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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
October 16, 2013
Common Application Pandemonium
College blog post update: Since I first wrote the post below, there have been more developments in the continuing Common App fiasco: More schools are extending their Common App deadlines for Early Action and Early Decision. Here are the names of some of them: Duke, Roanoke, Marist, Boston University, SUNY Geneseo Northwestern, University of Chicago, Columbia, Tufts, Barnard. The Common...
October 15, 2012
Taking a Chance on an Early Decision
I’m sharing an email that I received from an anxious dad in North Carolina, who asked me for advice about an early decision application. I ran this post last year, but it will be just as helpful today for those contemplating applying to colleges via early decision. Here is what the dad wrote: Dilemma from a Dad from North Carolina...