Is Mid-March Too Late to Send Colleges Extra Information?
I’m waiting to hear from three schools and I need decisions within the next a couple of weeks roughly. Recently I got a prize and I also’m wondering if it’s far too late to deliver it in to supplement my applications. Must I send this in, or perhaps is it maybe not worth it? Or does it possibly annoy them? Or are choices made already? Sorry for so questions that are many.
You should not apologize for the concerns. That is what ‘The Dean’ will be here for, while the university admission procedure is really so confusing that it raises questions galore.
There’s really no disadvantage to notifying your universities concerning the award that is new even with your verdicts looming. But only deliver the headlines if you feel that you’ve won a important prize, and ‘important’ are defined differently depending on where you’re applying. At the most hyper-competitive places ( like the Ivies and any school by having an acceptance rate in solitary digits or teens), just a major honor (nationwide, most useful in state, etc.) would move the needle only at that date that is late. But at most of the other colleges, then email your regional admissions rep today if you feel that the honor you just received is a significant one. If you cannot decide what qualifies as ‘significant’ write back to explain your award and name the universities. And in case you do deliver the headlines to your colleges, make sure to explain the awaread more