A Smart Plan B - Part 2 of 3

Last time, I began my advice about how to create a sensible Plan B, for those of you high school seniors who will be getting less-than-exciting news in December from your ED and EA applications. I want to continue with that information here in this post.

Let’s talk about those who have (or are) writing recommendations for you.

A key part of your Plan B strategy is to brief your recommenders about your application plans. Since you won’t be finding out about your early application(s) until mid-December, that leaves only a couple of weeks until most of your other applications’ Regular Decision (RD) deadlines occur (usually on the first of January).

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