Early action, early decision, rolling admission, regular admission. When all you want to know is when to apply by, the terminology can throw you for a spin. What deadline is best for your high school senior? Are there implications on financial aid based on the chosen deadline?
October 1st should be a date marked on the calendar of all parents with students in college next fall. It signifies the first day to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or “FAFSA” to apply for federal student aid.