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When do colleges send early action acceptance letters?

Hi all, this is my first time applying to colleges under the early action plan and I was wondering when typically colleges send out their acceptance letters for early action applicants? Feeling a little anxious and would appreciate some guidance.

7 months ago

Hi there! It's completely understandable to feel a bit anxious during the college application process. For early action, most colleges tend to release their decisions between mid-December and late January. However, the specific decision release date varies from college to college. To get an idea of when you can expect a response from the schools you've applied to, it's a good idea to visit their respective admissions websites and look for any mentions of decision release dates. Sometimes, the information may be under their early action/early decision sections or in their application timelines.

Keep in mind that some colleges might also update their decision release date via their social media channels or admissions blog, so be sure to check those periodically as well. Additionally, when you submitted your application, you should have received an email acknowledgment with login information for the college’s applicant portal. By logging into the portal, you can see the status of your application and potentially find updates related to when decisions will be released.

I hope this helps! Best of luck, and remember to stay patient and trust the process.

7 months ago

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