Preparing for College

Can Strong Student Apply to Private Colleges Post-Deadline?

Question: Is it possible to apply to a college after their deadline? My daughter was accepted to colleges like UCLA, Berkeley and Rice, but we can't afford them. Is it too late to find a small private college even after the deadline?

First of all, there are a number of private colleges whose deadlines haven't passed. You can hone in on some of them by using the Common Application's search engine that you'll find here: https://www.commonapp.org/SearchEngine/AdvancedSearch.aspx(Scroll down the page until you spot the question about deadlines.)

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