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Early admissions gets a second, and sometimes third, round

Jan 7, 2019
This fall saw college applications go out, and for some lucky students, early admissions letters came in. If students accept, the contracts are binding. The rest of the applicants? They have to wait until the spring to find out their fates. But increasingly, colleges have a second round. Click the audio player above to hear […]

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