Early Decision Policy at Dartmouth

The Dartmouth Editorial Board, a group that consists of the editors of America’s oldest and one of its most respected college newspapers, recently penned an editorial entitled “Verbum Ultimum: An Expedient Decision” that we’d like to offer our two cents on. The piece largely focuses on how asking students to … 

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Rice University Class of 2024 Early Decision Statistics

2,042 students applied to Rice University’s Class of 2024 under its binding Early Decision program this year. Of these students, 385 students earned admission. An additional 55 students were admitted through QuestBride. This marks an Early Decision admit rate of 18.9%. Last year, as our readers may remember, Rice experienced … 

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Georgetown University Class of 2024 Early Action Statistics

Georgetown University received 7,305 Early Action applications to its Class of 2024. Of these applicants, 856 earned admission. This marks an Early Action admit rate of 11.72%, a record-low (in spite of the fact that applications did fall for the second year in a row at the university). Last year, … 

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Admit to UChicago Class of 2024

The University of Chicago has shared a touching story about a young man who earned admission as an Early Decision applicant to the University of Chicago’s Class of 2024. The young man, Arturo Ballesteros, was no stranger to the University of Chicago. As a student at Back of the Yards … 

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Ivy Coach’s Perfection in the Early Round

12/17 Update: 100% of Ivy Coach’s students who completed application packages with us and applied Early Decision / Early Action earned admission to their top choice school this year. With a perfect sweep of the Ivy League — including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Dartmouth, Columbia, Brown, UPenn, and Cornell — in … 

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Dartmouth Class of 2024 Early Decision Statistics

Dartmouth College, celebrating its 250th year of existence, has released the results of the Early Decision round for the Class of 2024. In all, 2,069 students applied under Dartmouth’s binding Early Decision policy. Of these students, 526 students (in addition to 21 students admitted through QuestBridge) earned admission to the … 

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Early Decision Commitments

The National Association for College Admission Counseling, an organization which we belong to, recently announced some changes that will alter the way some universities choose to do business. The changes by NACAC come in response to a Department of Justice probe, one we’ve reported on extensively, in which the organization … 

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Johns Hopkins Class of 2024 Early Decision Statistics

Johns Hopkins University has released its decisions for the Early Decision round of its Class of 2024. Early Decision applications to Johns Hopkins were up 16% this year — to a record high — as compared to the ED application tally for the Class of 2023. In all, 682 students … 

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MIT Class of 2024 Early Action Statistics

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released its admissions statistics for the Early Action round of the Class of 2024. In all, 9,291 students applied Early Action to MIT this fall. Of these 9,291 applicants, 687 earned admission. Additionally, 6,792 applicants were deferred, while 1,622 were denied admission outright. It … 

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Duke University Class of 2024 Early Decision Statistics

Duke University has notified Early Decision applicants to its Class of 2024 of their admissions decisions. In all, 4,300 students applied under Duke’s binding Early Decision policy this cycle. This same figure compared to 4,852 students for the Duke Class of 2023. So, like at the University of Pennsylvania this … 

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