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Is applying Early Decision worth it?

Hello! I'm considering applying Early Decision to my dream school, but I'm a little bit stressed about the binding aspect. Can anyone share their experiences or advice on whether it's worth it to apply ED? Thank you!

10 months ago

Hey there! I completely understand the stress surrounding the decision to apply Early Decision. My child went through the same process a couple of years ago, and we had many discussions about it. Ultimately, it depends on your personal situation. Applying ED has its advantages, such as a potentially higher acceptance rate and an early decision on your application. However, you're correct that the binding aspect can be stressful, especially if you have concerns about financial aid or need more time to compare different schools. My child chose to apply ED to their dream school, and it worked out well for them. They received a decent financial aid package, and they're incredibly happy at their college now. However, every situation is different, so take the time to consider your options carefully. If you're confident that this school is your top choice and you won't have any regrets, it might be worth applying ED. Just make sure you've done your research and are fully informed about the financial and personal implications of your decision. Good luck!

10 months ago

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