Read highlights from our webinar, in which we discussed trends in college applications, SAT, ACT, and AP tests, and how to think about Early Decision and Early Action plans.
This week, with some early figures released for graduate school applications and some colleges already releasing Early Decision notifications, the numbers are in and applications are up — sometimes quite a bit — at the schools our students tend to apply to. The national picture, however, tells a different story.
There are so many ways to apply to college: Early Action, Early Decision, Regular Decision, and the lesser-known Early Decision II. Allow us to explain the nuances! Early Decision II has many of the same characteristics as Early Decision. The biggest difference is that Early Decision II (ED2) happens later in your senior year than […]
This week, one university pushed back its early deadlines to give seniors some breathing room, 50+ universities cut back on doctoral programs and, despite the economic downturn, four schools announced ground-breaking donations. We’ll start with good news! Villanova University pushed their Early Action and Early Decision deadlines back until November 15. Seniors, you have a little more time […]
You’re a high school junior or senior and you’ve heard of Early Decision, but aren’t quite sure what it means? Allow us to explain! Early Decision is an application plan that allows you to apply to a college early – in the fall of your senior year (typically by November 1 or 15). If you […]
Are you a high school senior working on your college applications? Would you like to receive some decisions early, but aren’t ready to commit to a specific school just yet? Then Early Action might be for you… Early Action is an option that allows students to submit applications earlier in the fall of senior year […]
Those of you who applied to colleges under Regular Decision, or were deferred from your Early Action or Early Decision schools, you’ll begin to receive your admissions decisions this month. Here is a quick guide to the admissions decisions you might receive, and some advice about how to handle those decisions. Admit If you’re offered […]
You may be thinking about submitting an early application or two to colleges this season. If so, you may find this primer helpful. Early deadlines are often in the first week or two of November, and decisions are usually released around mid-December. If your application is denied, you typically can’t reapply under the regular deadline. […]