Princeton cancels Early Action option for the year

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Princeton University normally offers two options for students wishing to apply: their single-choice Early Action plan or Regular Decision. However, Princeton has recently decided to remove their Early Action option. The announcement is now listed under their “COVID-19 Updates” page, but be aware that general searches may still bring up webpages that mention or explain Princeton’s Early Action option. For … Read More

Common App adds a Covid-19 question

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Starting with the 2020-2021 application, the Common Application is going to add a new optional response for students to share how this Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them. This will be separate from the “additional information” section which normally works as a place for students to share about any negative circumstances that may have impacted their application. With a word count … Read More

Harvard lawsuit moves ahead

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With the lawsuit involving Asian-American students’ undergraduate admissions to Harvard moving forward to trial in October, the case has the potential to create waves of changes in the admissions world. I found this article in the Boston Globe particularly helpful in thinking about the nuancesĀ of the case, as well as some brief overviews of the different parties who are involved. … Read More