For those of you wondering if it is better to apply early decision over regular decision, it is important to note that for many schools, applying early decision can increase your chances of being accepted. You must remember, however, that applying early decision means that if you get accepted, you are contractually bound to attend that school. So there are some things you should carefully take into consideration BEFORE you apply to a school early decision.
When Applying Early Decision be SURE that School Is at the Top of Your List
Since you must attend the school to which you applied early decision, it must unequivocally be the one school that you absolutely want to go to. So, you better be positive that the school is the best fit for you. Do all your due diligence before you apply. Our blogs How to Find the Best College for Me and How to Narrow College Search can help you make sure the school fits you socially, academically, financially and emotionally.