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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Can I refine my Common App essay after submitting for Early Action?

Just realized I want to make some changes to my Common App essay, but I've already submitted for an Early Action deadline. Can I still make edits for my Regular Decision schools or is it too late?

7 months ago

Absolutely, you can refine your Common App essay after submitting for Early Action! Since each college application is treated independently, you have the flexibility to make changes to your essay before submitting to Regular Decision schools. Before you send out any more applications, log in to your Common App account and you should be able to make edits to your essay in the writing section for subsequent submissions.

This is a common scenario, so don't worry! It's actually a good practice to review and update your essays, if necessary, to tailor them more closely to each school's values and to ensure they're the strongest they can be. Good luck with your applications!

7 months ago

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