B-Schooled Podcast #205: 10 Tips for Thriving on the Waitlist


In this B-Schooled episode, host Chandler pulls together suggestions from other SBC podcasts and new insights to give you all the tools you need to survive your time on the waitlist and, hopefully, thrive.

Insights from this podcast episode include:

• What being on the waitlist means (and what it doesn’t)
• The importance of developing an individualized waitlist strategy
• Specific guidance about following your school’s waitlist process (which varies from program to program)
• What to do if your school allows students on the waitlist to send follow-up materials and updates
• Tips for asking for feedback regarding your application, if appropriate
• Tips for developing a relationship with your waitlist point of contact,
• Possible benefits of playing the “waitlist long game” and
• Suggestions for how to stand out on the waitlist (in good ways). Plus, how to avoid standing out on the waitlist (in bad ways).

This B-Schooled episode can be found here, or you can listen to it on any of the major podcast platforms below.

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