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rachelwang712
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from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:39 am

I originally applied ED to Duke. But due to some unexpected changes of my financial situation, I wrote to them about changing from ED to RD cause I will have to look at other schools if they give me a good scholarship. so would it affect me negatively?

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby kalvano » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:40 am

Yeah, they probably aren't going to like that too much.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:43 am

even if I explained my situation? Duke is still where I want to go most but without a scholarship, it would be hard for me to go to any law school. I am an international student so loan does not apply here.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby Veyron » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:47 am

Yah, I think you just wrote your way out of a Duke acceptance.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:49 am

Veyron wrote:Yah, I think you just wrote your way out of a Duke acceptance.


oh no...
one of my friends told me they would not offer scholarship to ED so I wrote to them to make this change.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby FryBreadPower » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:52 am

rachelwang712 wrote:
Veyron wrote:Yah, I think you just wrote your way out of a Duke acceptance.


oh no...
one of my friends told me they would not offer scholarship to ED so I wrote to them to make this change.


This. At the end of the day if you wrote yourself out of a sticker acceptance it wouldn't have made a difference anyways; it sounds like (from what you have described) you wouldn't have gone anyways.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby Grizz » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:53 am

rachelwang712 wrote:
Veyron wrote:Yah, I think you just wrote your way out of a Duke acceptance.


oh no...
one of my friends told me they would not offer scholarship to ED so I wrote to them to make this change.

Pretty common knowledge round these parts. Hope it works out for ya.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:55 am

FryBreadPower wrote:
rachelwang712 wrote:
Veyron wrote:Yah, I think you just wrote your way out of a Duke acceptance.


oh no...
one of my friends told me they would not offer scholarship to ED so I wrote to them to make this change.


This. At the end of the day if you wrote yourself out of a sticker acceptance it wouldn't have made a difference anyways; it sounds like (from what you have described) you wouldn't have gone anyways.


if they offer me a scholarship, i would. but i am worried that the fact I applied ED would virtually diminish my possibility to get a scholarship to zero.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:55 am

i mean if i started as a RD applicant, my stat might get me in.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby FryBreadPower » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:58 am

rachelwang712 wrote:i mean if i started as a RD applicant, my stat might get me in.


No use in using this logic unless you know a thing or two about time travel. If you couldn't possibly apply with no-scholarship ED than you made the right move. It probably hurts that you had to make that move given your circumstances. Your chances may be hurt a little but you had no choice, all you can do is cross your fingers and hope for the best.

Best of luck.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:02 am

FryBreadPower wrote:
rachelwang712 wrote:i mean if i started as a RD applicant, my stat might get me in.


No use in using this logic unless you know a thing or two about time travel. If you couldn't possibly apply with no-scholarship ED than you made the right move. It probably hurts that you had to make that move given your circumstances. Your chances may be hurt a little but you had no choice, all you can do is cross your fingers and hope for the best.

Best of luck.


Thank you. I know I should have considered it more thoroughly before submitting the application.
Please forgive me Duke.

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Re: from ED to RD

Postby r6_philly » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:57 pm

At least one person did this at Penn and got in last year. With some money I think. Don't know about Duke.




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