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I have filled out the Common App quite a few times in recent days because we are testing the 2017-2018 version of the application (essay prompts will be posted on the blog next week!). I found myself wondering how long it takes the average student to get through the Common App and our school-specific questions. How funny that we get the same question from students and parents all the time.
Admission rumors make me laugh sometimes, but not today. Today, I heard that multiple students at a particular high school told their counselors that UVA would put them in a "special category" if they were able to get 9 AP courses on their transcripts.
In about half an hour, everyone who opted to remain on this year's first-year waiting list will receive an email from Dean Roberts informing them that the Class of 2021 is complete. We won't be making any more offers of admission and it is time to release the waiting list.
Please be sure to check the email account associated with your Common App account for Dean Roberts' email.
Remember when I said I might not check in more than once or twice in May? Well, here we are in June and I have a small, but not too significant, update about the waiting list.
If you have visited UVA, you may have shopped or grabbed a bite to eat on the Corner. The Corner is a shopping district just next to the University that is full of shops, restaurants, and cafes that serve the UVA community.
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Early Action Deadline: November 1
Regular Decision Deadline: January 1