Deciding Whether to Apply Early Action, Early Decision, or Regular Decision

Every year, my schedule becomes crazed as November early admission deadlines approach.  Many students and their families find the temptation to apply early hard to resist.  I understand why:  In exchange for submitting his application a couple of months before the regular decision deadline, your child could find out in a mere six to eight … Continue reading Deciding Whether to Apply Early Action, Early Decision, or Regular Decision

Understanding Early Admission Options

A marketing executive at a major auto manufacturer once shared with me her company's mantra when it came to promotional campaigns:  "Get butts in seats."  Any initiative that she and her team considered—web-based advertising, event sponsorships— had to get people behind the wheel of a car.  Colleges and universities work under a similar guiding principle. … Continue reading Understanding Early Admission Options