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How do I decide between applying Early Action or Regular Decision?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior and I'm trying to decide whether to apply Early Action or Regular Decision to my top-choice college. I've heard that applying EA can increase your chances of getting in, but I'm not sure if it's the right choice for me. What factors should I consider when deciding between EA and RD? Any advice would be super helpful!

10 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're thinking ahead and considering your options for college applications. When deciding between Early Action (EA) and Regular Decision (RD), there are several factors to consider. First, think about your readiness. Do you feel confident in your current application, including your grades, test scores, and extracurriculars? If so, applying EA could be a good choice, as it may demonstrate your enthusiasm for the college and potentially increase your chances of acceptance. On the other hand, if you think you could improve your application with more time, RD might be the better option. Additionally, consider any other deadlines and commitments you have during the application period. EA deadlines typically fall earlier (around November), so if you have other priorities, you might want to focus on those and apply RD. Lastly, research the specific EA policies for your top-choice college. Some have restrictive EA policies, which may limit your ability to apply early elsewhere. Take these factors into account, and remember that the most important thing is to submit the strongest application you can. Best of luck!

10 months ago

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