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First Round of ED I Admissions Decisions

We are happy to share that we have released our first round of admissions decisions for those who applied Early Decision I. As stated in a previous post, we will continue to release decisions at the end of each month, through the end of the calendar year.  Congratulations to those who were invited to join […]


Interview Advice!

At Wake Forest University, we want you to learn about this remarkable place, filled with incredibly talented people who want to engage with the world in impactful ways. And we want to learn about you too, your incredible talents, and the ways you seek to engage with the world. We do that through your application […]


You, Applications, and Tours!

At Wake Forest University — a liberal-arts school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, 45 majors, and 60 minors — you will find a community committed to creating opportunities for you to grow and thrive, both academically and personally. If you come to Wake Forest, you will begin a journey of discovery, where […]


Common Application

This is a message that will only be pertinent to a relatively small group of you. If you have chosen to submit your Common Application between the dates of August 1 and August 15: If you are using the Common Application to apply to Wake Forest during those dates, you will not receive a confirmation […]


To Rising Seniors: Early Decision and You

Where did the summer go?! It seems that just yesterday we were celebrating our newest Wake Forest graduates and inviting a new class of students to join us in Winston-Salem—yet my colleagues and I now find ourselves thinking about the fall.  As these summer days continue to fly by, I write to share a bit […]


We Have Some Questions for You.

List five books you’ve read that have intrigued you. Explain how a text you’ve read – fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or literature of any kind – has helped you to understand the world’s complexity (limit: 150 words). What piques your intellectual curiosity, and why (limit: 150 words)? Give us your Top Ten list. (The choice of […]


A Summer Waitlist Update

As we prepare for the summer, we’d like to provide some more information about our waitlist. By now, applicants on the active waitlist with a June 1 reply date should have received an email about the option to extend their date of consideration. (If you’ve missed that message, please be sure to write us at […]


A Waitlist Update

We’d like to update you about our waitlist: The May 1 deadline for admitted students to enroll has now passed, and, while we celebrate those who have accepted our offers of admission, we also have some open seats that we would like to fill via our waitlist. Over the next few days, we will contact […]


Wake Forest Waitlist Webinar

To those on our waitlist, We know that the waitlist can be a frustrating place to be, so we would like to help you understand the Wake Forest waitlist process. Please join us on Thursday, April 7, at 7:00 p.m. ET for the Wake Forest Waitlist Webinar. Associate Dean Niki McInteer and Assistant Dean Cesar […]


An Update from Admissions

Thank you for your patience, as you have awaited news from the Admissions Committee. Our staff has been hard at work over the last few months, and we write to share an update. But before we do, we would first like to take a moment to thank you for all of the time and energy […]


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