The First College Application Deadlines Are Fast Approaching. Here’s How to Save on Fees

"News flash: college is expensive.

Even the hope of financial aid lies behind fees for just submitting an application. And this year those fees may seem even more insurmountable in the face of economic hardship brought on by the pandemic.

Many colleges and universities across the United States are approaching the November deadlines for early applications, which kicks off the application cycle for students starting college in fall 2021.

Early deadlines mean students will hear back from universities sooner, and can also sometimes up a student’s chances of acceptance. Deadlines for regular acceptance usually begin around Jan. 1, with some universities even offering rolling admission into July." …