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Can an Early Decision Candidate Apply Elsewhere Via Early Action?

Question: I am applying Early DECISION to Rice. Can I apply Early ACTION to other colleges?

College admission regulations can be confusing indeed, especially when it come to early-application options. In most cases, however, early decision candidates are free to apply to other colleges via NON-BINDING admission plans, which include early ACTION. But you're right to be concerned--as well as confused--because not all colleges follow this protocol.

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