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Applying Early Action to RISD?

purplemagentapurplemagenta Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
Does anyone actually know how much (as in what percent) applying early action vs. regular decision affects your chances of getting into RISD? I know that you find out your results sooner, and heard that the acceptance rates are slightly higher upon applying EA, but that's about it.

Replies to: Applying Early Action to RISD?

  • ArtAngstArtAngst Registered User Posts: 166 Junior Member
    There's no Early Action for RISD, just Early Decision. If $ are a concern be VERY careful with ED. RISD is rather stingy with aid $ and if you're accepted ED you MUST accept their offer. However if they want you and you could easily go to another school, they could possible give you more $ with regular admission to 'sweeten the deal'.

    This 'game' applies with all the schools BTW. Early Decision only helps if there are no financial worries and your family's willing to pay whatever the school asks initially.
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