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Early Action vs Regular Decision: Which Should I Choose?

I'm torn between applying Early Action and just waiting for Regular Decision. Those who've gone through this, can you share why you chose one over the other, and if you think it benefited you in the long run? Trying to weigh my odds and work out the best strategy here!

8 months ago

Choosing between Early Action and Regular Decision can indeed be a pivotal decision in your college application process. It really hinges on how prepared you are at this moment. If you have a strong application ready, including your essays, letters of recommendation, and test scores, then Early Action can give you the advantage of demonstrating interest in the school and potentially receiving an earlier decision. That said, if you feel your application would be markedly stronger given a few more months (perhaps you're awaiting new SAT scores, or working to improve your GPA), then Regular Decision might be your best bet.

I hope this helps, and good luck with your decision!

8 months ago

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