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Regular Decision Timeline

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With the passing of the January 15 application deadline, let’s take a look at the timeline for the Regular Decision process that will take place over the next few months:

  • February 1 – Financial aid deadline (FAFSA & CSS PROFILE)
  • February 15 – Prior-year business tax information deadline*
  • By April 1 – Notification of admission decisions
  • April 11 – Family Day welcome event for all accepted students
  • May 1 – Enrollment date for the Class of 2019

*If you or your family have ownership in a business (Read more: scroll to bottom of page for details)

Of course, many updates to come in this space prior to May 1, but this is the big picture look at what will occur in the weeks and months ahead.

(Now, back to reading Regular Decision applications!)

Regular Decision Deadline

The Common Application, Version 4.0Today, January 15, is PC’s Regular Decision application deadline – the last day that students can apply for admission to the Class of 2019. We know many of you will be finalizing and submitting your Common Application to PC at some point today, so I wish you the best as you put on the finishing touches! Throughout the day, we’re available on Twitter with any last minute questions or issues: @PC_Perspectives … please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need any assistance!

A historic day for the School of Business


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Merry Christmas!


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Class of 2019 Facebook Group

Class of 2019 Facebook Group

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The “Defer” Decision

When we release Early Action letters around this time each year, one of the most common questions we receive is regarding what a “defer” decision means. So, let’s look at the most common reasons that we defer students, and what the next steps will be … [Continue reading]

Letters are in the mail!

Early Action and Early Decision letters made their way to the post office this afternoon! News is on the way to the first members of the Class of 2019! … [Continue reading]

Early Decision Wrap-Up


I know we've talked a lot about the Early Action (EA) process, but I want to take a moment to focus specifically on the Early Decision process. Although the application deadline for Early Decision was a month later than the EA deadline (December 1 … [Continue reading]

The Week Ahead

Early Action and Early Decision invite letters

With decision-making meetings behind us, we have turned to the "technical" part of the process of getting decision letters printed and packets put together. At PC, we still believe in notifying students about their admission decisions the "old … [Continue reading]

Wrapping up Committee Meetings


As we start the week, we can truly say we've reached the final stages of the early application review process. On Friday, we wrapped up our final committee on admission meetings and members of our operations team were in the office over the weekend … [Continue reading]

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