Most Commonly Searched Terms
The college admissions process involves terminology you might not encounter anywhere else. Use this online glossary to get up to speed on key admissions words and phrases.
An in-person or virtual interview offered by a Dartmouth alumnus/a to first-year applicants.
Dartmouth's application portal for viewing application status and making updates.
The outcome of the Admissions Committee's review of your application: admitted, deferred, denied, wait list.
The Final Secondary School Report is a form that is submitted by your high school counselor and typically summarizes your academic performance through the end of your senior year of high school.
Holistic admissions is grounded in the concept that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts. At Dartmouth, this idea is at the forefront of our application review process.
A form submitted by your guidance counselor indicating your academic progress for the first half of your senior year.
Students applying through the Regular Decision cycle have the opportunity to gain acceptance in the spring and, if admitted, have until May 1 to either accept or decline their offer.
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