Category Archive

Early Decision/Action

What to do after you’ve been deferred

December 27, 2016, Posted In Early Decision/Action
Stephen

Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head […]

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Top 10 college admissions questions

March 9, 2014, Posted In Academics
Stephen

Here at AcceptU, we receive a lot of questions about the college admissions process from high school students and their parents. Below, we have compiled ten of the most frequently asked questions – as well as answers from our team of former college admissions officers. 1. How far ahead of time should a student begin […]

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What (not) to do after you submit your college applications

November 3, 2013, Posted In Applying Early
Stephen

Congratulations to those who have just submitted early action or early decision applications. It is completely natural to want to go back and review your application, just to get a good look at what you’ve submitted to colleges, but without the pressure of a deadline hanging over you. Don’t do it. Resist the temptation. The […]

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Act now! Or don’t.

October 8, 2010, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

It’s early October. Do you know when your applications are due? Around this time of year, there tends to be a lot of confusion about exactly when to apply to college. Early action, early decision, early decision 2, regular decision, rolling decision, early admission, single choice early action … Ugh! Stop the madness! Now, the […]

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