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Best way to deny acceptance offer?

Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« on: May 12, 2008, 11:43:52 AM »
I know this is probably a no brainer, but can you just email the schools and tell them you've picked another and thanks for the offer? Or do you need to officially send them something?

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Re: Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2008, 11:48:29 AM »
only if you've gotten into a better school and they gave you more money, in which case you send a copy of the acceptance letter and scholarship offer. j/k.

no, if you don't pay your seat deposit or return a form stating that you're attending, the school will assume that you aren't coming.

Re: Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2008, 11:49:42 AM »
at one school I did put down a seat deposit, which is refundable up until TODAY... so I was hoping email would work to get that back :)

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Re: Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2008, 11:50:46 AM »
at one school I did put down a seat deposit, which is refundable up until TODAY... so I was hoping email would work to get that back :)
aren't most seat deposits non-refundable?

Re: Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2008, 12:08:19 PM »
mine was fully refundable for 2 weeks, then they take like $50 for every 2 weeks that goes by... then the last $300 is not refundable at all. something like that.  so today is when my 2nd $50 is going to be deducted unless I withdraw.

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Re: Best way to deny acceptance offer?
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2008, 12:11:28 PM »
If today is the deadline, you should call them.  Don't delay and lose out on 50 bucks.

And you should withdraw anyway; give some hopeful kid on the waitlist something to smile about.