Countdown to Mid-December: Decision Time

This is certainly for high school seniors who’ve placed on college using the Early Decision or Early Action choice. Most ED/EA deadlines passed last week, on Nov. 1. Some due dates may remain open, but the majority observed the traditional Nov. 1 date.

The strategy that is usual very early candidates is always to try to obtain an acceptance from a so-called ‘first-choice’ university. This may be for a ‘dream college’ (an unfortunate term bestessays because of all the hopes and dreams stacked upon it), or applicants may be keeping their options open through the non-binding avenue of Early Action, which doesn’t require an enrollment decision until May 1, in most cases, which allows for other choices between December and May in the case of binding Early Decision.

Choices Await

Aside from which early application choice plumped for, the outcome are going to be developing in mid-December, a tad bit more than a month using this writing. For anyone who’ve used early, then, how will this countdown to choice Day impact you? What if you’re thinking about during this period and how should you answer your December outcome? This time of 12 months is a stressful one for both applicants and their own families. What’s going to that email message or snail-mail letter bring?

Obviously — so we do not enjoy to talk about this — one ED/EA outcome that is more frequent in modern times is outright denial, or, utilising the more negative term, ‘rejection.’ Oftentimes, colleges will just defer their ED/EA choices until springtime, causing an expansion of result agony for the applicant. Continue reading “”