Negotiating Timeframe

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Negotiating Timeframe

Postby TTH » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:12 am

Quick question for those of you who have bargained for more scholarship money. How much time elapsed, generally, from when you made the request and provided documentation and when you got a decision?

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Re: Negotiating Timeframe

Postby Sauer Grapes » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:18 am

Two weeks. Of course, the answer was no.


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Re: Negotiating Timeframe

Postby greg11a » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:39 pm

I received an increase the same day via email.


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Re: Negotiating Timeframe

Postby chrissytine22 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:40 pm

One school was about a week, the other was 4 days. Both were nos.

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Re: Negotiating Timeframe

Postby JuTMSY4 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:45 pm

I had one that was a matter of hours (significant increase) and the other has had almost 4 weeks elapse and no response (either way)...

I'd like to think they're just waiting on deposit returns, but this dead air is brutal

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Re: Negotiating Timeframe

Postby Jericwithers » Tue May 04, 2010 11:27 am

Texas: 1 day (yes)
UCLA: A week (no)
Cornell: Over a week (yes)
Duke: 1 day, but I had to annoy the Dean and beg him to give me an offer because of a deadline the next day (yes)

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