Category: Early Decision/Early Action
Early Decision/Early Action
Class of 2027 Early Admission Rates
The first members of the college Class of 2027 are in! Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the Class of 2027. More decisions and statistics will be released in the coming weeks, so we will be updating this post as more information becomes available!
Class of 2027 Early Decision Notification Dates
The college admissions season is flying by, and before you know it early admission decisions will be released. Here’s our annual list of early decision notification dates!
Application Strategy: Learn How Early Decision Works
Once you’ve put the finishing touches on your list of best-fit colleges, it’s time to consider application strategy. More specifically, rising seniors need to decide when they will apply to the schools on their list.
Early Decision can be a great application option for a student who is passionate about a certain school and able to meet the deadline. Keep reading to learn more about this application strategy and to determine whether applying early is the right move for you.
The Pros and Cons of Applying Early This Fall
By Carolyn, IvyWise College Admissions Counselor
The weather here in my home state of Tennessee is finally starting to cool, there is pumpkin spice creamer in my coffee, and I just squashed what will (hopefully) be one of the last mosquitoes of the year. And with the change in the seasons, of course, comes the first wave of college application deadlines. Over the past several years, applying early to colleges has become a popular trend, and many colleges have developed a multi-deadline admissions process that might include Early Action, Early Decision, Single-Choice Early Action, and/or Regular Decision options. Whether or not to apply early can be a stressful decision even in “normal” years, but even more so in recent application cycles that have been headlined with record-high applicant rates and record-low admit rates.
With early application deadlines fast approaching, it’s important to consider whether applying early is the right choice for you. Of course, the decision of when to apply to the colleges on your list is entirely up to you, your family, and your counselor, but I have put together a list of pros and cons of applying early that will
Understanding EA vs. ED vs. EDII and More
Did you know that you can apply to a college early and get a decision way before most other students? Many colleges offer “early” application options, with students usually submitting their applications in October or November and receiving a decision by December. With the rise in the number of students applying to multiple colleges, and the difficulty of predicting yield, many colleges are offering a number of early application options. So how do you know if applying early is right for you?
Class of 2026 Early Application Deadlines
We’re closing in on the first college application deadlines for the Class of 2026. Here are some of the early application deadlines students need to be aware of.
Early Decision II 101: What Students Need to Know
An increasing number of colleges are adding Early Decision II to their application options, often with a deadline in early- to mid-January.
Colleges Extending Early Application Deadlines
For students submitting a college application in 2020, the admissions cycle has been anything but ordinary. From campus tour closures to SAT/ACT cancellations, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact the admissions process.
Will Colleges Extend Early Decision Deadlines?
Due to the recent changes and cancellations brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, some colleges are considering extending their Early Decision deadlines. While students must typically submit applications by early fall, some institutions are weighing more flexible timelines to give applicants more time to complete testing and additional requirements.
What Happens if You are Not Accepted Early Decision
How to Cope and What Happens Next
Unfortunately, everyone has to deal with rejection from time to time. It can initially feel devastating for students who do not gain admission to the university they applied to via Early Decision, but with time, it is possible to cope and make the best of it.
What You Need to Know Before You Apply to Duke
Learn More About this Top College Before Applying
Duke University is a renowned university in North Carolina with a rich history, top-tier academics and lots of school spirit. Consequently, it is an extremely popular choice amongst high school seniors with a variety of different interests and specialties.
Class of 2023 Early Admission Rates
Here are the Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2023
The first members of the college class of 2023 are in! Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the class of 2023. More decisions will be released this month and into January, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!
Early Application Outcomes: How to Deal
Here’s What to Do if You’re Accepted, Rejected, or Deferred
Many colleges are announcing early admissions decisions this week and applicants need to prepare for a variety outcomes including acceptance, rejection, or a deferral.
Misconceptions About Financial Aid in EA Rounds
We’re Here to Clear Up Some Fin Aid Myths for Students Applying ED or EA This Fall
Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on your applications or looking ahead to the following year, many students and families are curious about what kind of financial aid is available in the early round.
4 Things to Review Before Submitting Your College Apps
Keep an Eye Out for Common Mistakes When Reviewing Your Applications Before Hitting “Submit”
Early application deadlines are around the corner, and for students planning to apply to their top-choice colleges by November, it’s time to put the finishing touches on their applications. Students should take time to review their applications before submitting, but what should they be mindful of when proofreading their college apps?
ED II Decisions: How to Prepare for All Outcomes
Students Who Applied ED II To Their Top-Choice Colleges Should Prepare For All Outcomes
Many ED II decisions for the class of 2022 will be released this week, with students finding out if they were accepted, rejected, or deferred at their top-choice colleges. Here’s what students need to do one they learn of their decisions.
Class of 2022 Early Admission Rates
Here are the Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2022
The first members of the college class of 2022 are in! Are you curious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the class of 2021? Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the class of 2022. More decisions will be released later this week, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!
7 Things For Early Admission Applicants To Keep In Mind
Here’s What Students Need To Remember As They’re Notified of Their Early Admission Decisions
As mid-December approaches, so do early decision release dates. Many students who applied early decision or early action to their top-choice colleges will learn their fate over the next week or so, and it can be an extremely stressful time. However, there are a lot of positive things to consider as early admission applicants wait to hear from their dream schools.
IvyWise Class of 2017 Early Admission Results
IvyWise Students Gain Early Admission to Highly Selective Universities for the Class of 2021
As college bound seniors anxiously await regular decisions, we’re still gathering information on early admission statistics for the class of 2021, including early action, EDI, and EDII results. IvyWise students had tremendous success in the early round, with acceptances to Harvard University, Yale University, Stanford University, and more.
Class of 2021 Early Admission Rates
The first members of the college class of 2021 are in! Are you curious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the class of 2020? Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the class of 2021. More decisions will be released this week and next, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!
Final Tips for Early Decision Applications
Early application deadlines are right around the corner! If you are one of the many seniors applying to college early decision or early action this fall, there are a few things that you should double-check before hitting “submit!”
Class of 2020 Early Admission Rates
Looking for the overall class of 2020 admission rates? Click here!
We’re closing in on the college application finish line for this year’s high school seniors, but the first members of the Class of 2020 are in! Are you curious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the Class of 2019? Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the Class of 2020. More decisions will be released this week along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!
Class of 2020 Early Application Numbers
As regular decision deadlines approach, some information is tricking out about early decision and early action applications for the class of 2020.
Class of 2020 Early Application Deadlines
We’re closing in on the first college application deadlines for the Class of 2020. Here are some of the fall 2015 early application deadlines students need to be aware of.
Class of 2019 Early Admission Rates
The first members of the Class of 2019 are in, and many are anxious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the Class of 2019. Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the Class of 2019. We will be updating as more statistics become available!
Class of 2019 Early Application Deadlines and Resources
Update: If you’re looking for the 2014-15 early decision notification dates for the Class of 2019, you can find them here.