Here at Syracuse, there are three application deadlines– one for early decision students on November 15, one for Early Decision II on January 1, and one for regular decision students also on January 1. Many Class of 2020 students applied Early Decision. Here’s what they had to say about the experience.

Oneysha Brown

Why did you apply Early Decision? “I applied here Early Decision because this was the only school I’ve wanted to go to my whole life.”

What was the best part about applying Early Decision? “The best part was getting accepted months before everyone else.”

Fenote Behrane

What was the best part about applying Early Decision? “The best part was being able to relax while everyone else was stressing about getting their applications in on time.”

What would you say to students who applied Early Decision this year or are considering applying Early Decision in years to come? “It is important to get a head start, but don’t think that you need to do Early Decision to get accepted. Applying Early Decision is a preference, not a rule.”

Andres Rosero

Why did you apply Early Decision? “I applied Early Decision because I wouldn’t feel at home anywhere else.”

What was the best part about applying Early Decision? “The best part was knowing that I got accepted early.”

What would you say to students who applied Early Decision this year or are considering applying Early Decision in years to come? “Try to get your application in before the deadline. It’ll save you a lot of stress.”

Jordan Dysart

Why did you apply Early Decision? “I enjoyed the campus, the options, and the opportunities this school provided me after graduation. I knew this was where I wanted to go so there was no reason not to.”

What was the best part about applying Early Decision? “The best part was that Syracuse accepts the Common App. That made the process much easier.”

What would you say to students who applied Early Decision this year or considering applying Early Decision in years to come? “Make sure to be informed, know what you’re getting into. Be prepared to work hard. This isn’t the place to fool around.”

Nikita Chaterjee

What was the best part about applying Early Decision? “The best part about applying Early Decision was that I knew I would be coming to Syracuse before most other people did.”

What would you say to students who applied Early Decision this year or considering apply Early Decision in years to come? “Only apply Early Decision if you’re sure you’d go to that school if you got accepted.”

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