An Early Decision Commitment Really is Binding

If a student applies under a school’s Early Decision policy, his or her admission is binding. Let’s repeat that word not once, not twice, but three times so we can effectively drive our point home: it’s binding, binding, binding. So when we read a piece today up on Inside Higher … 

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Early Decision is Binding

A parent on a free consultation — to be clear, a parent who was not our client but rather a prospective client — recently told us that her daughter was accepted to a college under its binding Early Decision policy. But her child has since had misgivings about the school … 

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A Defense of Early Decision

There was an article yesterday in “The Dartmouth Review,” the conservative student publication at Dartmouth College once led by the likes of Laura Ingraham and Dinish D’Souza (they were once engaged) that essentially serves as a defense of Early Decision. Of course, the most often cited case against the merits … 

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