Regular Admissions Trends for the Class of 2026

Test optional admissions policies, surging applications, over-enrollment, and increasing selectivity have culminated in a wild admissions cycle for the Class of 2026. Read more to find out how future applicants should craft a college list and maximize admissions chances.

Another Year of Record-Breaking College Applications!

After last year’s admissions cycle shattered application records at many selective schools, it is incredible that this year, many colleges saw steady or increasing applications again! We take an in-depth look at how rising applications affects college admissions and what this means for future applicants.

Early Admissions Trends at Selective Colleges, Class of 2018

Number of early admissions applicants rises significantly Early admissions rates increase slightly Colleges fill a sizeable portion of freshman class with ED Colleges vary in how they use deferrals and denials This is the best class ever! (really)   Early Decision Applicants Continue to Increase For many colleges, the number ...

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