Best way to improve your app and chances when waitlisted/hoping for interview?

Best way to improve?

  • Letter of Interest/Intent Clarifying Reasons and Qualifications

    Votes: 9 36.0%
  • Excellent Fall Grades or New Academic Honors

    Votes: 4 16.0%
  • Multiple Strong Letters from Schools Alumni (not previousely sent)

    Votes: 3 12.0%
  • Job Update: New Job or Poster/Presentation/Publication

    Votes: 2 8.0%
  • Other/Combination of ones from above

    Votes: 7 28.0%

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Thoughts?

If you choose other - please explain. Thanks!

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Writing an Letter of Interest with some updates is pretty helpful to either get off a waitlist or get an interview.
 

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Why do just one? It's good to let schools know about your fall grades, upcoming spring schedule, and new job updates. Also, go ahead and send them a LOI if you sincerely want to go there above all other schools.
 
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Why do just one? It's good to let schools know about your fall grades, upcoming spring schedule, and new job updates. Also, go ahead and send them a LOI if you sincerely want to go there above all other schools.

Yeah, I hear you. I'm just curious to know what people think what is strongest bit of updating info you can use. With the season of hopefull interviews and waitlists, just thought it might be good to put all these things in one place and compare them a bit - if possible.:D
 

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Why do just one?
If you use up all your methods pre-interview you'll have nothing new to offer when you're waitlisted...but once you're on the WL by all means pull out all the stops.
 
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