Asking for an extension?

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roundabout
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Asking for an extension?

Postby roundabout » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:36 pm

One of the schools that admitted me has an offer acceptance deadline of April 1st, but I'm still waiting to hear back from several schools. I know others are in this situation.
a) Any general thoughts on asking for an extension? I figure it can't hurt, and if they say no, I'm pretty much okay with withdrawing anyway.
b) Any sample extension requests anyone could PM me?

Thanks!

lshopeful3232
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Re: Asking for an extension?

Postby lshopeful3232 » Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:13 pm

sorry i have no good advice for you. would love to know the answer to this question too.

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Re: Asking for an extension?

Postby onthecusp » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:51 pm

I asked for an extension on a April 1st deadline and had it extended to April 15th. I simply told them I hadn't heard back from all the schools yet and wanted more time to make a decision. They said they understood and it wouldn't be a problem.

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Re: Asking for an extension?

Postby cao0008 » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:53 pm

I asked for an extension and they sent me a detailed e-mail telling me that the deadline was April 1st and the fee was non-refundable. Needless to say, I already paid.




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