What Happens if You Don’t Get That Interview?

If December 1st rolls around and you still haven’t received that interview then it wouldn’t be a bad idea to reach out to admissions. Oftentimes, this is crucial for those applying to schools out-of-state if you cannot schedule an appointment to meet with the admissions director/coordinator (which I always recommend). My advice comes from mentors and other students who have done the same. The goal is to make sure admissions “sees” you. Schools base a lot of their decision process not solely on grades and academic success but also on the chances that the candidates they select will accept their offer. So if you don’t reach out to them they may otherwise have no idea that you really wanted to go to their school.

Here was my email to the admission coordinator for school X that I sent in November 2015.

Dear Dr. X, Continue reading “What Happens if You Don’t Get That Interview?”