US Admission: What is Single-Choice Early Action?
Updated on Jan 6, 2015 - 5:30 p.m. IST by Bedasree Das #United States of America
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The first names that come to mind while thinking about US education are Harvard, Princeton, Yale- the ivy leagues. If your target is to enter these best universities in the USA and are sure of being selected at your chosen one, you should definitely apply through the Single- Choice Early Action plan.

But, what is Single- Choice Early Action? Does it have any benefit? Which colleges offer Single- Choice Early Action? Let us find the answers here-

Single choice early action, also known as Restrictive Early Action, is a part of early admission plan, which incorporates features of both Early Action and Early Decision.

Under the “single choice early action” program, candidates are not allowed to apply to other schools during the early-action period only. Hence, single choice early action is less restrictive than Early Decision, but more restrictive than Early Action.

Below are some of the features of single choice early action:

  1. Single-Choice Early Action admission decisions are non-binding.
  2. Applicants must have their applications completed early, usually by November.
  3. Applicants will receive an admissions decision early, usually in mid-December.
  4. As with Early Decision, applicants can apply to just one school through an early admission program.
  5. Applicants can apply to other colleges through regular admission programs. Also, applicants are typically allowed to apply to any public universities and non-U.S. institutions as long as admission decisions are non-binding.
  6. Under Single-Choice Early Action, applicants have until May to make a decision. This allows applicants to compare offers of admission and financial aid packages from other colleges.

Only a few top universities in USA follow Single-Choice early action admission plan. They are:

UniversitiesApplication deadlineAcceptance Reply
Harvard               Nov 1December
Princeton           Nov 1May1
YaleNovDecember

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