Okay so, most of my results from colleges ended up being waitlists (Its killing me).
I have been accepted to my safety (Virginia Tech Engineering) and so I was wondering what I need to do in case NONE of the schools that waitlisted me have space for me.
I still want to try out for some Ivy Leagues / Princeton / MIT / Stanford even when I go into college, as engineering is my passion. I have a lot of regrets and I don’t want to repeat those mistake. I now know what I need to do in order to stand out as a candidate etc etc.
But anyways, heres my main point. If I do not get accepted into any of my wait-list:
- What should I be doing to increase my chance of being accepted as a transfer? Is the probability of me being accepted as a transfer generally higher?
- Is it worth applying to transfer to other schools?
- Generally, when do people apply to transfer? after 1st year? 1st semester? 2 yr?
- Would I still need to take SATs and ACTs? :/
My plan was pretty much racking up some EC’s at college (Internship, research, other activities, etc) while I attend my safety if my waitlists do not accept me. However, I have no clue from here on out.
And just in case someone says “Stop worrying about the future”, I would really like to continue trying in hopes of going to my dream schools (Stanford, MIT, etc) as I know I will have a lot of opportunities there. No, I am not trying to go just for prestige. Would appreciate some info, thank you!