Middlebury College Admissions Regular Decision Fall 2022

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Middlebury College 2021 Admissions Statistics
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Applicants Submitting SATs 63%
Applicants Submitting ACTs 44%
Waitlist Yes

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Has anyone gotten an alum interview? DD should be competitive, but it’s been crickets. Hope she didn’t miss some communication.

Yes. We are hoping this is a good sign for admissions!

We have one scheduled too, but doesn’t everyone get offered this? I don’t see it as being hopeful for admission

Middlebury tries to provide alum interviews for all applicants. Whether or when you get the interview is probably more to do with the alum interviewer’s availability for the assigned territory.

Interviewers are alums that want to give back to the school and care about future students. Their goal is to help you know the school better and help the school know you better… They don’t know your stats which is the admissions’ job to review. They help the school get to know you better as a person.

This is the personal experience shared by one of the long time interviewers:

In terms of the importance of the interview, based on Middlebury Common Data Sets, it is “considered”, but not “important” or “very important” like some other schools. See section C7.

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DS (rd applicant) had one this week. He had been contacted the week prior by an alum who lives in our area to do a zoom one because - Covid of course. They had a nice talk. She asked him a lot of really good questions that I think he could have answered in a more “braggy” way but he was definitely himself. She knows his favorite teacher since she used to work at his high school. He was able to ask some college specific questions he had for her. It was an authentic conversation and very worthwhile. He liked it. Who knows what comes next.

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Thanks, All, for the interview responses. I am stymied because we are in the DC area, so I would have thought there would be alums here. DD is a strong candidate – 3.97 UW, 4.83W, magnet student, 5s on APs (BC Calc as a Soph), nat’l awards, all state orch, Nat’l Merit, sports capt, excellent arts ECs. I am worried that an email didn’t get to her and don’t want anyone to think that she is blowing it off. She has double checked inbox and junk. They say not to contact admissions about interviews. Hoping there just wasn’t an available alum and that it won’t hurt her!

I’ve heard through backchannels that Middlebury has received a record number of applications and that the alumni volunteers are having difficulty keeping up with the volume. There are many who have not yet been contacted for an alumni interview and the college is doing everything it can to get to more before the deadline for submitting reports.

Obviously not the best news for some.

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That’s good to know. Thanks!

Very helpful. Thank you!