Articles tagged with: Early Admission

10 December 2018

Class of 2023 Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2023

UPDATE #14 (12/10)

student questionsHere's our updated list of early decision and early action dates for the Class of 2023.  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.   

Good luck, seniors!

08 October 2018

Early Decision Schools That Double Admission Odds

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

earlydecisionLooking for a way to enhance admission odds? Here's a list of schools with early decision admission rates that are at least twice as high as their regular decision admission rates.  

Because Early Decision is a binding commitment, it only makes sense if you're a competitive applicant, affordability isn't an issue, and you're absolutely certain it's the school for you. But as the list shows, there can be a meaningful advantage in applying this way if you are.  For example, at Swarthmore College, over half of the incoming class is admitted through Early Decision, and the admission rate is 28% vs. 9% for those who applied via regular decision.  That's a difference too big to ignore.

Note: most early decision deadlines occur in early November, so the time is now to consider if it makes sense for you. Click here for more information about early admission, and here to find out how College Kickstart can help you take full advantage. 

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. 

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.

10 August 2018

Early Admission Plan Changes for the Class of 2023

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2023

Update #5 (8/10)

college kickstart logoMany colleges and universities have begun updating their websites for the Class of 2023 (2018-19) admission cycle.  While we expect the activity to continue into the late summer, several of the changes we've observed are worth noting. 

In particular, roughly 25 schools have introduced changes to the early admission plans available to you this fall.  Notable changes include a new Early Decision II option at Babson, William & Mary and Washington University in St. Louis, a new Early Action I option at Penn State and Sarah Lawrence and removal of restrictive early action options at Baylor (now Early Decision I) and Boston College (now Early Action).   

If you're considering early admission, be sure to check out our list as it may impact how you decide to apply this fall.   Note for our subscribers: the data has already been incorporated into the product, so all you have to do to see how it impacts your plan is re-run College Kickstart.

Click on Continue Reading below for the details.

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.

Click here for the news release.

 

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. 

 

Click here for the news release.

 

18 December 2017

Middlebury Admits 326 Early Decision I Applicants to the Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

middlebury logoMiddlebury College announced today that it admitted 326 early decision I applicants to the Class of 2022.  

A total of 650 early decision I applications were received this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 50 percent.

Middlebury expects admitted early decision applicants to comprise 45 percent of the targeted class size of 715.  

Click here for the news release.

 

15 December 2017

Notre Dame Admits 1,636 Restrictive Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

notredame logoThe University of Notre Dame announced today that it admitted 1,636 restrictive early action applicants to the Class of 2022.  

A total of 6,598 early action applications were received this year, resulting in an early admission rate of 25%. Total early action applications were up 10% over the previous year.   

Click here for the news release.

 

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.

Click Continue Reading for the list.

31 July 2017

Early Admission Plan Changes for the Class of 2022

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2022

Update #1 (7/31)

college kickstart logoMany colleges and universities have begun updating their websites for the Class of 2022 (2017-18) admission cycle.  While we expect the activity to continue into the late summer, several of the changes we've observed are worth noting. 

In particular, roughly 15 schools have introduced changes to the early admission plans available to you this fall.  Notable changes include new Early Decision I options at St. John's University and Villanova, a new Early Decision II option at Northeastern and an Early Action I option at the University of Richmond.  

If you're considering early admission, be sure to check out our list as it may impact how you decide to apply this fall.   Note for our subscribers: the data has already been incorporated into the product, so all you have to do to see how it impacts your plan is re-run College Kickstart.

Click on Continue Reading below for the details.

18 February 2017

Vanderbilt Admits 23.6% of Early Decision Applicants to the Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

vanderbilt logoVanderbilt University reported yesterday that it admitted 23.6 percent of Early Decision I/II applicants to the Class of 2021.  

Click here for the news release.

 

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!

15 January 2017

Georgia Tech Admits 4,380 Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2021

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2021

gatech logoGeorgia Tech announced today that it admitted 4,380 early action applicants to the Class of 2021.  

Early action applications grew to 15,715, resulting in an early action admission rate of 28 percent—49 percent for residents and 21 percent for non-residents.

Click here for the news release.

 

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