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Withdrawing Applications: Refund?

Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« on: December 16, 2004, 11:42:45 AM »
I have been accepted to a few of my top choices and am considering withdrawing some applications.  Do schools give a refund of the application fee if a decision has not been made?

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Re: Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2004, 11:45:50 AM »
I'm 99% sure that the answer to your question is a big fat No.

There may be exceptions, but I think most schools, when outlining their application requirements/instructions, state that the app fee is non-refundable.

bradzwest

Re: Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2004, 12:01:58 PM »
If you know where you are going and they haven't cashed them at the other schools.  Stop payment at the bank for a few bucks...Its kind of nasty, but it is your money!

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Re: Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2004, 12:04:15 PM »
I believe that why they cash your check before even requesting your apps from lsac. 


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Re: Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2004, 12:52:18 PM »
Two of my apps were "complete" at large public schools.  Checks were cashed after...approx 10 days.  I actually had to monitor the checks closely because of an account switch.  HTH

Re: Withdrawing Applications: Refund?
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2004, 01:54:35 PM »
Cool, thanks all!  Unfortunately I paid via Credit Card.