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increased deposit with scholarship?

increased deposit with scholarship?
« on: April 18, 2005, 02:08:20 PM »
So at first my deposit for cal western was 250 now that I got a scholarship it is 450!!! What the heck is that all about???

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Re: increased deposit with scholarship?
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2005, 02:30:51 PM »
So at first my deposit for cal western was 250 now that I got a scholarship it is 450!!! What the heck is that all about???

I would think it's designed to increase the likelihood that you actually enroll as opposed to making the deposit as an insurance policy.

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Re: increased deposit with scholarship?
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2005, 03:35:39 PM »
I agree and think it's a great idea.  Too many people send in the deposit while holding out hope for waitlist admits, etc.

If you got a scholarship, that should push you to decide, but the extra cash may make it a certaintly!

Re: increased deposit with scholarship?
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2005, 03:52:54 PM »
I had an *earlier* deadline with W&M because of my scholarship, so I called them to beg to hold my scholarship a bit longer because I'm not yet decided. They sounded very displeased with me on the phone but held it an extra two weeks.