College Admissions - Regular Decision Deadlines 2018-19

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/27/18 7:22 AM / by Julia de Raadt

We all know what it feels like to leave things to the last minute right before an important deadline. Most regular decision deadlines for college admissions fall in January and we want to share them with you so you get you college applications in on time. The table below includes application deadlines for the most popular colleges.

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Applying to College Early? Early Action vs. Early Decision

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/9/18 11:00 AM / by Empowerly Team

College acceptance rates have been decreasing over the years, and the competition for spots is fierce. Many (but not all) colleges offer accelerated application processes such as early action (EA), restrictive early action (REA), and early decision (ED). In EA/REA/ED, deadlines are in the fall (usually November), and applicants usually hear back from schools in December or January.

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Senior Year and Your College Application Timeline

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/11/18 10:54 AM / by Savannah Brand

Your senior year has finally arrived! Senior year is exciting and filled with lots of activities, but it is definitely not the time to slack off. It is time to get serious about college applications.

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Questions to Ask During College Visits

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/9/18 12:00 PM / by Amanda Orbuch

Confused about which questions to ask during college visits? Learn about the questions you should and should not ask the various individuals you will encounter during your tour.

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Early Decision vs. Early Action

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/2/17 5:00 PM / by Carlie Tenenbaum

Applying to college isn't just a matter of figuring out how or where or why! There's also when. Colleges offer a variety of application deadlines and it is important to be intentional in your choices because some styles are binding!. Below are the most common types of decisions and what they mean.

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Tracking College Admissions Deadlines

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/19/17 3:04 PM / by Empowerly Team

Tracking college admissions deadlines can be a daunting task and quite overwhelming. At Empowerly, we have helped hundreds of students through this process and today we wanted to review some strategies students and parents can use to manage this type of project.

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Applying Early to College

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/19/17 12:00 PM / by Empowerly Team

Applying to college early action or early decision is becoming a more popular trend and one of the most important strategies we can use with students applying to college. Many Ivy League colleges are accepting 50% or more of their class in this early pool, and this number if often rising. In this article, we will discuss early application strategies that you can use in this process and trends among colleges and yield rates.

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Worried About Missing a College Deadline? Here's a List of Early & Regular Deadlines!

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/12/17 8:00 AM / by Empowerly Team

You may have heard of early decision 1 and 2, early action 1 and 2, restricted early action, regular decision... there are so many options! With all these different deadlines, how can you be sure to not miss a college deadline? 

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Who Should Not Apply to College Early?

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/16/17 9:05 AM / by Kristen Seikaly


All the talk of early decision and early action regarding college applications can make many high school students think that they, too, should apply to college early. However, early decision or action 

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