Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

Once again the new Common App could not handle the rush of students trying to submit applications. The first problems showed up during the early application deadlines and now AGAIN with regular decision deadlines. On Jan. 1 as midnight approached, the Common App slowed and finally crashed. To alleviate the anxiety of submitting seniors, colleges have AGAIN extended deadlines.  Check the list of extensions below:

Delayed-StampAmherst College:   RD to January 10*

Barnard College:   Extending deadline (no date provided)*

Boston College:     Extending deadline (no date provided)*

Boston University:   RD to January 3

Brandeis University:  RD to January 8*

Brown University:    Extending deadline (no date provided)

Carnegie Melon University:    RD to January 2

Colby College:     RD to January 5

College of William and Mary:    RD to January 8*

Columbia University:    RD to January 6

Cornell University:    RD to January 9

Dartmouth College:   RD to January 10*

Duke University:    RD to January 5*

Fordham University:    Extending deadline (no date provided)*

Hamilton College:    RD to January 8*

Johns Hopkins University:    Extending deadline (no date provided)

Lehigh University:    RD to January 10

Middlebury College:    RD and ED II to January 10

Princeton University:    RD to January 2

Stanford University:    RD to January 2

Swarthmore College:    Winter ED and RD to January 6

Syracuse University:    Applications submitted by January 2 will be considered on time; applications received after will be considered on a “space available” basis

Tufts University:    Extending deadline (no date provided)

University of Chicago:    RD to January 3

University of Virginia:    Will be “flexible”

Vanderbilt University:    ED II and RD to January 15

Vassar College:    RD to January 8*

Wake Forest University:    RD to January 10*

 * Update


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