Thousands of high school seniors (and their parents) have now received early decision/early action results. Students (and their parents) who believed that was just high GPA, top SAT scores, high grades and a manufactured application and personal statement have now discovered that it’s not all about that. This year it’s even becoming more competitive to gain admission to top college and universities. Fortunately, all of our firm’s early action/decision all have heard positive news.
Here is a list of Early Action/Decision Acceptance Rates and the number of accepted applicants at several schools:
- Harvard – 13.4% | 934 out of 6,958
- Yale – 13.2% | 794 out of 6,020
- Princeton – 13.9% | 743 out of 5,335
- Brown – 18.2% | 769 out of 4,230
- Dartmouth – 23.0% | 574 out of 2,474
- UPenn – 18.0% | 1,279 out of 7,110
- Cornell – 22.6% | 1,395 out of 6,159
- MIT – 7.4% | 707 out of 9,600
- Duke – 18.0% | 882 out of 4,852
- Johns Hopkins – 31% | 641 out of 2,068
“Year after year, I hear the horror stories from parents whose kids got in nowhere because they thought the college admissions race was just about grades, SAT scores, their perceived ‘unique’ applications, generic essays and perfect connections.” – Dr. Paul Lowe
“Top qualified applicants, after all their hard work (and parents’ work) and preparation deserve the best and should not settle for less.” – Dr. Paul Lowe
“Admissions is a competitive sport! Why gamble with uncertainty?” – Dr. Paul Lowe
Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs. The admissions affiliate: Ivy League Admissions Advisors specializes in admissions to Ivy League and highly selective colleges, Dr. Lowe also specializes in helping students who have been wait-listed, deferred or rejected gain admission into their top-choice schools: College Application Rejected and student who wish to transfer to another college: College Transfer Admissions Advisors.