College, Inc.: early decision

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Northwestern now a first choice to many, its president says

NU was never a safety school in the Midwest, but it had that reputation on the East Coast. Today, it’s competing more squarely with the Ivys.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:53 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Rankings | Tags:  Northwestern University, college admissions, Early Decision, University of Chicago

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2010

Early admission here to stay at local universities

When surveying the landscape of early college admissions this fall, the terms "comeback" and "rebound" invariably come to mind.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Early admission, GMU early action, JMU early action, college admissions, early action, early decision

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/16/2010

U-Va. introduces Early Action for 2011

Four years after stepping away from a binding Early Decision admissions program, the University of Virginia announced Tuesday it will adopt the non-binding variant known as Early Action. Students applying in fall 2011 may submit their U-Va. applications by a...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Early Action, Early Decision, UVA early action, University of Virginia

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/06/2010

10 colleges where you'd best apply early

U.S. News & World Report has released a list of the 10 universities where early application yields the greatest advantage. Early decision -- and its kinder, gentler counterpart, early action -- is one of the most controversial pieces of an...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Admissions, Admissions, Admissions | Tags:  Early Action, Early Admission, Early Decision, U.S. News, college admissions, college rankings