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.
Your Common App should be submitted on or before the deadline.
Dartmouth's Application Portal for viewing application status and making updates.
Your past education level determines your eligibility for first-year or transfer admission. First-year applicants have three admission options: Early Decision, Regular Decision, and QuestBridge
The essay is an important part of your application, providing an opportunity to showcase your personality and intangibles that can't be easily reflected in a resume.
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.
Dartmouth requires a counselor recommendation, two teacher recommendations, and strongly encourages a peer recommendation.
Supplemental materials include any additional information that is not required for your application to be complete.