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22nd-Dec-2012 12:32 pm
MLP: Pinkie So Excited
ELAYNA JUST GOT HER FIRST TWO COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Bay Path and Lasell, both of which have rolling admissions; we don't expect to hear from most of the other schools til spring. Bay Path, which is in her top five, has offered her a $14K/year scholarship to start with - just based on her SATs. It's their second-highest tier of scholarship funding.

We are all verklempt over here.
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22nd-Dec-2012 05:47 pm (UTC)
WOOT! Congrats to Elayna!!
22nd-Dec-2012 06:06 pm (UTC)
Congratulations indeed!
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22nd-Dec-2012 07:02 pm (UTC)
Mazel-tov! :)
22nd-Dec-2012 07:17 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
22nd-Dec-2012 07:45 pm (UTC)
Cool. So I guess that rules out all but four other schools as possibilities, since if she doesn't get an acceptance from one of her other top five, she'll pick Bay Path?
22nd-Dec-2012 07:46 pm (UTC)
Unless one of them really changes her mind on an overnight visit.
22nd-Dec-2012 09:16 pm (UTC) - Top 5 colleges
Which are the remaining four?

Reminds me of ... When Brandeis accepted me, I had already gotten no's from MIT and Caltech, which were the only schools I'd have picked over Brandeis. I remember thinking about how there were four other schools I was applying to who hadn't answered yet, and now did I care what they said? Their answers would be kind of anticlimactic.
23rd-Dec-2012 03:13 am (UTC) - Re: Top 5 colleges
Wheaton, Brandeis, SmithWellesley (depends which day you ask her).

(Hey, do you ever do alumni admissions interviews for Brandeis?)
22nd-Dec-2012 07:54 pm (UTC)
yay! Conga-rats!
22nd-Dec-2012 08:52 pm (UTC)
Yay!
22nd-Dec-2012 09:34 pm (UTC)
Oh, yay!
22nd-Dec-2012 10:16 pm (UTC)
That is fantastic news. Good job Elayna! (and family...)
22nd-Dec-2012 10:22 pm (UTC)
WOOOOOOOOOT
22nd-Dec-2012 10:53 pm (UTC)
That's awesome. Congratulations to Elayna, and to you and Adam as her parents. :)
23rd-Dec-2012 12:13 am (UTC)
YAY!!!! Adding my congrats!!

I am also curious--what are the other picks? Does she have one she's really hoping for?

23rd-Dec-2012 03:15 am (UTC)
Wheaton is her #1, and Brandeis is a strong #2. Smith and Wellesley tie for third, and Mount Holyoke, Salem State, and Framingham State are all good to her too!
24th-Dec-2012 08:20 pm (UTC)
I am totally biased, but I am rooting for Mount Holyoke :).
23rd-Dec-2012 02:08 am (UTC)
woohoo!!
23rd-Dec-2012 03:13 am (UTC)
Congratulations to Elayna!
23rd-Dec-2012 03:20 am (UTC)
Congratulations! Wherever she goes, I hope she loves it! (And how lovely to know that she'll have the choice.)
23rd-Dec-2012 03:30 am (UTC)
Congratulations, y'all :)! Elayna deserves the accolades and financial aid coming her way.
23rd-Dec-2012 06:27 am (UTC)
Yay! Congratulations to her!
23rd-Dec-2012 06:37 am (UTC)
Great news! Looking forward to hearing more soon.
23rd-Dec-2012 05:11 pm (UTC)
w00t :)

And Mazel Tov, too :)
23rd-Dec-2012 07:19 pm (UTC)
Give her my congratulations!
23rd-Dec-2012 08:20 pm (UTC)
Wooooo!!!! We all know she's a Great Kid, but it's certainly nice to have external validation.
26th-Dec-2012 01:30 am (UTC) - Mazal tov
Very nice
27th-Dec-2012 04:58 am (UTC)
Congrats!
28th-Dec-2012 12:51 am (UTC)
Congratulations! That's great!
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