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So the college acceptance letters have finally rolled in and you're still having trouble making your mind up about where to go? Maybe your first choice waitlisted or rejected you and you just can't figure out which of your backups will be the best college match.
May 1st is the deadline most colleges set for their accepted students to decide to enroll. Many students who are still on the fence entertain the idea of accepting more than one admissions offer just to have a little bit of extra decision time.
Unfortunately this isn't a great idea. Chances are you will be losing a good chunk of change for not being able to decide on one college before the deadline. Purvi S. Mody, owner of Insight Education, explains why. Read more...
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