Early Action vs.
Admission options offered by colleges-not all options are available at all colleges.
Seniors apply by a midwinter deadline, receive letters of acceptance/denial from colleges in early April, and make an acceptance decision by May 1st.
Some colleges offer students the opportunity to apply and receive an admissions decision two to six weeks from the time the application was submitted.
Two types of early application plans-one non-binding and the other binding-are offered by many colleges that also use the regular application calendar. Early application deadlines are usually in early Fall; check with individual college for exact date.
~ You may apply for Early Decision to only one college.
~ You may also apply for Early Action or regular admission to other
colleges during the fall, but once you are admitted under an
Early Decision plan, all applications to other colleges must be
~ You are released from an Early Decision program if the college is
unable to meet your need for financial aid.