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Deferred Early Decision Applicant Asks for Advice

Question: I applied to an Ivy League school for early decision. My application was postponed until regular decision. Is there anything I can do to make the admissions committee look at me differently the second time around?

Sorry to hear you were deferred by your first-choice college. That’s the bad news. The good news, of course, is that you’re still in the running. Some applicants are put out of their misery with denial lettersâ€"not deferralsâ€"at Early Decision time.

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