COVID-19 Effects: Extended UG Application Deadlines

COVID-19 Effects: Extended UG Application Deadlines | The Red Pen

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing a lot of disruptions, aspiring applicants are worried about getting all their application components ready by the deadline. While many colleges are updating their standardised testing requirements, some colleges have also announced deadline extensions for the 2020-2021 cohort. Below is a representative list of some important dates to keep in mind.

NOTE: Deadlines are subject to change. All applicants should check with the institution before applying.

College Notes
Bucknell University Early Decision 2 and Regular Decision deadlines moved to January 15
Carnegie Mellon University Early Decision 2 deadlines effectively moved to January 15
Denison University Early Decision 2 and Regular Decision deadlines moved to January 15
Lafayette College Early Decision 2 deadlines effectively moved to February 1
Pomona College Early Decision deadline moved to November 15
Regular Decision deadline moved to January 8
Princeton University Restrictive Early Action cancelled, instead only Regular Decision with the January 1 deadline
University of California System Deadline extended to December 4 due to technical difficulties
University of Michigan Early Action deadline moved to November 15
Regular Decision deadline moved to February 1
University of Texas, Austin Regular Decision deadline moved to December 15
Wellesley College Early Evaluation option eliminated, instead Regular Decision deadlines brought forward to January 8

Need some help putting together your application? Read these resources–Overview of the Common Application, the Activities Section, the Letters of Recommendation and some general essay writing tips. Our blog also has many undergraduate-related posts, including how to unearth your essay topic and how to nail your essay style. If you require further assistance with your undergraduate application, please get in touch with us.

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