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Early Admissions for the Class of 2028: Part V: Impact of Early Decision on Regular Decision

Many colleges with Early Decision programs are now filling at least 40% or more of their incoming first-year class through ED. This leaves significantly fewer spots for the vastly greater numbers of students who apply through Regular Decision. For future college applicants, consider our stats in determining where to apply Early and Regular Decision.

Early Admissions for the Class of 2028: Part IV: Who Benefits from Early Decision?

How does Early Decision benefit students and colleges? What is the impact of Early Decision on Regular Decision admissions programs, and why are more colleges using Early Decision to fill almost half of their incoming classes? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more!

Early Admissions for the Class of 2028: Part III: Deferral Stats

Take a closer look at deferral rates for some of the most selective colleges for the Class of 2028. If you have been deferred, what does this mean and what are your next steps?

Early Admissions for the Class of 2028: Part II: Diversity

Take a closer look at stats released for this early college application cycle versus the past two years, and how schools will continue to pursue diversity in forming their incoming classes, despite the Supreme Court ruling on race-conscious admissions policies.

Early Admissions for the Class of 2028: Part I: Early Application Acceptance Rates

Take a look at this year’s trends from colleges’ early admissions cycle. We’ve analyzed the story behind the stats at selective schools – from another year of high application numbers to consistently low admission rates.

When Will You Hear Back From Colleges?

Congratulations on submitting your college applications! Now, when will you learn your admissions results? See our list of regular decision notification dates for many selective schools for the Class of 2028 application cycle.

Early Applications Rise for the Class of 2028

The Common App has released preliminary early applicant data for the Class of 2028, and applications are up! Read more to find out what this means for early applicants and how to move forward with your regular applications.

Early College Admissions Notification Dates 2023-24

Congratulations on submitting your early college applications! Now you may be wondering when you will find out your college admissions results! See our list of early admissions notification dates for many selective schools for the 2023-24 application cycle.

Tips for Creating a College Application Video Submission

Several highly selective colleges now offer the opportunity to submit a short video with your college application. Check out our advice for giving your top schools a glimpse of your unique character.

Understanding National Merit Scholarships

National Merit Scholarships are awarded based on PSAT scores. Learn more about qualifying scores, and how you might be awarded college and corporate-sponsored scholarships through this program. Are you eligible?

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