Tag: applying early

How to Use Demonstrated Interest to Your Benefit

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Founder, Moon Prep

What is "demonstrated interest," and just how do you show it? Here are a few ways to show that you're interested in a school and improve your admission chances. read more

Early Action vs. Regular Decision: Pros and Cons

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Not sure whether to apply to college Early Action or Regular Decision? A high school senior offers the pros and cons of both admission options. read more

Applying to College Early: Early Action Deadlines, Early Decision Deadlines, and More

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Those "early application" deadlines--Early Decision, Early Action, and their ilk--will be here before you know it. And you don't want to let them pass you by. read more

How I Was Able to Apply to 7 Colleges, Save Money, and Enjoy My Senior Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

One student shares her tips for applying early, avoiding application fees, and enjoying senior year of high school. read more

The Likely Letter: A Sweet Surprise in College Admission

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Many prestigious schools send "likely letters" to their most coveted students to entice them to enroll. Read on to learn more about this marketing tool and the effect it has had on two recent recipients. read more

How to Survive College Application Season

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High School Student

This student managed to apply to 13 schools Early Action without losing her mind. Here is her best advice on how to survive college application season. read more

The Pros and Cons of Applying Early

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The early bird gets the worm. Or does it? This trite old adage might hold true at breakfast buffets and sample sales, but when it comes to college applications, this may not be the case. read more