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The Different Types of College Admission Deadlines

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In the world of college applications, words like “early decision,” “priority deadline” and “rolling deadline” can make a high school senior’s head spin. Understanding the major types of admission deadlines can be helpful as you consider college options, so let’s take a look at some:

Early Decision

An early decision deadline is typically in the fall of your senior year. This kind of deadline is very similar to “early action,” with one big difference: an early decision application is binding.