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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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Deferred from Early Decision: What now?

Hi guys, I recently got deferred from my top-choice school after applying Early Decision. I'm really disappointed and not sure what to do next. Should I apply to other schools or wait for their final decision? Any advice would be appreciated.

9 months ago

Hi there! I understand how disappointing it is to be deferred from your top-choice school. It's essential to have a backup plan in place, so I recommend applying to other schools in the Regular Decision round as well. This way, you can ensure you have options when the final decisions come in.

While you're waiting for your decision, there are some steps you can take to increase your chances of acceptance in the spring. You might want to write a letter of continued interest to the school that deferred you. Update them on any significant achievements or experiences you've had since applying, and reiterate your strong interest in attending. It's also a good idea to focus on maintaining your grades and participating in extracurricular activities.

Remember, even if you don't get into your top-choice school, there are plenty of great colleges out there. Keep your mind open to other possibilities, and best of luck with your college journey!

9 months ago

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