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While most regular decision notification dates are late March and early April, some schools have tentative schedule as follows: 


UC Santa Barbara: 3/19

UCLA: 3/22

Harvard, UC Berkeley, U Penn, Brown: 3/28

UC Irvine: 3/31

Washu, USC, Johns Hopkins, Brandeis, Emory, Yale: 4/1

Dartmouth, Cornell: late March and early April.


Best of luck for all seniors who are waiting to hear from colleges!


-Boston Education World




List of Articles
No. Subject Author Date
41 Essay Questions for Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Stanford bostonedu Nov 20, 2013
[Harvard] Briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. (150 Words) You may wish to include an additional essay if you feel that the college application forms do not ...  
40 "They Loved Your G.P.A Then They Saw Your Tweets": A Reason to Be Careful to Post on Social Media bostonedu Nov 11, 2013
According to Natasha Singer from New York Times, admissions officers still mention a high school senior for prospective students who posted disparaging comments on Twitter about her fellow attendees at the...  
39 September Check List for Juniors bostonedu Sep 16, 2013
In The Choice, Jody Sanford Sweeney, the associate director of college counseling at William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, suggests college admissions checklist as follows: 1) Take the Lead: take ...  
38 September Checklist for Seniors (from NYT Blog) bostonedu Aug 31, 2013
Webster T. Trenchard, the director of college guidance at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Conn., advised rising seniors for their September Checklist. 1. Use 'Your Inner Godilocks' to Plan...  
37 From "Guidance Office: Answers from Harvard's Dean, Part I" bostonedu Jul 01, 2013
While this article was published in 2009, Harvard official admissions website directs prospective students and parents to this article for their possible questions. Here are one of the reader question...  
36 "June College Checklist for Juniors" from The Choice Blog by NYT bostonedu Jun 22, 2013
While New York Times has discontinued The Choice Blog, which was a HUGE help for students and parents, it seems still worth revisiting to check its archives. On June 4 2013, The Choice blog publi...  
35 Brown's Free Offer: "bridging the gap between college and high school with an open online course" bostonedu Apr 27, 2013
According to NYT, Brown University is going to offer a free online engineering course. As nearly half of those majoring in engineer fail to complete their requirement courses in the US, Brown ...  
34 Congratulations! BEW College Acceptance (2011-2013) bostonedu Apr 17, 2013
Class of 2013 Harvard (1), Princeton(1), Columbia(3), UPenn(1), MIT(1), Georgetown(2), Emory(2), Carnegie Melon(3), Notre Dame(1), NYU(3), Rice(1), USC(1), UCLA(1), George Washington (1), Brendeis(1) Class of...  
33 The Dartmouth: "College admits 10 percent of applicants to Class of 2017" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
The College offered admission to 2,252 students for the Class of 2017 out of a pool of 22,416, marking a 6 percent increase in the College’s acceptance rate to 10 percent from 9.4 percent last year. T...  
32 The Cornell Daily Sun: "Cornell Releases Class of 2017 Regular Decision Results" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
A tense wait for thousands of students ended shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday, as Cornell finished notifying 15.2 percent of its 40,006 applicants that they were accepted to the Class of 2017. Data indicat...  
31 The Tech (MIT): "1548 admitted frosh for the Class of 2017" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
Yesterday evening, 898 high school seniors found extra reason to celebrate, besides the inherent mathiness of the date. As per tradition, MIT released admissions decisions for the fall’s incoming fresh...  
30 The Harvard Crimson: "Harvard College Accepts Record Low of 5.8 Percent to the Class of 2017" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
For the seventh consecutive year, a record low percentage of applicants received offers of admission to Harvard College. A total of 5.8 percent of 35,023 applicants were admitted to the Class of 2017, ...  
29 The Stanford Daily: "Class of 2017 admit rate marks record low at 5.7 percent" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
Stanford offered admission to 2,210 students via electronic notification today, producing – at 5.69 percent – the lowest admit rate in University history. Montag Hall, headquarters of the Office o...  
28 The Brown Daily Herald: "U. accepts second-lowest percentage of applicants ever" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
The University admitted 9.2 percent of applicants to the class of 2017, the second-lowest acceptance rate in Brown’s history. A total of 2,649 out of 28,919 applicants received acceptance letters ...  
27 The Daily Pennsylvanian: "Penn admit rate drops to record-low 12.1 percent" bostonedu Apr 05, 2013
This year, 12.1 percent of total applicants were admitted to the Class of 2017, a slight decrease from last year’s 12.3 percent and marks a record low for Penn, according to the Office of Admissi...  
26 Columbia Spectator: "Columbia College, SEAS see record-low admit rate for class of 2017" bostonedu Apr 04, 2013
The admit rate for Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Class of 2017 dropped to a record-low this year, to 6.89 percent, after 2,311 applicants were admitted from a po...  
25 From The Daily Princetonian: U Accepts 7.29 Percent of Applicants bostonedu Apr 04, 2013
1,931 students — or 7.29 percent — of 26,498 applicants were offered admission to the University’s Class of 2017. The regular admission rate, 5.44 percent, fell from 5.9 percent last year. This year...  
24 From Yale Admissions Office: Admit rate falls to all-time low bostonedu Apr 04, 2013
Yale will admit 6.72 percent of students for the next incoming class, hitting the lowest-ever acceptance rate in University history. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will accept 1,991 students this ...  
23 Tips on "what (not) to ask on a campus tour" (from NYT blog, The Choice) bostonedu Mar 16, 2013
Have you ever been wondering what to ask when you are on campus tours? The Choice (NYT blog) interviewed Martha C. Merrill, the dean of admission and financial aid at Connecticut College who give...  
» Tentative Regular Decision Notification Dates bostonedu Feb 23, 2013
While most regular decision notification dates are late March and early April, some schools have tentative schedule as follows: UC Santa Barbara: 3/19 UCLA: 3/22 Harvard, UC Berkeley, U Penn, Brown: ...