Articles tagged with: Early Action

09 October 2018

Class of 2022 Early Admission Results

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

UPDATE #22 (10/9)

college-studentsHere's our latest list of reported early decision and early action admisison rates for the Class of 2022.

This list includes results from Boston College, Bowdoin, Brown, Claremont McKenna, Colgate, Colorado College, Cornell, Dartmouth, Davidson, Duke, Emory, Emory at Oxford, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Hamilton, Harvard, Harvey Mudd, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Pitzer, Princeton, Rice, Scripps, Tulane (ED), the University of Georgia, UNC Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley, Wesleyan and Yale, along with partial data from Barnard, Boston University, Columbia, NYU, Smith, Trinity College, Tufts and Williams.  While Stanford has released decisions, it will likely not release results until the end of the admissions cycle.

Bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it frequently over the next several weeks.

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08 October 2018

Boost Your Odds 50% With These Early Action Schools

Posted in Your College List, Early Admission, Class of 2023

earlyactionLooking for a way to enhance admission odds without obligating yourself to attend?  Here's a list of colleges with early action admission rates that are at least 50% higher than their regular decision admission rates.  

Unlike Early Decision, Early Action is non-binding, so it nearly always works to your advantage.  And as the list shows, this advantage can be meaningful if you're a competitive applicant...all for simply applying 45-60 days earlier than normal.  

With most early action deadlines occuring in early November, the time is now to take a closer look. 

06 October 2018

The Early Admission Advantage (Part 3 of 3)

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2023

PART III: Putting Early Admission Strategies to Work

targets2In Part II of this series developed an early admission strategy based on your competitiveness as an applicant, your college list, and your strength of commitment to the top schools on your list.  If you're a competitive applicant with strong qualifications, we recommend that you:

  • Take full advantage of Early Action for all the schools on your list
  • Apply Restrictive Early Action to your top school or when the restrictions don't inhibit your ability to take advantage of early admission programs at higher ranked schools 
  • Apply Early Decision I when you are strongly committed to attending your top choice school and have no concerns about affordability
  • Apply Early Decision II if you have been denied admission to your top choice school, you're strongly committed to attending this ED II school as your next best option, and have no concerns about affordability

With this early admission strategy in place, let's put it to work in Part III against a couple of hypothetical applicants.   

05 October 2018

The Early Admission Advantage (Part 2 of 3)

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2023

PART II: When and How to Take Advantage of Early Admission Programs

img-earlyIn Part I of this series we covered the fundamentals of college early admission programs.  We learned that:

  • Colleges offer early admission programs to manage yield, lock up prized applicants and improve prestige in the process
  • There can be as much as a 2-4x difference in admit rates between early and regular decision applicants
  • Because there is often a high proportion of an enrolled class coming through early admission, your chances of getting in via regular decision are actually worse than you might think

In short, you should always consider early admission programs as part of your college plan.  But under what conditions does it make sense and how do you apply it against your list of schools?  This is the topic for Part II.  

04 October 2018

The Early Admission Advantage (Part 1 of 3)

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2023

PART I: The Fundamentals

early admission advantage

Simply put, early admission should always be considered as part of your college plan.

Why?  Because early action and early decision programs can be tremendously useful in helping a competitive candidate enhance admission odds.  By submitting your application early, you'll hear back earlier and in most instances improve your chances for admission.  Better yet, if you're accepted early, you'll be able to avoid the cost and effort of applying to schools of lower interest on your list.

In this three part series, we'll explore the fundamentals, when/how to take advantage of them, and where early admission is offered.  Read on for Part I.

27 January 2018

University of Virginia Admits 6,000 Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

uva logoThe University of Virginia announced today that it admitted 6,000 early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

A total of 21,573 early action applications were received, resulting in an early admission rate of 27.8 percent.  44 percent of in-state applicants were admitted while 21.5 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted.  

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16 January 2018

Georgia Tech Admits 4,677 Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

gatech logoGeorgia Tech announced today that it admitted 4,677 early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

Early action applications grew 16 percent to 18,124, resulting in an early action admission rate of 26 percent—46 percent for residents and 19 percent for non-residents.

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20 December 2017

Class of 2022 Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

UPDATE #39 (12/20)

student questionsHere's our latest list of early decision and early action dates for the Class of 2022.  As many of you know, schools often post results in advance of their "official" notification dates, so we've compiled the most recently updated dates for you here where available, as well as last year's notification dates for reference.   

Case Western is set to announce today at 8pm ET (both EDI and EA).  Colorado College (EA), Kalamazoo and the University of Michigan are on tap for Wednesday 12/20.

With ED/EA decisions released for virtually all of the schools we track, we'll call this 38th update our final one this season. 

Good luck, seniors!

19 December 2017

Georgetown Admits 1,002 Early Action Applicants to Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

georgetown logoGeorgetown University admitted 1,002 restrictive early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

A total of 8,383 early action applications were received this year, up 7 percent, resulting in an early admission rate of 12 percent. 

 

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14 December 2017

MIT Admits 664 Early Action Applicants to Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

mit logoThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology admitted 664 early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

A total of 9,557 applications were submitted this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 6.9 percent.  

6,210 applicants were deferred, 2,498 were denied, and the remaining 185 were withdrawn or incomplete.

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14 December 2017

Yale Admits 842 Early Action Applicants to Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

yaleYale admitted 842 applicants to the Class of 2022 under Single Choice Early Action.

5,733 applications were received, resulting in an early admission rate of 14.7 percent.  55 percent of applicants were deferred, 29 percent were denied, and 2 percent were withdrawn or incomplete.

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13 December 2017

Princeton Admits 799 Early Action Applicants to Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

princeton logoPrinceton University admitted 799 single choice early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

Applications grew 8 percent to 5,402, resulting in an early admission rate of 14.7 percent.

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12 December 2017

University of Georgia Offers Early Admission to 8,000 Applicants

Posted in Class of 2022

UGA logoThe University of Georgia offered 8,000 high schools students early admission from a pool of nearly 15,000 applicants.

 

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11 October 2017

Class of 2021 Early Admission Results

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

FINAL UPDATE (10/11)

college-studentsHere's our latest list of reported early admission rates for the Class of 2021.

This list includes several popular private and public schools, including Barnard, Boston College, Boston University, Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Claremont McKenna, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Davidson, Duke, Emory, Emory (Oxford), Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Hamilton, Harvard, Harvey Mudd, Johns Hopkins, Middlebury, MIT, Northwestern, Notre Dame, NYU, Pitzer, Pomona, Princeton, Rice, Scripps, Trinity College, University of Georgia, UMass Amherst, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virgina, Vanderbilt, Wesleyan, William & Mary, Williams and Yale. 

Stanford and the University of Chicago don't plan to release statistics until the end of the admissions cycle.

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02 February 2017

Class of 2021 Early Notification Dates

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

UPDATE #12 (2/2)

student-questionsHere's our latest list of early notification dates for the Class of 2021.  As many of you know, schools often post results in advance of their "official" notification dates, so we've compiled the most recently updated dates for you here where available.

Good luck, seniors!

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