The Differences Between Early Decision & Early Action [VIDEO]

Confused about early decision and early action?

So you’ve decided to apply to college early? Great! But what’s the deal with the different options? Are you confused by the differences between early decision and early action? Every year students get stuck trying to figure out if early decision or early action applications are worth doing. While both application types will let you know about your admissions decision earlier than the regular applicant pool, they both have different implications for students. Did you know that you can only apply to one college as early decision? Or that you can apply to multiple schools early action?

For those of you weighing the pros and cons of early decision vs early action you’re in luck! This morning on NECN StudentAdvisor’s Editor-in-Chief Dean Tsouvalas gave an excellent rundown on the differences between early decision and early action applications.

Find out which one is the better choice for you in the video below:

For more information about early decision and early action please read, Early Decision vs. Early Action: To apply early or not to apply early?

Updated January 2014

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