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Deferring admission

Deferring admission
« on: November 16, 2008, 02:35:50 PM »
I have a question about requesting a deferral of your admission.

If I am admitted to X law school with $Y scholarship, and I request a deferral to fall 2010, will my scholarship be deferred as well, or does that go out the window?

Re: Deferring admission
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2008, 02:51:43 PM »
Why don't you just ask them?

Because I was hoping there was a standard practice of which certain members of this message board were informed and were willing to share, hence precluding the necessity that I contact each and every law school from which I desire an answer.

Duh.

Re: Deferring admission
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2008, 03:06:54 PM »
Except different schools have different policies, so asking each individual school is probably the method that will produce the most accurate results.

Re: Deferring admission
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2008, 03:09:21 PM »
Except different schools have different policies, so asking each individual school is probably the method that will produce the most accurate results.

Noted.

Re: Deferring admission
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2008, 07:03:29 PM »
Most schools will not let you carry the scholarship over.  If you get a large, named scholarship (for example, Columbia offers Hamilton and Butler schollys that are worth full or half tuition), that will most likely not carry over either.

A friend of mine a few years back got a full ride to GULC, but they would not let him defer it for a year to work, so he went somewhere else.