Early Decisions Up at Dartmouth

(The Dartmouth)  By Joyce Lee.   The College received a total of 20,021 applications for the Class of 2021, a 3.2 percent decrease from the 20,675 applications received for the class of 2020. In comparison, early-decisions applications saw a 3.7 percent increase over last year, comprising a record-large early-decision pool of 1,999, of which 555 […]

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Regroup After an Early Admission College Rejection

(US News) By Brian Witt — There are two potential advantages to early decision and early action. If it succeeds, you gain entry to your first-choice college with a single application. If not, you gain valuable data that will improve your regular admissions chances. If you fall into the second group and find yourself having to scramble, don’t […]

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Colleges should abandon early admissions? Really?

(Inside Higher Ed)  By Robert Massa —   Every year without fail, a well-respected educator comes out against early-admission programs, calling them “barriers to keep most low-income students out.” This year’s quote is from a recent piece in Inside Higher Ed by Harold O. Levy, a former chancellor of the New York City Public Schools and the executive director […]

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