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College Waitlists Often Waste Would-Be Students' Time

College waitlists are growing. For many students, they offer hope of admission. That's not always the case.
Source: Rob Dobi for NPR

"Does being waitlisted count as half an acceptance??"

"Literally got waitlisted everywhere"

"Being waitlisted from your top choice is the worst feeling"

"What should one do when waitlisted at their top choice school? Asking for a friend."

"All these waitlisted got me feelin like Ladybird."

Those are just some of the thoughts that high

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