Parent info?

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tallgaloot
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Parent info?

Postby tallgaloot » Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:51 pm

I am filling out applications for schools and almost all of them ask for "parent info." I no longer live with my parents and I ahve not even told them I am going to law school yet. This section is optional, do I risk something by clicking the "Choose not to answer" square?

tallgaloot
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Re: Parent info?

Postby tallgaloot » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:28 pm

Bueller?

CaptAdams
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Re: Parent info?

Postby CaptAdams » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:33 pm

I filled it out for several schools. None have contacted my parents, so I wouldn't worry about it. That said, I don't know if it would harm you if you selected "Choose not to answer."

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Re: Parent info?

Postby YankeeFan2 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:34 pm

I am a non-traditional student (mid-30's) and haven't lived with parents for many years. I left that section blank and/or marked the box optional. I did call a few schools I was most interested in attending first and spoke with someone in admissions to see if it would have an effect of not. After speaking with them, I felt very comfortable in not including the information. I would suggest calling the schools you are most interested in and getting their take. Good luck!




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