Interview 126: Gus Resendiz on "Avoiding the potholes in athletic recruiting"
YCBK 291: The dirty secrets of elite college admissions

YCBK 290: Hillary Dickman explains how Early Decision 1 differs from ED2

In this week’s episode you will hear

Introduction :

  • Mark shares six Higher Ed updates on topics as wide-ranging as Rick Singer, Hillary Clinton, Ron DeSantis, US News and World Report and Columbia University
  • Mark interviews Hillary Dickman, the Assistant Director of Admissions at Colorado College on the topic of how the Early Decision 2 round is different from the Early Decision 1 round

Preview Part 1

  • Hillary shares the various jobs she has had in education before transitioning to admissions
  • Hillary shares why schools usually have a higher ED1 admit rate vs the weaker ED2
  • Hillary shares how the Early Decision 1 (ED 1) applicant pool differs from the Early Decision 2 (ED2) pool
  • Mark and Hillary discuss a few other reasons why schools usually have a lower acceptance rate for ED2 vs ED1
  • Hillary explains why there is a higher admit for Early Action vs Regular Action

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