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How do I decide which colleges to apply to Early Decision or Early Action?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior and starting to think about whether I should apply Early Decision or Early Action to any colleges. How do you decide which schools to apply to ED/EA? Any advice would be super helpful!

10 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're considering your options for applying early. When my child was going through the process, we found it helpful to first narrow down the list of colleges based on factors like academic programs, location, campus size, and student life. Once you have a list of schools you're genuinely interested in, consider if any of them offer Early Decision or Early Action programs. If you have a clear top choice and you're confident that it's the right fit, Early Decision could be a good option since it can increase your chances of getting accepted. However, keep in mind that ED is binding, so only apply if you're sure about attending that school. Early Action, on the other hand, is non-binding, so you can apply to multiple schools and still have the freedom to choose where you want to go later. Just make sure you meet the deadlines and requirements for each school. Good luck!

10 months ago

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