Interview 128: Hillary Dickman on “Early Decision 1 vs Early Decision 2”

  • Hillary Dickman, Assistant Director of College Counseling at Colorado College introduces herself and shares the various jobs she has had in education before transitioning to admissions
  • Hillary shares why schools usually have a higher Early Decision (ED1) admit rate vs the weaker Early Decision 2 (ED2) admit rate
  • Hillary shares how the Early Decision 1 (ED 1) applicant pool differs from the Early Decision 2 (ED2) pool
Hillary Dickman
  • 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
  • Hillary gives the student profile of the Early Decision applicant and the Early Action applicant versus the regular admission applicant

You can also listen on Episode 290