Class of 2020

22 November 2015

University of Georgia Offers Early Admission to 7,500 Applicants

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UGA logoThe University of Georgia offered 7,500 high schools students early admission.  A record 14,516 early action applications were received this year, up nearly 10 percent from the last year.

 

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14 November 2015

Northwestern Class of 2020 Early Decision applications rise 12 percent

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2020

northwestern logoNorthwestern received 3,022 early decision applications as of the November 1st deadline, an increase of approximately 12 percent from the previous year.  According to Michael Mills, the associate provost for university enrollment, the acceptance rate for early decision candidates is likely to be similar to last year.  Mills also expects early decision admits to make up 45-50 percent of the incoming freshman class.

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13 November 2015

Princeton Class of 2020 early action applications rise 9.4 percent

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2020

princeton logoPrinceton announced that it received 4,164 single-choice early action applications as of November 11. This represents a 9.4 percent increase from last year, and is attributable to both increased outreach and the removal of the SAT subject test requirement this year.

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05 November 2015

University of Pennsylvania sees slight rise in Early Decision applications

Posted in Your College List, Early Admission, Class of 2020

upenn logoThe University of Pennsylvania reported a slight rise in Early Decision applicants for the Class of 2020.  A total of 5,629 early decision applications were received this year, up 140 from last year.

Decisions will be posted on Friday, December 11.

 

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29 October 2015

Keeping Vigil on Merit Scholarship Deadlines (Class of 2020)

Posted in Your College List, Class of 2020, Affordability

moneyIf you're in the hunt for merit scholarships, be sure to stay on top of explicit deadlines a school on your list might have.

In some cases, like Boston University and the University of Richmond, it's a hard deadline that you have to meet in order for you to be considered at all.  In others, like Indiana University and many other public institutions, it's a "priority" deadline that maximizes your chances of merit aid before the money runs out.  Either way, merit aid continues to be an excellent way for good students to defray the cost of an education.  

We've compiled a list of schools in our coverage universe with explicit deadlines, along with some stats to help you gauge the size and breadth of the institution's merit offerings.  We've also included links to each school's scholarship page for easy access to the details.

Most of these schools automatically consider you for merit scholarships without the need for an additional application.  

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