I am waiting to hear from three schools and I must have choices over the following two weeks or so. Recently I got a prize and I'm wondering if it is far too late to send it in to supplement my applications. Should I send this in, or is it not worthwhile? Or will it possibly annoy them? Or are choices made already? Sorry for so many concerns.
You should not apologize for the questions. That is exactly what 'The Dean' will be here for, as well as the college admission procedure is really so confusing that it raises concerns galore.
There's actually no downside to notifying your universities about the award that is new even with your verdicts looming. But only send the news in the event that you feel you've won a crucial honor, and 'important' will likely be defined differently depending on where you're using. At most hyper-competitive places ( just like the Ivies and any school with an acceptance price in solitary digits or teenagers), merely a major award (national, best in state, etc.) would go the needle as of this date that is late. But at most of the other colleges, in the event that you feel that the honor you just received is just a significant one, then email your regional admissions rep today. If you can't decide what qualifies as 'significant' write back once again to explain your award and title the colleges. And when you do send the news headlines to your colleges, make sure to give an (more…)