The Early Decision Advantage

How much of a better chance does a student have by applying early decision?
“Usually a lot better.”
Steve Cohen, in his blog, shares acceptance statistics for a number of selective colleges offering early decision programs.
The blog discusses relevant factors and considerations affecting early decision statistics including student athletes, financial aid and enrollment yield management.
A related chart shows the percentage of the class filled by early decision applicants at various institutions.  Many of the stats are memorable:  38% at Brown; 50% at Brown; 59% at Columbia……
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Read more at  Early Decision / Early Action Stats – Class of 2014