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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.
Dartmouth's application portal for viewing application status and making updates.
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 written statement of support for the applicant's candidacy, completed by anyone the applicant considers a peer. It should not be someone who is in a supervisory role in the applicant's life.
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.
The Secondary School Report is a form completed by the applicant’s guidance counselor that provides Dartmouth with an overview of the applicant’s academic record.
Testing is not the ultimate factor in evaluating an application.
You can visit Dartmouth from the comfort of your own home! Check out our main campus tour, our engineering tour, and our athletics tour.
The writing supplement includes questions specific to Dartmouth that help the Admissions Committee gain a better sense of how Dartmouth and you might be a good "fit" for each other.