What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

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niederbomb
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What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby niederbomb » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:33 am

If you were admitted, would schools hold that against you when you reapply the next cycle?

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Re: What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby casey224 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:13 pm

Well they did accept you once, so obviously they liked what they saw. However, when you reapply I would explain very clearly why you withdrew the first time (and this should be a very valid reason), and reassure the school that you fully intend to enroll if accepted again. The school is worried about its percentage of accepted students who enroll going down.

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Re: What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby akili » Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:16 pm

niederbomb wrote:If you were admitted, would schools hold that against you when you reapply the next cycle?


I've done this at quite a few schools this year (disclaimer: I have a shiny new LSAT score) and it hasn't made a difference at all.

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Re: What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby SilverE2 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:33 pm

akili wrote:
niederbomb wrote:If you were admitted, would schools hold that against you when you reapply the next cycle?


I've done this at quite a few schools this year (disclaimer: I have a shiny new LSAT score) and it hasn't made a difference at all.


Is BU one the schools you did this at? Because that's what I did this last cycle/this cycle, I too have a shiny new LSAT score, I got into BU last cycle, and like you, I've been under review for a fucking eternity.

Maybe BU holds it against people? :-/

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Re: What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby akili » Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:40 pm

SilverE2 wrote:
akili wrote:
niederbomb wrote:If you were admitted, would schools hold that against you when you reapply the next cycle?


I've done this at quite a few schools this year (disclaimer: I have a shiny new LSAT score) and it hasn't made a difference at all.


Is BU one the schools you did this at? Because that's what I did this last cycle/this cycle, I too have a shiny new LSAT score, I got into BU last cycle, and like you, I've been under review for a fucking eternity.

Maybe BU holds it against people? :-/


Nope, I didn't have a prayer at BU last year. I AM a little sick of being under review though!

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Re: What happens when you withdraw and reapply?

Postby Bumi » Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:57 pm

akili wrote:shiny

So sorry for the hijack, but I just love it when she says that.




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