Admissions Strategy: Choosing Colleges For Early Action and Early Decision Applications
Recorded Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10:30 PM
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About this livestream
Join CollegeVine co-founder Vinay Bhaskara for an in-depth guide to strategizing around your early applications. He'll walk through the differences between Early Action and Early Decision, explain the admissions impact of applying early, and provide guidelines for how you should choose between multiple options to plan an early application.
He'll also open up the floor for an extensive Q&A session to help you refine and finalize your early applications strategy.
University of Chicago
Vinay graduated with a 4.0 GPA and a 2400 (single sitting) on his SAT. Throughout his studies, Vinay genuinely enjoyed a wide range of subjects, ultimately leading him to take 19 AP exams (a school record), earning a score of 5 on all of them. In 2013, Vinay was named the State AP Scholar for the state of New Jersey, an award given to the one male and one female student in each U.S. state with scores of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP Exams. He also scored perfectly on SAT subject tests in Math, Chemistry, US History, World Studies, and Biology. Vinay participated in a variety of clubs in high school such as Youth and Government, and Science Olympiad; however his main extracurricular passion was in aviation. He has spent six years working in the aviation industry, starting out as a lowly blogger and working his way up to become an analyst at an aerospace consultancy. His aviation analysis has been published by several publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, and Skift, and he has been quoted as an aviation expert in The Capital Forum, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He also published two ebooks on airline operations and co-hosted a podcast on Indian aviation. Separately, Vinay co-authored an SAT vocabulary book, drawing upon his extensive knowledge of the exam.