For Goodness Sake, Open Your Email!

Congratulations to all the seniors out there who have applied and met their November 1st deadlines.  You managed to send or self report your standardized scores. You wrote a compelling personal narrative and edited it and revised it. And then edited and revised it some more.  You compiled your activity lists and wrote descriptions of each activity. You secured letters of recommendation and made sure that transcripts were ordered and sent to each school. You filled out lots of forms and answered a lot of questions.  And most importantly you hit submit on the Common Application (or whichever platform the school uses). But I am sorry to say, your work is not quite over. Once the school processes your application, you will be invited via [...]