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.
Summary statement of sources of financial aid as determined by the Dartmouth Financial Aid Office.
A gap year is a period between completing high school and starting college, during which a student may choose to work, travel, participate in research, or another endeavor.
If you are admitted, you must let us know of your matriculation plans, or intent to enroll, to secure your spot in the upcoming class.
As you complete your high school experience, we expect you to maintain the academic and personal records that we read in your