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Can you only apply early decision to one school?

Hey everyone, I'm currently a high school junior, and I've started to look at the college application process. I know that early decision is a binding agreement, but I was wondering if I can apply early decision to more than one school or if I can only do it for one school. Thanks in advance for the help!

8 months ago

Hi there! You're absolutely right that early decision (ED) is a binding agreement. To answer your question, you can only apply to one school under an early decision application. If you're accepted to a school via ED, you are expected to withdraw all other college applications and attend that institution. This is why it's crucial to be sure that the school you're applying to ED is your top choice, both academically and financially. An example would be if you're certain that a certain college is your dream school, has your desired major, and you've reviewed the financial aspects, then applying ED could be a good option. Don't forget to consider applying to other schools through non-binding early action (EA) or regular decision (RD) to keep your options open. Good luck with your application!

8 months ago

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