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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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| 800 verbal
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Does applying Early Decision increase my chances of getting in?

Hello! I'm a high school junior and I have a dream school in mind. I was wondering if applying Early Decision would increase my chances of getting accepted? I've heard mixed opinions on this and I'm a bit stressed about making the right choice. Thank you!

11 months ago

Hello! I understand how stressful the college application process can be, especially when it comes to deciding whether to apply Early Decision or not. Generally speaking, colleges tend to have a higher acceptance rate for Early Decision applicants compared to those who apply Regular Decision. This is because Early Decision demonstrates a strong commitment to the school, as it is a binding agreement to attend if accepted. However, it's important to consider your financial situation as well, since you'll have less time to compare financial aid packages from different schools. I recommend doing thorough research on your dream school's specific acceptance rates and policies, and evaluating your academic and extracurricular profile to see if you are a competitive candidate. If you feel confident in your application and are certain this is the school you want to attend, then applying Early Decision might be a good choice for you. Good luck!

11 months ago

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