College Waitlists: Benefits & Steps


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When a college applicant is waitlisted, it typically means:

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1. The term 'waitlisted' means that:

2. If a waitlisted applicant is admitted, when will that happen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz will let you see how well you understand college waitlists. You will be asked about terms and concepts of waitlisting and you can decide if you want to enhance your knowledge in this area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test what you know about the:

  • Relationship between waitlisting and admission requirements
  • Meaning of a college waitlist
  • Admitted waitlisted applicant's timeline for admission
  • Term for waitlisted candidates expressing continued interest to the school
  • Actions the waitlisted candidate should do and should not do

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding actions you should and should not take and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what waitlisting means
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the term for expressing continued interest while waitlisted

Additional Learning

You can see more on this topic by reviewing the lesson titled College Waitlists: Benefits & Steps. You will be presented with information like:

  • The meaning of denied admission
  • Process steps of waitlisting
  • Chances of acceptance after waitlisting