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SAT: 720 math
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Deferring From Early Decision 2

Is it possible to get deferred from Early Decision 2? Or do colleges typically either accept or reject applicants outright in this round? A little bit worried over here, so any info would be appreciated!

8 months ago

Absolutely, it is possible to be deferred from Early Decision 2, though it’s less common than in Early Action or Regular Decision. Each college has its own policies regarding deferrals in the admissions process. For instance, some might choose to defer a portion of ED2 applicants to reconsider them during the Regular Decision pool, especially if they want to see additional grades or test scores.

If you are deferred, it’s important to update your application with any new achievements, improved test scores, or additional letters of recommendation. This can show continued interest and growth since your initial application. Remember to check the specific deferral policies of the institution you’ve applied to for guidance on next steps. It’s natural to be concerned, but remember that a deferral is not a denial, and it still keeps you in the running for admission. Stay positive, and good luck!

8 months ago

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