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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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How do I decide which college to apply Early Decision to?

Hi everyone! I'm planning on applying Early Decision to a college, but I'm having a hard time deciding which one to choose. I have a few schools in mind that I really like, but I'm not sure which one would be the best fit for me. Any advice on how to make this decision would be really helpful!

11 months ago

It's great to hear that you're considering applying Early Decision! This can be a tough choice to make, but I'll do my best to offer some guidance. First, it's important to think about what factors are most important to you in a college. These can include location, size, academic programs, campus culture, financial aid, and more. Make a list of your priorities and see how each of your top schools measures up against them.

Next, try to visit the campuses of your top choices, if possible. You can often get a better feel for whether a college is the right fit by experiencing its atmosphere firsthand. If you can't visit, check out virtual tours and reach out to current students or alumni to get their perspectives.

Also, consider the potential benefits of applying Early Decision to each school. Some colleges may have a higher acceptance rate for Early Decision applicants, while others may offer better financial aid packages. Research each school's policies and weigh the pros and cons.

Lastly, trust your instincts. After doing thorough research, try to envision yourself attending each of the colleges on your list and see which one feels like the best fit for you. Best of luck with your decision!

11 months ago

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