How to Decide Where to Apply Early

Recorded Thursday, October 29 at 12:00 AM

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About this livestream


When deciding if and where to apply early, you may be asking critical questions; Will applying early help my chances of admission? Can I apply early decision if I need financial aid? In this presentation, Moriah will cover early application logistics and offer insight into how/if to choose an ED/EA school.

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Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
50:28@Fj0106:Does EA typically have a higher admissions rate than RD?
51:05@anonymous:I thought standardized exams are optional now given the circumstances
52:28@Groner:Does declaring / or stating a likely major help for early decision?
54:13@anonymous:For the 11/1Deadline, does it mean to submit applications by midnight of 11/1 or 10/31?
55:54@anonymous:If your transcripts and test scores arrive shortly after early period (Nov. 1) (but app submitted with fee on Nov. 1) will app still be considered with early decisions?
58:39@anonymous:If a student applied for a school during EA and gets deferred, do they have a chance to change or add anything to their application for RD?
60:40@Fj0106:If I have everything done for my application, my my teachers still aren't finished with their letters of rec, can I still apply at that deadline and then submit other materials later?
63:37@Groner:Does it help to talk with colleges admissions dept.s directly about ED app to get their rec wether to ED or not?
64:52@Fj0106:Do certain majors have a higher admission rate than others?
66:59@Groner:are legacies you penalized for applying RD (not ED)?
68:40@anonymous:as a graduating junior is it better to do ea or ra
69:04@Fj0106:Does EA typically have a higher admissions rate than RD?
69:18@anonymous:does EA give you more access to scholarships from the college?


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