Suppose I get rejected for early action in University Z. Would I be able to re-apply to the SAME University again through regular decision after changing my application? Would this be a good idea? Pros and cons?
I looked at a lot of university websites, and every single one that has early action/decision explicitly mentions that you cannot reapply for regular decision in the same application cycle after being rejected. I don't think there are any exceptions to this, but if there are, it won't be a good idea to do so. If admissions officers think you are competitive enough but need more information, they will defer your application to regular decision rather than rejecting it.
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