Verbally Committing to a College

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True or False: A verbal commitment to a college or university is binding.

Answer: False. Actions speak louder than words—particularly when committing to a college. If you are sure of your choice, you're better off putting pen to paper than verbally professing your interest. The phrase "verbal commitment" refers to your agreement to attend a particular college, but unlike a National Letter of Intent, it is not binding, either for you or the college.

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