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SAT: 720 math
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When do I have to commit to a college?

I'm getting a little anxious about the college decision process. What's the deadline for committing to a college and how do I let them know my decision?

7 months ago

No need to worry! The deadline for committing to a college is typically May 1st, which is known as National College Decision Day. However, it's essential to double-check the specific date mentioned in your acceptance letter or on the college's website, as some colleges might have a different deadline.

To let the college know about your decision, you'll need to log in to the applicant portal provided by the school where you were accepted. There, you'll find instructions on how to accept or decline their offer. By accepting the offer, you're confirming your commitment to attend that college.

Do remember that if you've been accepted to several colleges, you can only commit to one. It's important to weigh your options and make an informed decision before the deadline. Once you commit to a college, also make sure to decline the offers from other schools you're not attending, as a courtesy.

Best of luck with your decision-making process!

7 months ago

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