Early Decision and Early Action: What You Need to Know

If you are a senior in high school, you are most likely in the final stages of narrowing your college apply list. You may have noticed that some colleges offer early action and early decision deadlines. Before you decide on a decision plan, it is important to understand the benefits and disadvantages of early applications. Here are some frequently asked questions about early action and early decision: What ...

College Decisions: Be Proud of Yourself, but Be Gracious Too!

Tim logs into the account that he created when he applied to Elite College at 5 pm on December 15th, just as he was instructed to do. He has been waiting for this moment for a long time, and he fervently hopes he will be admitted. The decision is there–and the first word he reads is Congratulations. Tim is in. He logs into Facebook and posts on his wall: I did it. I am going to Elite College ...

Lessons From Early Applications: An Analysis of the Results to Date

With each admissions cycle, more and more students are opting to apply to a college under an early admissions plan. An astounding number of students are admitted early at some colleges and universities, sometimes leaving less than half the remaining spots for regular decision applications.Before we examine the implications of this data, here is a quick primer on the various early application options: ...

Common Application Pitfalls and Tips

The Common Application, accepted by nearly 700 colleges, will launch on August 1st. While the application is pretty straightforward, here are some things to look for as you register and complete it.1. Keep Track of Your Registration Information. Record your username and password along with the email address you used at registration time so you can easily access it. You may think you will remember it, ...

College Admissions Acceptances 2016: Early Results

  As you can see from the list below, our clients apply to a wide variety of colleges and universities. Congratulations to our student clients on their college admissions acceptances 2016 to date. More to come!   Amherst College Bentley University Boston University Bridgewater State University Brown University Bryn Mawr College Case Western University Cazenovia College Chapman ...

Early Acceptances: 2015

As you can see from the list below, our clients apply to a wide variety of colleges and universities. Congratulations to our student clients on their acceptances to date. More to come! University of Arizona Bard College Bentley University Brandeis University Brown University Clark University Connecticut College Curry College Eckerd College High Point University Lafayette College Lasell ...

Early Decision and Early Action Acceptances: Class of 2014

Congratulations to our clients from the class of 2014 who were admitted early to the following colleges and universities as of January 24, 2014. American University   Susquehanna University Bard College   Syracuse University Case Western University   Tulane University Clark University   University of Arizona College of Charleston   University of ...

Class of 2013 Admissions: Lessons Learned

Colleges continue to make admissions decisions based on their quest for the best possible students, those who they think will actually matriculate and to some extent, those who are able to pay. Here are some lessons learned from this year’s admissions cycle: Many Applicants Accepted Early Decision. Many colleges admitted a significant percentage of the class during early decision. While many students ...

Early Application Deadline Extensions

As of today, here is a list of colleges that have extended their early action or early decision deadlines. All information is subject to change should be verified on the college website. Beloit College: Students living in areas affected by the hurricane have until November 8 to assure their applications are submitted. Bentley University: Early Decision and Early Action deadlines have been extended ...
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