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It doesn’t seem fair that most people need a glossary to understand the different types of college application deadlines. While the types of deadlines aren’t necessarily hard to grasp, they are named in a somewhat confusing way—”early” versus “rolling” or “decision” versus “action.” Then there’s descriptive terms like “restrictive” or “single-choice.” Here’s a quick and […]


The average reading speed can be around 200 words per minute. The average writing speed can be around 200 words per hour. (Many famous authors write even more slowly than that). College application essays are widely considered the hardest part of college applications because they’re so time-consuming. This is why it’s never too early to […]