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Details on Early Decision II being binding or not

Hey guys, a bit confused here. I know ED I is binding, but is Early Decision II also binding? If I apply ED II and get accepted, am I obligated to attend that college? Just trying to figure out my options without getting stuck somewhere.

8 months ago

Yes, Early Decision II (ED II) is binding in the same way that Early Decision I (ED I) is. This means that if you apply to a college through ED II and you're accepted, you are indeed obligated to enroll at that college, and you must withdraw any other applications you've submitted. It's an agreement that you enter into, showing that the school is your top choice and you're committing to it if accepted. Keep in mind that failing to honor this commitment, without a valid reason such as insufficient financial aid, can have consequences such as colleges sharing lists of accepted ED students and potentially retracting the offer. It's crucial to weigh this commitment seriously before applying ED II – only go for it if you're absolutely sure that if accepted, you'll be happy to attend.

8 months ago

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