University of Pennsylvania Class of 2022 Early Decision Applications

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Ivy Coach is cited in “The Daily Pennsylvanian” on UPenn’s Early Decision figures for its Class of 2022.

The University of Pennsylvania received 6,731 Early Decision applications for its Class of 2022, up 9.5% from last year and marking a new record number of ED applications for the university. This new record comes a year after last year’s record-breaking 6,147 Early Decision applications for the Class of 2021. Read more >

Yale Early Action Statistics for Class of 2022

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There’s a piece in “The Yale Daily News” on this year’s record number of Yale Early Action applicants.

The Yale Early Action application numbers are in for the Class of 2022. In all, 5,733 students applied under Yale’s Single Choice Early Action policy this admissions cycle. This figure compares to 5,086 for the Class of 2021, 4,662 for the Class of 2020, 4,693 for the Class of 2019, and 4,750 for the Class of 2018. Read more >

Extension of Early Decision Deadlines

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Ivy Coach is cited in a piece in today’s “Daily Pennsylvanian.”

When Hurricane Sandy hit towards the end of October of 2012, many colleges extended their Early Decision and Early Action deadlines for those impacted by the destructive natural disaster. The fall of 2017 has also proven to be a season filled with natural disasters and, in light of these events, some universities chose to extend the deadlines for the submission of Early Decision / Early Action applications for those in impacted areas. Read more >

Early Decision Applicants to University of Pennsylvania

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There is a major advantage in applying to a school like UPenn in the ED round (photo credit: Bryan Y.W. Shin).

Early Decision applicants to University of Pennsylvania are at quite an advantage over their peers who choose to apply to Ben Franklin’s school in the Regular Decision round. To shine a lantern on this advantage, for the Class of 2021, UPenn’s Regular Decision acceptance rate was 6.8%. Read more >

Not Applying To College Early Is A Major Mistake

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The biggest mistake so many applicants make when applying to highly selective colleges? They don’t apply in the Early round.

We have argued for many years that to not apply to college during the Early Decision / Early Action round is to make the biggest mistake in highly selective college admissions. Read more >

Why Applying Early to College is Vital

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Students who choose not to apply to college in the Early round are making a major blunder.

Many students and parents wonder if they should be applying Early Decision or Early Action or if they should be waiting until the Regular Decision round before submitting applications. The fact that students and parents even debate this issue drives us mad. Read more >

Early Admission Policies

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There is an outstanding piece by Robert Massa up on “Inside Higher Ed.” Did we mention that it’s outstanding?

Have you read a lot of criticism directed at Early admission policies of late? If so, stick around because there’s another side to the story — a side we’ve been championing for many years. Read more >

Yale Early Admissions

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Ivy Coach is featured in today’s “Yale Daily News.”

Yale Early Action Numbers for the Class of 2021

Ivy Coach was featured in today’s “Yale Daily News,” the newspaper of Yale University. The piece, by Luke Ciancarelli, is entitled “Early applications increase across Ivy League” and it focuses — naturally — on the rise in Early Action applications across the Ivy League for the Class of 2021. Read more >

Applying Early and Financial Aid

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Ivy Coach salutes the important work that Harold O. Levy did for New York City’s public schools. But we disagree with him on his arguments against Early Decision and Early Action policies (photo credit: Anthonybaracat).

Harold O. Levy is a former chancellor of the New York City public schools and we have long been fans of his work for students from underpriviledged backgrounds seeking to attend our nation’s most highly selective universities. Read more >

Johns Hopkins Class of 2021

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Congratulations to all students admitted to be members of the JHU Class of 2021!

Johns Hopkins University has released data on its Early Decision pool for the Class of 2021 and we’ve got it for our readers. In all, 591 students who applied Early Decision to the Baltimore-based school have been offered admission to be members of the Johns Hopkins Class of 2021. Read more >


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