How do you communicate your continued interest in the University of Michigan?
The Expression of Continued Interest form reads as follows: If you have additional information you would like to share with us about yourself, you can do so by submitting our Expression of Continued Interest form. This is the only method by which we will accept new application information from you.
Where do I send a letter of continued interest?
Address your letter to the admissions officer assigned to you, or the Director of Admissions. In most cases, you’ll be writing to the person who sent you the waitlist or deferral letter.
Do letters of continued interest help?
That’s important to know up front. But that’s inherent to the situation you now find yourself in, being deferred or waitlisted. The only thing that a good Letter of Continued Interest can do is help. That is, as long as you don’t write an all-caps letter telling them they were wrong to waitlist or defer you.
How do you write a good deferral letter?
Be positive: reaffirm your interest in the school, and don’t let your anger and frustration at being deferred darken your letter. Be careful not to suggest the admissions officials made a mistake. As with all written parts of your applications, pay careful attention to grammar, punctuation, and style.
How long should a letter of continued interest be?
Your letter of continued interest should be no longer than one page. It should include: An expression of gratitude for being deferred/waitlisted (Think positive—you’re still in the running!)
What does Deferred mean?
1 : withheld for or until a stated time a deferred payment.
How does University of Michigan notify acceptance?
Notification. All admissions decisions will be posted on Enrollment Connect. We will send your admissions decision to the address you provided in your application; if you have provided a mailing address, we will send the decision there.
Is Deferred better than waitlisted?
In general, you can assume that your odds are better if you’ve been deferred rather than waitlisted. Deferred students are reconsidered during the regular decision round and should have about the same chance as other regular decision applicants.
Is deferred decision bad?
While it is disappointing not to have an acceptance in hand, a deferral does not mean that you’re out of the admissions race! In fact, a deferral should be considered a second chance to highlight your strengths and what you have accomplished during your senior year.
What should be included in a letter of continued interest?
Your continued interest letter should prove that you belong among the admitted applicants. You should include: An indication that you still want to attend the school. Updates on your recent accomplishments (academic, extracurricular, and personal).
Why did I get deferred from Umich?
Deferred from Early Action(RA) to Regulsr Decision(RD) could mean that your application was competitive, but not outstanding as the other EA applications. You can update your application with relevant materials such as the latest transcript, new test scores or honor/award.
Is Postponed the same as deferred college?
When these decisions are released, some applicants will have their final admission decision postponed to a later day — what is referred to as being “deferred.”
What percentage of deferred students are accepted at Yale?
In the Single Choice Early Action cycle, 795 candidates were admitted to Yale out of an applicant pool of 4,669. Of those 4,669 applicants, 53% were deferred and 29% were rejected outright. Other applications were either incomplete or withdrawn.