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Information For high school Counselors

Important Deadlines

The 2021 application opens on August 1.

Priority Application (non-binding) for Fall 2021:

Deadline #1: February 28
Deadline #2: April 15

*All required materials must be received by New College Admissions in order to receive a decision. Please plan ahead to make sure we get all of your materials on time!

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