Class of 2021

14 December 2016

Brown Admits 695 applicants to the Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

brown logoBrown accepted 695 applicants to the Class of 2021 under early decision.  

The total number of early decision applicants was 3,170 this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 22%.

  

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13 December 2016

Cornell Admits 25.6 Percent of Early Decision Applicants to Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

cornell logoCornell accepted 25.6 percent of applicants to the Class of 2021 under early decision.  

The total number of early decision applicants grew 10 percent to 5,384.

Legacy students made up 23.3 percent of early admits and athletes made up 13.4 percent.   

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13 December 2016

Barnard Early Decision Applications Rise 19% for Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

barnard logoBarnard announced a 19 percent increase in early decision applicants for Class of 2021.  

Overall, 934 applications were received for the year compared to 787 for the Class of 2020. 

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13 December 2016

Harvard Admits 938 Early Applicants to Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

harvardHarvard announced earlier today that it admitted 938 applicants to the Class of 2021 under restrictive early action.  

With the total pool of early applicants up 4.5 percent from the previous year, the early admission rate fell slightly to 14.5 percent compared to 16.5 percent for the Class of 2020. 

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12 December 2016

Wesleyan University Early Decision I applications rise 16% for the Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

wesleyanWesleyan University announced it received 742 early decision I applications for the Class of 2021, up more than 16 percent from the previous year. Actual admission results were not provided.  

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12 December 2016

Williams admits 257 early decision applicants to Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

williams logoWilliams admitted 257 applicants to the Class of 2021 under early decision.  

Early decision applications grew 25 percent from the previous year to 728, resulting in an early admission rate of 35%.

Early decision admits will comprise 47 percent of this year's class. 

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12 December 2016

Columbia receives 4,086 early decision applications for Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

Columbia University announced it received 4,086 early decision applications for the Class of 2020, up 16 percent from the previous year.  The actual admission results were not provided.  

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12 December 2016

Notre Dame Admits 1,470 Restrictive Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

notredame logoThe University of Notre Dame announced today that it admitted 1,470 restrictive early action applicants to the Class of 2020.  

A total of 6,020 early action applications were received this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 24%.  Total early action applications were up 10% over the previous year.   

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10 December 2016

Stanford to Release Class of 2021 Early Admission Results at End of Cycle

Posted in Class of 2021

Stanford logoIn a break from tradition, the Stanford Daily reported today that early admission results for the Class of 2021 will not be disclosed until the end of the admission cycle. 

Last year, a total of 43,997 applications were received and 2,063 were admitted, resulting in an overall admission rate of 4.7 percent. 

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10 December 2016

University of Pennsylvania Admits 1,354 Early Decision Applicants to Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

upenn logoThe University of Pennsylvania admitted 1,354 early decision applicants to the Class of 2020.  

Early decision applications rose 7 percent from the previous year to 6,147, resulting in an admission rate of 22 percent.

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30 November 2016

University of Georgia Offers Early Admission to 8,000 Applicants

Posted in Class of 2021

UGA logoThe University of Georgia offered 8,000 high schools students early admission.  A record 15,800 early action applications were received this year, up 9 percent from the last year.

 

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09 November 2016

Essays That Worked (Johns Hopkins Edition)

Posted in Class of 2021, Essays, Perspectives

johnshopkinslogoStill struggling with your college essays?  Here's an excellent post from Johns Hopkins University on essays that worked.  It provides seven actual essays submitted by applicants and commentary from the admissions committee on why they worked.

08 November 2016

Essays that Worked (Tufts Edition)

Posted in Class of 2021, Essays, Perspectives

tuftsStill looking for ideas on how to write a compelling admissions essay? Then check out this set of essays that worked, courtesy of Tufts admissions.

This blog post includes successful responses for all of the essay prompts included by Tufts, as well as some video commentary on why each one proved compelling to the admissions team.

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07 November 2016

Essays That Worked (Connecticut College Edition)

Posted in Class of 2021, Essays, Perspectives

ConnecticutCollegeLogoHere's an excellent post from Connecticut College on essays that worked.  It provides several actual essays submitted by recent applicants along with some tips from the Dean of Admissions.

12 October 2016

University of California Subject Test Recommendations for Fall 2017 Applicants

Posted in Standardized Testing, Class of 2021

ucThe University of California has updated its subject test recommendations for fall 2017 applicants. Remember, these are recommendations, not requirements, and they are primarily geared towards applicants in STEM fields.

To our subscribers: this has already been incorporated into the requirements section of College Kickstart.

Click here for the latest subject test recommendations.

 

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