it doesnt mean that you must grovel or beg.By following these strategies and scripts, youll be able to confidently approach the college admissions committee and - in a friendly, respectful way - explain why you should be accepted from the wait list.Everything You NeedI realize every college and university is different. Perhaps one school offers interviews for wait list applicants. Maybe a different school tells you that they wont accept any supplemental material for your application. Maybe a college has told you that there is absolutely nothing you can do to get off the wait list.Thats why I packed The College Wait List Survival Guide with proven strategies and templates for every possible situation. It gives you everything you need to boost your admission odds.But thats not all. You see, every college is different, too. Youve got….Private colleges that are looking for students who will pay full price.Large public universities that have specific majors that are over-enrolled.Huge comprehensive universities that know that many freshmen will leave after the first semester.And all of these schools have different priorities.The College Wait List Survival Guide shows you how to figure out these priorities, no matter what kind of school wait listed you. Once you understand what they are, youll be able to tailor your strategy and scripts accordingly.The Ultimate How To Guide for Appealing for AdmissionHeres just a glimpse at what youll discover in The College Wait List Survival Guide:How to determine the number of students recently accepted from the wait list so you can come up with a realistic plan for requesting admission.How to assess your greatest strengths as a student - and use them to make the college realize theyd be insane to lose you.How to get your high school counselor to help you out - and prepare them to be your strongest advocate.How to arrange and prepare for an interview with the admissions committee…in person or through Skype.This kind of information is priceless for anyone who wants to try to gain acceptance from a wait list, no matter what your situation.About the AuthorJane E. Dabel is a college professor in Southern California. She also writes the Six-Step College Application blog.