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If My Early Decision College Says Yes, Will I Ever Know What Yale Might Have Said?

Question: I love my Early Decision school, however I want to know if I am capable of being at least waitlisted at Yale. But I cannot apply to Yale Early Action and to my ED school. If I get into my ED school I will have to withdraw all my apps :(. Is there anything I can do?

If you ever read the Robert Frost poem called "The Road Not Taken" you'll understand that we are all often forced to choose between two disparate paths, realizing that once we have made our selection, we will never know where the other might have led. One of life's great pleasures-- but also among its frustrations--is reflecting on what might have been.

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