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Should I apply early decision to my top choice college?

Hi everyone! I'm pretty sure I know what my top choice college is, but I'm not sure if I should apply early decision or not. Are there any advantages to applying early decision? What if I change my mind later? I'd appreciate any guidance on this! Thanks!

11 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you've identified your top choice college. Applying early decision can have its advantages, such as potentially increasing your chances of acceptance, as some colleges have higher acceptance rates for early decision applicants. It also allows you to get a decision earlier, which can reduce stress and give you peace of mind. However, keep in mind that early decision is binding, so if you're accepted, you're expected to attend that college and withdraw any other college applications. If you're not 100% sure about your top choice or if you're worried about financial aid, you might want to consider applying early action instead, which is non-binding and still offers an early decision. Ultimately, the decision to apply early decision should be based on your certainty about the school and your readiness to commit. If you're confident that this is the best decision for you, then go for it! Good luck with your applications!

11 months ago

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