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Getting Into An ALL Women College after taking 3 gap years!

PripanPripan Registered User Posts: 108 Junior Member
edited August 2011 in Women's Colleges

I want to know how difficult it will be to get into an all women college after taking 3 gap years? I have not joined any colleges yet after graduating from high school. I wish to apply as a freshmen. Will my application be considered in the same pool of applicants? If yes, can you please suggest some all women colleges for me?

Note :- I have got really strong academics and EC activities. Took gap years due to some unavoidable circumstances.

Awaiting your response.

Thank You!
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Replies to: Getting Into An ALL Women College after taking 3 gap years!

  • icesk8momicesk8mom Registered User Posts: 295 Junior Member
    I don't see why not... I imagine you have a compelling story to tell! Many women's colleges even have programs for students of "non-traditional age" (usually defined as 24 or older.)
    Take a look at Mount Holyoke and Smith for starters.
  • alfateaalfatea Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    Hey!! one of my closest friend's sister took 4 gap years!!! and this fall we are both starting college lol, not the same college though. She chose Mount Holyoke College, they have a program or something if you are older than 24, she is turning 24 someday in October, yet she wasnt considered in the special older women program (sorry forgot the name) she also applied to Wellesley and she got straight rejected because she was being considered in the older ladies program because of her age BUT she didnt have any credits to transfer so she was told she didnt have much chances...stupid, i know...uhmm I guess she applied to bryn mawr too and, well ive heard of smith too but i dont know anything about smith. Good luck though!
  • august23vnaugust23vn Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    What if I am 20, already graduated from college (a 2-year program), and now want to start anew? Can I apply as a freshman too?
  • happymomof1happymomof1 Registered User Posts: 28,234 Senior Member
    august23vn -

    You will need to apply as a transfer student, but depending on the number of credits that actually transfer, you could end up spending a full four years in your new program. Contact the schools that you are interested in, and ask them how to proceed.
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