Early Applicants, Student Loans, and Demonstrated Interest

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • This Ivy accepted over 10% of its early actions applicants.
  • Two schools eliminated student loans from their financial aid packages. How?
  • One school has abolished demonstrated interest.

Yale University
Of the 7,288 Early Applicants this year, 800 have been accepted into the class of 2026. That is a 10.9% acceptance rate, compared with last year’s 4.6% for regular admissions. For the...

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