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Advantages of EARLY Early-Decision Application?

Question: I'm applying Early Decision to an Ivy League school. Is there any advantage for me to send in the application materials very early, besides the fact that I can expedite my interview opportunity?

There's no real advantage in getting an application in way early unless a college offers Rolling Admissions. However, you're right when you say that an earlier submission can expedite the alum-interview process at those colleges that maintain a "Don't call us, we'll call you" policy for interview scheduling.

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