Possible to change program I applied for at Georgetown?

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democrattotheend
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Possible to change program I applied for at Georgetown?

Postby democrattotheend » Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:13 pm

I applied to Georgetown in November, before I took the LSAT, so I put that I was interested in both part time and full time. At the time, I also thought I might be able to keep my job and go part time, but after talking with my boss we both agreed it wouldn't work. So I am only interested in full time now. Do you think I should call or e-mail to tell them that? My file just went complete 2 days ago and it doesn't look like it's under review yet. I think I have the numbers to get in full time but am afraid they might give me part time because I said I was willing to accept it. At the info session, they said checking both signifies that you are equally willing to accept either program, which I was at the time but no longer am.

My cousin said if I checked both and I had the #'s for full time they would give me full time anyway, but I don't know what he's basing that on. Do you guys think he's right, or should I do something to communicate to them that I am only/primarily interested in full time?

Neelio
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Re: Possible to change program I applied for at Georgetown?

Postby Neelio » Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:16 pm

democrattotheend wrote:I applied to Georgetown in November, before I took the LSAT, so I put that I was interested in both part time and full time. At the time, I also thought I might be able to keep my job and go part time, but after talking with my boss we both agreed it wouldn't work. So I am only interested in full time now. Do you think I should call or e-mail to tell them that? My file just went complete 2 days ago and it doesn't look like it's under review yet. I think I have the numbers to get in full time but am afraid they might give me part time because I said I was willing to accept it. At the info session, they said checking both signifies that you are equally willing to accept either program, which I was at the time but no longer am.

My cousin said if I checked both and I had the #'s for full time they would give me full time anyway, but I don't know what he's basing that on. Do you guys think he's right, or should I do something to communicate to them that I am only/primarily interested in full time?



When I applied to GTown, I originally checked the FT box only. I decided that to improve my chances of acceptance, I would need to apply to the PT program as well. I just emailed them the next day, and let them know I wanted to apply to both programs. They updated my status checker within 15 minutes and sent me a friendly email letting me know that it was no problem. Just let them know you want to change- it shouldn't be an issue.

democrattotheend
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Re: Possible to change program I applied for at Georgetown?

Postby democrattotheend » Thu Jan 07, 2010 5:22 pm

Neelio wrote:
democrattotheend wrote:I applied to Georgetown in November, before I took the LSAT, so I put that I was interested in both part time and full time. At the time, I also thought I might be able to keep my job and go part time, but after talking with my boss we both agreed it wouldn't work. So I am only interested in full time now. Do you think I should call or e-mail to tell them that? My file just went complete 2 days ago and it doesn't look like it's under review yet. I think I have the numbers to get in full time but am afraid they might give me part time because I said I was willing to accept it. At the info session, they said checking both signifies that you are equally willing to accept either program, which I was at the time but no longer am.

My cousin said if I checked both and I had the #'s for full time they would give me full time anyway, but I don't know what he's basing that on. Do you guys think he's right, or should I do something to communicate to them that I am only/primarily interested in full time?



When I applied to GTown, I originally checked the FT box only. I decided that to improve my chances of acceptance, I would need to apply to the PT program as well. I just emailed them the next day, and let them know I wanted to apply to both programs. They updated my status checker within 15 minutes and sent me a friendly email letting me know that it was no problem. Just let them know you want to change- it shouldn't be an issue.


Thanks for the info. I think that is what I will do.




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