Deferred Applicant Recommendations

We’ve got some deferred applicant recommendations for the readers of our college admissions blog who happened to be deferred at their Early Decision or Early Action school. Now is not the time to do nothing. Maybe you’ve moved on from thinking about your dream college. Maybe you really wanted to go … 

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Since Choice Early Action Ethics

When students apply Early Decision to, say, Dartmouth, they must attend that institution if admitted. It’s a binding agreement. By applying Early Decision to Dartmouth, you committed to them. You told them that you love them. And, in return, you have better odds of getting admitted than do students who … 

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Early Decision at Columbia

The application count for Early Decision at Columbia University is in and we’ve got this number for our loyal readers. In all for the Class of 2018, Columbia University received 3,298 applications (this includes applications to Columbia College and SEAS). These 3,298 applications marked the largest applicant pool in the history … 

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Early Decision At Williams

The numbers for Early Decision at Williams are in and we’ve got these much anticipated figures for our readers. 237 students have been admitted to one of America’s finest liberal arts colleges via Williams’ Early Decision round. Of these 237 students, 124 of them are women and 113 of them … 

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Deferred Applicant Advice

Deferred applicants, we’ve got some advice for you. After wallowing in misery for a day or two (hopefully not but if you did do this, we understand), it’s time to pick yourself up and get to work. When you’re deferred, the answer is not to do nothing. It rarely is … 

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Early Decision at Brown

Early Decision at Brown results are in and we’ve got the numbers for you. For the Class of 2018, 18.9% of Early Decision applicants to Brown University earned admission. And while the 18.9% mark for its Early Decision admit rate is not the university’s lowest ever Early admit rate, it … 

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Stanford Early Action Numbers

The Stanford Early Action numbers are in for the Class of 2018 and we’ve got them for you. 748 students who applied for admission to The Farm got in, as announced by Stanford on Friday. In all, 6,948 students applied to Stanford through their Restrictive EArly Action program and this … 

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Harvard Early Action Figures

The Harvard Early Action figures for the Class of 2018 are in and we’ve got them for our readers. For the Class of 2018, slightly over 21 percent of students who applied via Early Action to Harvard earned a spot in the incoming class. In all, 992 students received positive … 

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Dartmouth Early Decision Figures

The Dartmouth Early Decision figures are in for the Class of 2018. In the Early round, 469 students earned admission to the College on the Hill. As you may remember, 1,678 students applied for Early Decision admission to Dartmouth this fall. That number marked an increase of over 6 percent … 

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Early Decision at Duke University

One of the purposes of our college admissions blog is to demystify the highly selective college admissions process for our readers. We’re also all about debunking common misconceptions about the process. And so we thought we’d respond in a bit more detail to a Comment on a recent post. The … 

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