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Early Action vs Early Decision: Understanding the Difference

Solomon Admissions

You’re starting to make your spreadsheet with the college deadlines, and you’re coming across a few different types of deadlines, including Early Decision and… The post Early Action vs Early Decision: Understanding the Difference appeared first on Solomon Admissions Consulting.

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Is Early Decision Binding?

PrepScholar

And if you’ve done some checking, you’ll notice that some schools offer early action, some offer early decision, and some offer both. While early action means you apply early and hear the college’s decision early, some confusion exists around early decision.

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Class of 2028 Early Decision Trends

Excelsior Admissions Consulting

Although there has been some variability, more students are applying Early Decision or Restrictive Early Action to highly selective colleges resulting in even lower admission rates. Here is a summary of early admissions statistics for the Class of 2028. Read release here. Read press release here. acceptance rate.

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Early Decision 2 (or EDII) is Becoming Even More Important

Spark Admissions

As colleges come to rely increasingly heavily on their Early Decision pool to fill their classes, as we’ve written about elsewhere , many have also sought to expand that pool by adding a second round of Early Decision, commonly called Early Decision 2 (ED2). So, what is Early Decision 2?

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Early Decision 2 (or EDII) is Becoming Even More Important

Spark Admissions

As colleges come to rely increasingly heavily on their Early Decision pool to fill their classes, as we’ve written about elsewhere , many have also sought to expand that pool by adding a second round of Early Decision, commonly called Early Decision 2 (ED2). So, what is Early Decision 2?

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Early Decision Notification Dates: College Admissions Announcements

Ivy College Essay

Early Decision Notification Dates: College Admissions Announcements Understanding Early Decision: Early Decision (ED) is a college application choice that allows students to apply to their preferred school early in their senior year, typically by November 1st.

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Early Decision and Early Action Applications Continue to Rise at Top Colleges

Spark Admissions

In recent years, the percentage of students applying Early Decision and Early Action to American colleges and universities has steadily risen, often outstripping the overall rise in applications. Duke University, for instance, had an Early Decision admission rate of only 16.5%, a precipitous drop from the 21.3%