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Does applying Early Decision really increase my chances of getting in?

Hey guys, I've heard that applying Early Decision can boost your chances of getting into a college, but I'm not sure if it's worth committing to a school without knowing about financial aid. What are your thoughts on this? Any experiences or advice would be awesome. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hey there! It's true that applying Early Decision can increase your chances of getting into a college, as schools tend to admit a higher percentage of ED applicants compared to Regular Decision. This is because colleges like to see a commitment from their applicants, and ED is a binding agreement, which means you'll attend if accepted. However, it's important to consider the financial aspect as well. If you're confident that the college you're applying to is your top choice and you've done thorough research on their financial aid policies, then it might be worth applying ED. My child applied ED to their dream school and was accepted with a generous financial aid package. We made sure to research the school's policies beforehand and openly discuss our financial situation with the admissions office. So, it's definitely possible to receive good financial aid even when applying ED, but it requires some homework on your part. Good luck with your decision!

9 months ago

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