What is Early Action?
The application process that allows you to apply to multiple universities early, usually in November, and acceptances are non-binding.
What is Early Decision?
Similar to early action, except you can only apply early to one university and acceptances are usually binding.
What is Regular Decision?
The standard deadline for applying to a university. Most Texas public universities have a December 1st deadline. Many out-of-state universities have a December 31st or January 1st deadline.