early applications

College Board Offers SAT in August, ACT adds July Test Date

The College Board began offering the SAT and Subject Tests in August 2017 for the first time, and will be eliminating the January test date going forward. Fewer test centers were available in August, since schools have a lighter staff during the summer. The ACT also changed its test schedule, ...

Early Admissions Trends for the Class of 2020

As always, the early admissions process is a time of excitement, waiting, and sometimes, disappointment. The roller coaster of college admissions is off and running, and we are here to analyze the ever-changing landscape of acceptance, denial, and deferral. Take an in-depth look at this year’s trends and statistics to ...

Early Admissions Trends for the Class of 2019

This fall marked another exciting year for early admission. Whether you applied early decision or early action, there were some surprising trends among several highly sought-after schools. Each year, the early admissions landscape and university policies can change, and this year was no exception. Overall Early Application Numbers This fall, ...

College Admissions Trends: 2013 Edition

For students and parents beginning the long journey that is the college admissions process, information is key. The more you know about recent trends, realities and expectations, the better prepared you are to tackle challenges and succeed in gaining admission to the colleges of your choice. With that in mind, ...