After a long wait for decisions, students get to turn the tables on colleges in April as they decide where they’ll go in September. They’re invited to elaborate campus events for accepted students, contacted by current students, sent more glossy brochures, and encouraged to sign up online for great “insider” information. Admission deans and directors sweat the details, checking the numbers every day, sometimes more than once, to see who’s deposited and whom they have to work on to meet their goals. Other staffers may call favorite students to see if there’s anything they need to put that deposit down. It’s a heady time for students who’ve spent months on tenterhooks and have several acceptances to consider.
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