The Lewis Center for the Arts, Creative Writing
Early Action FAQs
Is there an advantage to applying single-choice early action?
Yes, as long as the decision is not binding.
You may apply early to a public college or university, including to a public institution's honor's program, as long as the decision is not binding.
In most cases, alumni will be available to interview early action applicants. If an interview cannot be scheduled for logistical reasons, you will not be at a disadvantage; alumni interviews are an optional piece of Princeton’s application process.
If you are very interested in architecture, creative writing, dance, music, theater or visual arts, we welcome your Optional Arts online submission of your portfolio. Submission deadline is Nov. 6. If you are unable to submit the form online, you may use a paper Optional Arts Form. For a list of acceptable file formats and submission types, please download this PDF.
Yes, if possible, please ask your college counselor to submit any senior grades if your high school has them available.