Category: Early Decision/Early Action

Early Decision II 101: What Students Need to Know

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
AdobeStock_282221917What Applicants Should Keep in Mind About ED II

An increasing number of colleges are adding Early Decision II to their application options, often with a deadline in early- to mid-January.

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Class of 2025 Early Admission Rates

Monday, January 4, 2021
class of 2024 early admission ratesHere are the Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2025

The first members of the college class of 2025 are in! Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the class of 2025. More decisions will be released this month and into January, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!

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Class of 2025 Early Decision Notification Dates

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
class of 2024 early decision notification datesEarly Decision and Early Action Notification Dates for the 2020-21 Application Season

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!

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Colleges Extending Early Application Deadlines

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Discover Whether Your Early Decision Choice is Extending Their Deadline

 

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. 

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The Pros and Cons of Applying Early This Fall

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Young african american woman sitting on the table using computer laptop serious face thinking about question, very confused ideaAn Admissions Counselor’s Top Considerations for Applying to College Early

 

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 the current application cycle that is already rife with change and uncertainty.

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Will Colleges Extend Early Decision Deadlines?

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Successful Freelancer. Happy afro man smiling and working on laptop in home office. Copyspace, panoramaLearn If Schools Are Considering Extending Their 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. 

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What Happens if You are Not Accepted Early Decision

Monday, December 16, 2019

AdobeStock_203828298How 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.

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What You Need to Know Before You Apply to Duke

Monday, November 18, 2019

Duke university early decision notification dateLearn 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.

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Early Action vs. Early Decision

Monday, October 14, 2019

AdobeStock_85150834 (1)Learn Which Early Application Process is Right for You

Whether it’s learning their admissions fate sooner or demonstrating interest in a top choice school, early application rounds appeal to students for a multitude of reasons. In order to truly take advantage of the early admissions process, students need to understand the different types of early applications and pinpoint which plan is best for them.

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Application Strategy: Learn How Early Decision Works

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Applying EarlyFigure Out if This Popular Early Application Plan Will Work for You

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.

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Class of 2023 Early Admission Rates

Friday, December 14, 2018

Class of 2023 Early Admission RatesHere 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!

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Early Application Outcomes: How to Deal

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Early Application OutcomesHere’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.

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Misconceptions About Financial Aid in EA Rounds

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

how to evaluate financial aid awardsWe’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.

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Reviewing Your College Apps: 4 Things to Look for Before Submitting

Friday, October 19, 2018

review apps before submittingKeep 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?

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ED II Decisions: What To Do If You’re Accepted, Rejected, Or Deferred

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Fotolia_103500913_Subscription_Monthly_M-2ED II decisionsStudents 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.

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Class of 2022 Early Admission Rates

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

class of 2022 early admit rates harvardHere 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!

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7 Things For Early Admission Applicants To Keep In Mind

Friday, December 8, 2017

waiting for early decision release dates.jpgHere’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.

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IvyWise Class of 2017 Early Admission Results

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Class of 2021 Early Admission ResultsIvyWise 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.

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Class of 2021 Early Admission Rates

Thursday, December 15, 2016
class of 2021 early admission rates.jpgHere are Early Admission Statistics for the Class of 2021

 

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!

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Final Tips for Early Decision Applications

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
final tips for early college applications.jpgTake Some Time to Review and Reflect Before Applying Early

 

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!”

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Understanding EA vs. ED vs. EDII and More

Thursday, August 18, 2016
ED_vs._EA.jpgIn Order to Manage Yield Colleges Offer Early Decision Programs

 

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?

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Class of 2020 Early Admission Rates

Monday, December 14, 2015
Class of 2020 Early Admission RatesHere are the Early Admission Statistics for the Class of 2020

 

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!

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Class of 2020 Early Application Numbers

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
AdobeStock_180753081Some Colleges Report Increase in Number of Early Decision and Early Action Applications

As regular decision deadlines approach, some information is tricking out about early decision and early action applications for the class of 2020.

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Class of 2020 Early Application Deadlines

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Early Application DeadlinesHere’s When Students Applying Early to the Class of 2020 Need to Submit Applications

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.

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Class of 2019 Early Admission Rates

Monday, December 15, 2014
Class of 2019 Early Admission Rates resized 600Colleges See Increase in Early Applications, Slight Decrease in 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!

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UPDATED: 2013 Early Application Deadlines Extended

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
2013 Early Deadlines ExtendedColleges Extend Early Application Deadlines in Response to Technical Issues with Common App

**UPDATE** Many schools are continuing to update their early decision and early action deadlines, so be sure to check back for updates throughout the week.

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