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

The Rapidly Transforming Face of College Admission: Even More Early Options

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Co-Founder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

The college admission process has rapidly transformed into an "early game," and many counselors are poised to adapt to the inevitable changes expected to be introduced this coming year. Learn more about them here. read more

How to Survive the Search for the Right School

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High School Student

Choosing schools to apply to and which one to attend is an overwhelming task, but this list of tips should make the process a little less daunting. read more

The 5 Types of College Application Deadlines

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A basic breakdown of college application deadlines. 'nuff said. read more

The Problem with Deferrals

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Co-Founder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

To defer or not to defer? Many of your students face this dilemma, and some colleges make it particularly frustrating. Read on for some insights from a counselor who understands. read more

Early Bird Gets the Worm? Early Decision vs. Early Action

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Student, Urbana High School

Do you know the difference between Early Decision and Early Action? Hint: it's a big one! read more

Being the Early Bird: Early Decision and Its Importance

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CEO, LaMeire College Consulting

Like most variables in college admission, the Early Decision debate often produces more murkiness than clarity. Here, one admission expert streamlines the discussion and provides some transparent bits of advice, clarifying the process and preparing students for what awaits them. read more

Early Decision, Early Action, Single Choice Early Action: what's the right one for me?

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Be aware of Early Decision versus Early Action; each means something entirely different. 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