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sco1726
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Applying while holding a seat?

Postby sco1726 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:11 pm

I accepted a seat at a T-14 school but deferred to the fall of 2013 to work for a year. I'd like to apply to a slightly higher ranked school in the upcoming cycle, though. I know that the seat deposit form that I signed said that I wouldn't do this, but does anybody know if this is something that schools actively police for their deferred students? That is, would holding a seat at another school create problems for me in the upcoming cycle, or would I just stand to lose my seat deposit? Thanks!

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Yeshia90
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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby Yeshia90 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:23 pm

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby dingbat » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:09 pm

sco1726 wrote:I accepted a seat at a T-14 school but deferred to the fall of 2013 to work for a year. I'd like to apply to a slightly higher ranked school in the upcoming cycle, though. I know that the seat deposit form that I signed said that I wouldn't do this, but does anybody know if this is something that schools actively police for their deferred students? That is, would holding a seat at another school create problems for me in the upcoming cycle, or would I just stand to lose my seat deposit? Thanks!

Please, go ahead and free up a spot for someone else

if you get caught violating the agreement that you signed, you will not get into any law school. If somehow you get in, but this gets noticed during C&F, you might have a tough time explaining the matter (and there's a good chance you won't get admitted)

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby mr.hands » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:53 pm

Are you kidding me?

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby top30man » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:55 pm

Yeshia90 wrote:[img]picardfacepalm.jpg[/img]

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby Yukos » Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:01 am

Yeshia90 wrote:Image


180.

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby bp shinners » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:49 am

sco1726 wrote:I accepted a seat at a T-14 school but deferred to the fall of 2013 to work for a year. I'd like to apply to a slightly higher ranked school in the upcoming cycle, though. I know that the seat deposit form that I signed said that I wouldn't do this, but does anybody know if this is something that schools actively police for their deferred students? That is, would holding a seat at another school create problems for me in the upcoming cycle, or would I just stand to lose my seat deposit? Thanks!


If you're caught, you will not be accepted at any respectable school. You need to fix this, yesterday, if you can.

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Re: Applying while holding a seat?

Postby ThreeRivers » Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:08 pm

Hello sco1726,
Unfortunately you made a binding agreement with the school that you WOULD not start applying other places.

IF for some reason you have decided that you do not want to go to that school / would like to apply other places you can attempt to try to explain your situation to XXXX school and ask if you can get out of this agreement BEFORE you apply anywhere. Who knows, they might be understanding, but they might not be.

You cannot continue to "hold unto a seat" as a backup plan in-case your other applications don't work out. It won't end well.

Best of luck!




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