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Is it worth applying to college early decision?

Hey guys, I'm a junior and I've started looking into the college application process. I have a top choice school and I'm considering applying early decision. Is it really worth it? Does it significantly increase my chances of getting accepted? I'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences with early decision applications. Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're starting to think about the college application process early. As a parent who recently went through this process with my child, I can share some insights. Early decision can be a good option if you're sure about your top choice school, as it shows the college that you're committed to attending if accepted. This can sometimes result in a higher acceptance rate for early decision applicants compared to regular decision applicants. However, it's important to note that early decision is binding, meaning if you're accepted, you're expected to attend that college. Make sure to consider factors like financial aid and scholarships, as you won't be able to compare offers from other schools if you're accepted early decision. If you're confident in your choice and have done your research, it might be worth applying early decision. Good luck, and I hope this helps!

9 months ago

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