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Early Decision Deadline: today or tomorrow?

FilabustaFilabusta Registered User Posts: 215 Junior Member
edited October 2006 in College Admissions
When they say the deadline is Nov. 1, do they mean Nov. 1 12:00 AM (EST) or Nov. 1 11:59 PM (EST)? Thanks!
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Replies to: Early Decision Deadline: today or tomorrow?

  • bepimdppfbsbepimdppfbs Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    it's better to call then to rely on info from people here.
  • NolanDWNolanDW Registered User Posts: 168 Junior Member
    I would think tonight. It's better to be safe than sorry.

    Also, if someone says a deadline is 7:00, does he mean BY 7:00 or until 7:01?

    You would obviously think the former- so I would say the same rule applies here.
  • negrunegru Registered User Posts: 880 Member
    ya, especially about this. perfect setup for a backstab :P

    but since paper apps are due postmarked nov 1 (including), i'd guess the online deadline is nov 1 11.59 PM (-->but i'm not sure)
  • adf8adf8 Registered User Posts: 417 Member
    I'm wondering too. Everyone I've talked to has said the end of Nov. 1st, but I'm not sure. If anyone knows for sure will they plllllllease respond?
  • negrunegru Registered User Posts: 880 Member
    something tells me that whoever knows for sure won't be telling the others :P
  • julyinohjulyinoh Registered User Posts: 894 Member
    Just submit today. How much better is the application going to get in one day? Better safe than sorry buddy.
  • negrunegru Registered User Posts: 880 Member
    my big essay still needs a lot of work :P

    I've been changing whole paragraphs daily since I finished it a week ago

    must...make it...PERFECT :D
  • Venkat89Venkat89 Registered User Posts: 7,327 Senior Member
    UChiago's app is due when the last country in the world is at 11:59PM November 1.

    For the rest of your schools, submit it tonight by midnight. Don't worry if it is a minute late. Some kid from my school submitted an app at 12:05 and is attending the school right now.
  • IsleBoyIsleBoy Registered User Posts: 2,681 Senior Member
    Tomorrow....November 1st...11:59pm EST
  • specifyspecify Registered User Posts: 726 Member
    For sure? (10char)
  • DianeRDianeR Registered User Posts: 1,541 Senior Member
    I can't imagine that the online deadline falls earlier than the mailed one. The mailed deadlines depend on the postmark, which is given throughout the day.

    If you plan on submitting online, however, I would not put it off until the last moment. What do you do if your computer or the college's develops problems? Submit earlier in the day so you know everything is OK -- and you could take a trip to the open-late post office in your area if the college's server isn't working. I don't recall anyone reporting that this happened last year, but the previous year people were complaining about not being able to get through.
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