What Is Happening In The Admissions Office Right Now?

It is the middle of February. Applications are submitted and seniors are left to patiently wait for decisions to be mailed by April 1. So what is happening behind the closed doors of admissions offices around the country?

One of my favorite clips gives a peak behind the scenes at Amherst College, in Amherst, MA. This 2 minute video shows the committee in session, voting on applicants. I love this piece because it shows the humanity in the process and how capricious the decisions can be. This information can help families calibrate their expectations and realize that at the end of the day the decision is not personal. Enjoy!


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