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When do decisions for Early Action typically get released?

Hey everyone, I'm a bit on edge since I submitted my Early Action applications a while ago. Can anybody tell me when schools usually start sending out their Early Action decisions? Do they have a specific date range, or does it vary a lot by college?

8 months ago

Hey there! I understand the anxiety—it seems like a waiting game after hitting the submit button on those applications. Generally speaking, colleges tend to release their Early Action decisions around mid-December. Each college can have its own timeline, though.

However, it's not uncommon for some colleges to send out notifications a little earlier, like the end of November, or to stretch into January. The best way to get the most accurate date is to check the admissions website of each school you applied to. They often have a section dedicated to 'Important Dates' or similar where they list their decision release dates.

If you're feeling antsy and you can't find the information online, don't hesitate to give the admissions office a call—they're there to help! Keep an eye on your email and any application portal updates in the meantime. Best of luck, and I hope you get good news soon!

8 months ago

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