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Does applying early decision actually improve my chances?

Hi everyone, I'm considering applying early decision to my top choice school, but I've heard mixed opinions on whether it actually helps or not. Can anyone share their experience or thoughts on this? Much appreciated!

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're considering applying early decision to your top choice school. From my experience with my own child, applying early decision can potentially improve your chances of getting accepted. Schools that offer early decision typically have a higher acceptance rate for early applicants compared to regular decision applicants. This is because colleges appreciate the commitment that comes with applying early decision, as it demonstrates a strong interest in attending their institution. However, it's also important to remember that early decision is binding, which means if you're accepted, you're required to enroll at that school. So, make sure you're absolutely certain that it's the right choice for you before submitting an early decision application. Good luck with your college application process, and I hope this helps!

11 months ago

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