ERIC Number: EJ589833
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Early Decision Early Action Mania: Is It Backfiring?
McClintick, William R., Jr.
On Target, n29 p20-23 Spr 1999
Discusses parents' use of early decision/early action (ED/EA) in college admissions to maximize the odds of admission at prestigious colleges and the implications for college admission programs. Topics discussed include the reasons for the surge in ED/EA, differences between ED and EA, the applicant pool, who benefits from ED application, and the probable future for ED/EA programs. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
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