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Should I go to a Waitlisted class?
It is strongly recommended that a student drop waitlisted classes, once the student’s schedule is finalized. If a space opens up in a class, and you have not reached your enrollment limit, you will be enrolled in the class, and responsible for completing and paying any associated fees relevant to it.
How does waitlist work for college classes?
If a class is full, a student can choose to be placed on a waitlist to enroll in the class if a seat becomes available. When a student is added to the waitlist, they are assigned the next available position number. The remaining students then fill in the wait list spots the previous waitlist students had.
What does Waitlisted mean in college?
Getting on a college waitlist means that an applicant has all the necessary qualifications, but that the admissions office could not offer them acceptance at the time. Getting on a waitlist does not mean you should give up hope. Waitlisted students still have a chance at earning admission into the school.
What are waitlist seats?
A waitlist is a list of students who wish to be in a class but there are no seats open to them; e.g. the class is full, the remaining seats are reserved for certain types of students etc.
What happens when you are waitlisted for a class?
What are waitlists? A waitlist is a list that students can join and wait for open seats in a class. If a student in the class drops, a seat opens up and is filled by a student on the waitlist. Being on the waitlist does not guarantee you a seat in the class.
What happens if you don’t get into a Waitlisted class?
Choose a Backup Class In case you do not get into the class for which you are waitlisted, enroll in a back up class. You can choose to set up a Swap between your back up class and your waitlisted class. This will automatically drop the back up class if you are able to get into the waitlisted class.
Do colleges waitlist overqualified students?
Overqualified students (quantified primarily by GPA and SAT/ACT) are routinely being waitlisted or denied at “no problem” colleges because the admissions committee feels doubtful these students are likely to enroll if accepted. Admission to the most selective colleges is as unpredictable as ever.