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When do colleges announce acceptances?

Hey everyone, I know different colleges have their own timelines, but when do most colleges typically announce acceptances? Is there a specific month or period I should be expecting those decisions during senior year? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! You're correct that different colleges have their own timelines for announcing acceptances, but I can give you a general idea of when decisions are typically released. For Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) applicants, most colleges tend to announce acceptances in mid-December. Some colleges with different early application plans, such as Rolling Admissions or Restrictive Early Action, may release decisions earlier or later within the same time frame.

For Regular Decision (RD) applicants, most colleges usually announce their decisions between late March and early April. Keep in mind that some colleges with rolling admissions might send out acceptances on a regular basis, meaning you could receive a decision sooner if you've applied early in the application cycle.

It's crucial to keep an eye on each college's specific timeline, especially if you applied to a mix of EA, ED, and RD. Checking the admissions websites of the colleges you applied to will help you get a better sense of their unique decision release dates. Additionally, some colleges might notify you with the exact date to expect your decision via email or through their application portals. Good luck!

6 months ago

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