In this episode, I walk through the factors that made this year's early admissions process one of the most difficult in years. Who got in, who got deferred, and who got denied?
0:01:20 What is early admissions?
0:04:00 Why was early admissions so competitive this year?
0:04:44 #1 More applicants
0:05:15 Optional SAT and ACT scores
0:06:40 Flight to quality
0:08:00 Generous financial aid programs
0:08:40 #2 Fewer spots
0:09:32 #3 Recruited athletes Follow us:
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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc. Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.