Early Action is for candidates who would like an admission decision in mid-December and a provisional financial aid assessment by early January. Freshman candidates must complete their applications by November 1 and transfer candidates must complete their applications by March 1. Students may apply to other schools if they wish. In other words, Chicago's early action program is non-binding; admitted students need not reply to the offer of admission until May 1 for freshmen and June 1 for transfers. International students may only choose Early Action if they are not applying for financial aid. Click here for more information on early action and deadlines.
Under this plan, highly qualified candidates who apply early may receive offers of admissions by mid-December. Unlike the Early Decision plan, the Early Action Plan does not allow an institution to request an applicant to make a prior commitment to matriculate, indicate college preferences, or make any response to an offer until the traditional May 1st candidate's reply date.
The application option that allows students to resolve their college choice early in the senior year. The Early Action deadline at Linfield is November 15 (postmark). Choosing this option is not a commitment to enrolling at Linfield College.
a response action that addresses the release or possible release of hazardous substances and can be resolved within a short period of time
The student can apply to a college by an early deadline to guarantee their admission, without obligating themselves to attend that college.
A program by which colleges and universities admit outstanding students before the usual admission date. The students may apply to other colleges and do not have to make a commitment to attend until the regular May 1 commitment date. Some colleges require that a student apply to only one early program. Students should carefully read the application materials of the individual colleges before applying to any early program.
A plan used by some colleges, allowing applicants who apply by November 1st or 15th or receive notification by mid-December. There is no obligation to attend the college if accepted.
A way to apply to a school and get an early acceptance response without a binding commitment. This is a system that is becoming less and less available.
Early action plans allow the student until May 1st to decide if they wish to accept an offer of admission.
A program which allows students to submit an early application at an early date (usually November) and be notified of an admission decision in December rather than April. This is NOT a binding agreement; students are required to notify the college by May 1 of their intention to matriculate.
An application process early in the senior year, which allows a student to receive an early response. Candidate is not committed to enroll at that point.
A non-binding program that allows you to submit your application in November without committing to attend that school should you be accepted. Decisions usually arrive around December 15.
Students who apply under a college's early action plan receive a decision earlier than the standard response date but are not required to accept the admission offer or to make a deposit prior to May 1. See the Early Decision/Early Action table for a list of colleges that offer early action plans, including application deadlines and notification dates.
(EA) A student applies to a school early in the senior year, between October 30 and January 15, and requests an early application review and notification of admission. The answer usually takes three to four weeks after application. If accepted, the student is not obligated to attend that institution but can bank this admission and still apply to other colleges during the regular admission cycle.
A college admissions program with earlier deadlines and notification dates than the regular admissions process but does not require a binding commitment from the student if admission is offered. Under this program a student may apply to many schools. The student will not know what financial aid will be awarded before committing.
An admission plan offered by some highly selective colleges which allows the most qualified students the comfort of a letter of acceptances in December. The student does not have to withdraw other applications and does not have to accept or refuse the EA offer of admission until May 1.
non-binding plan for early notification. Students may still apply to other schools. Deadlines for applications are usually in November with notification in December.
The application process in which students make application to an institution of preference and receive a decision well in advance of the institution's regular response date. Students who are admitted under early action are not obligated to accept the institution's offer of admission or to submit a deposit until the regular reply date (not prior to May 1).
An early action program has earlier deadlines and earlier notification dates than the regular admissions process. Unlike the Early Decision program, the early action program does not require that a student commit to attending the school if admitted.
A program that gives special consideration to a student who applies for admission by a specified date, usually in early fall. Students are not obligated to enroll if admitted (also known as early notification). Read about early action.
A system that offers students who complete their applications before an early deadline earlier action on their applications. Unlike Early Decision, Early Action is not an exclusive arrangement - a student can apply to many schools.
An admissions plan that allows you to apply ahead of the normal deadline and receive the college's decision in advance of regular applicants. If you are admitted on this plan, you do NOT have to accept until May 1. In some cases you are allowed to apply to other colleges. Some schools have specials rules for applicants.
An action which is taken when a hazardous waste site may become a threat to humans or the environment in the near future. Early Actions take anywhere from a few days to a few years and can be taken at any point in the Superfund process. Some sites can be completely cleaned up through a removal action and other sites may require long-term action. Early Actions may include: 1) cleanup or removal of substances threatening to contaminate the environment; 2) installation of security fences to limit access to the site; 3) provision of alternative water supplies; 4) temporary evacuation and housing of at-risk individuals; and 5) any emergency assistance provided under the Disaster Relief Act.
Early action is a type of early admission process for admission to colleges and universities in the United States. Unlike the regular admissions process, early action usually requires students to submit an application by November 1 of their senior year of high school instead of January 1. Students are notified of the school's decision by mid-December instead of April 1.