Should I Apply Early Decision or Wait for Higher SAT Scores?

Question: I am an international student (Canada) who wants to apply to top liberal arts schools in the US. I have an SAT score of 1480/1600. Should I apply early decision or re-take the SAT (to improve my score) and apply regular decision?

This question is a no-brainer for “The Dean!" YES, YES, YES! Early Decision is the RIGHT decision for you—and for almost everyone—provided that:

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