Articles tagged with: Early Admission

18 December 2015

Davidson Admits 207 Early Decision Applicants to the Class of 2020

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davidson logoDavidson College announced today that it admitted 207 early decision I applicants to the Class of 2020.  

A total of 458 early decision I applications were received this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 45 percent.  Total early action applications were up 7 percent over the previous year.   

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17 December 2015

Middlebury Admits 338 Early Decision I Applicants to the Class of 2020

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middlebury logoMiddlebury College announced today that it admitted 336 early decision I applicants to the Class of 2020.  

A total of 667 early action applications were received this year, down slightly (5%) from last year.  The early decision I admission rate rose from 42% to 53% this year.

Middlebury expects admitted early decision applicants to comprise 49% of the targeted class size of 685.  

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16 December 2015

Georgetown Admits 892 Early Action Applicants to Class of 2020

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2020

georgetown logoGeorgetown University admitted 892 restrictive early action applicants to the Class of 2019.  

A total of 7,027 early action applications were received this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 13 percent. 

The Walsh School of Foreign Service admitted 14 percent of applicants, while Georgetown College, the McDonough School of Business and the School of Nursing and Health Studies each admitted 12 percent of applicants.

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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

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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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16 October 2015

Do Early Birds Catch the College Acceptance?

Posted in Your College List, Early Admission, Perspectives

The Boston GlobeWhen does it make sense to take advantage of early admission?

Here's an article from the Boston Globe, complete with perspectives from admission directors from Boston College, Babson College, Wheaton College and UMass Lowell. 

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27 August 2015

Colleges with Early Admission Plans

Posted in Your College List, Early Admission

College Kickstart Logo 200x63With your college list more or less finalized, give some consideration to early admission—many schools offer it and can be a terrific way to boost odds and minimize wasted motion.  All you need to do is apply 45-60 days earlier than you normally would. 

Here's a list of competitive 4-year institutions offering early admission to applicants.  Depending on the school, these options range from Early Decision (binding) to Early Action (non-binding) and Restrictive Early Action (non-binding with restrictions on where else you can apply).  

The first wave of deadlines is coming up in November, so take a quick look to see if any of your schools offer something worth considering. Or click here to find out how College Kickstart can help you fully capitalize on it.

10 February 2015

College Applicant Trends

Posted in Your College List, Early Admission, Perspectives

Insights from UCLA survey of 150,000+ college freshmen

UCLA TitleThe Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA recently published The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2014, a survey of 150,000+ first-time, full-time students at over 200 four-year U.S colleges and universities.

The study covers a broad range of topics, including college admissions.  What's clear is that students are applying to more schools than ever, they're getting into their top choice schools less frequently, and that early admission is becoming a very important consideration in choosing colleges.  

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