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Can you withdraw an early decision application?

Hi all! I was just wondering if it's possible to withdraw an early decision application after submitting it, in case my priorities or circumstances change? If anyone has experienced this or has any insights, please let me know. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hi! It's definitely a good idea to be aware of your options, especially during such an important time as college admissions. Generally speaking, you can withdraw an early decision application, but the process might vary slightly between different colleges. You should reach out to the college's admissions office directly to inquire about the steps to take if you need to withdraw your application.

Remember, early decision is meant to be a binding agreement, so if you're reconsidering your commitment or facing unforeseen circumstances, it's crucial to communicate your intentions with the admissions office as soon as possible. A friend's son had to withdraw his early decision application last year due to a family emergency, and they were able to work it out by contacting the school and explaining the situation. Be honest and transparent, and they will likely be understanding. Good luck with your college applications!

9 months ago

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