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Can I apply Early Decision to multiple colleges?

Hello! I'm a high school junior and I've started researching the college application process. I know that Early Decision can be a great way to show your commitment to a school, but I'm wondering if I can apply ED to more than one college. If I have two top choices, is it possible to apply ED to both? Thanks for any help or clarification!

11 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're being proactive about the college application process. To answer your question, you generally cannot apply Early Decision (ED) to multiple colleges. Early Decision is a binding agreement, which means that if you're accepted, you're committed to attending that school and must withdraw all other applications. Since it's a binding commitment, applying ED to more than one college would lead to conflicting obligations if you were accepted to both. However, you may consider applying Early Action (EA) instead, which is non-binding and still allows you to demonstrate your interest in a school without the commitment. You can typically apply EA to multiple colleges. Just be sure to check each school's specific policies, as some have restrictions on applying to other schools' EA or ED programs. Best of luck with your applications!

11 months ago

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