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Friday, May 02, 2014

As the Dust Settles...

This is what admission officers at most schools are like on May 2nd:

This is what admission officers are like on May 2nd when a perfect storm of awesomeness swept their school after decisions were released:

The dust is still settling, but it looks like all those awesome things made UVa a pretty exciting choice for A LOT of the high school seniors we admitted. We'll know more next week, but I don't think we'll be going to the waiting list in a big way. We all have lists with names of students for whom we want to find spots in the class and I'm not sure we'll get to use them, so what is usually a really exciting day is kind of shocking. The good news is that the class will probably be finalized more quickly than in past years.

Again, we'll know more next week.