Can the Number of Times You Contact a College Impact Your Chances?

By Explore Editor

Can contacting the admissions office before applications are due help you get in? Can too much contact be a negative? What if you want to find out more about a school but you're not able to visit? Find out how some schools track the contact they've had with students and the role that it plays in the decision-making process.
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Thanks to our presentation partner, Alloy Education, and to the following college counselors and organizations: ApplyWise, College Focus, the Independent Educational Consultants Association, the Ivy Coach, Jane Klemmer, Making Conversation, MyUSearch and Road To College. Thanks also to UStream, the crew from Aligned Creative, David Pesci, Michael Pernick and Wesleyan University.