How important is networking with admissions reps and alumni for a legacy student?

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How important is networking with admissions reps and alumni for a legacy student?

Reecy Aresty
College Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & Author Payless For College, Inc.

How important is networking with admissions reps and alumni for a legacy student?

Most likely it's the same, but at some schools, you might get special treatment.

Benjamin Caldarelli
Partner Princeton College Consulting, LLC

How important is networking with admissions reps and alumni for a legacy student?

It is just as important if not more important for legacies to let admissions reps know about their interest.