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Rolling Admissions benefit?

questbestquestbest 294 replies235 threads Member
edited May 2009 in College Admissions
Is it to a student's benefit to apply early in a school with rolling admissions if the gpa is higher than what is required by the school, but the ACT is lower/borderline?

Do admissions staff see an early application as a sign that the student is extremely interested and look more favorably on the student than if she waited and got her application in by the deadline?
edited May 2009
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  • rsxwheeeeeersxwheeeeee 1238 replies31 threads Senior Member
    I'll give an example of a university respected on this site.

    Tulane.

    I've read about people with 4.0s and 2200s on the SAT applying late and getting waitlisted. However, people with 3.0s and 18-1900s on SAT getting in with substantial scholarships. Why? Because they applied early.
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