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When you start looking into the college application process, you'll encounter a lot of abbreviations, ED1 and ED2 among them. These two abbreviations, which stand for Early Decision 1 and Early Decision 2, are a fairly recent development in college admissions, but they are really just a new form of previously existing Early Decision programs.
An issue that has received rampant media coverage in recent months is the question of whether Asian-American students are at a disadvantage when it comes to applying to the nation's top colleges and universities. Schools like Princeton and Harvard have been accused of, and even sued for, admissions practices that allegedly benefit African-American and Latino students at a cost to Asian-American applicants.