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March 7, 2021 24 min
Show Notes:

In this episode, I reveal the pros and cons of applying "Early Decision" to college. This high-stakes decision should not be taken lightly. Colleges benefit from ED programs, but do students?

Here is what I discuss in this episode:

0:01:20 Timelines and terminology


0:02:00 Early admissions deadlines


0:02:40 Early Decision or "ED"


0:04:00 Restricted Early Action or "REA"


0:04:48 Early Action or "EA"


0:05:40 Regular Decision or "RD"


0:06:10 Why higher admit rate for ED?


0:06:40 Why colleges benefit from ED


0:11:20 What kind of students apply ED?


0:14:44 Private schools use ED to their advantage


0:16:10 Should I apply ED?


0:17:20 Not all ED applicants get admitted


0:18:20 Your child should apply ED if...


0:21:40 Do not apply ED if...


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