Question about deferring

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Balthy
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Question about deferring

Postby Balthy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:28 am

Hi,

I'm currently studying for the LSAT and want to apply this fall. However, I'm also applying to a few MBA and Masters in Fin. programs right now, which, if accepted, I could start this Fall and end Spring '15. If I got accepted to a good law school this upcoming cycle, would they find my finishing an MBA a valid reason to defer matriculation? Perhaps the answer is obviously "yes," but I'm worried they would wonder why the hell I didn't just apply next cycle, or apply to JD/MBA programs, or worse yet, they would consider me a fickle, unworthy peasant and renege on their offer. Any thoughts/insight is appreciated. Just don't tell me I'm over thinking this :mrgreen:

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Re: Question about deferring

Postby mg7 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:39 am

Why DO you want to apply this fall?

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Re: Question about deferring

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:44 am

Some schools will defer for 2 years. More will defer for one year. Some will find a MBA or MFin a plenty good enough excuse, some want a life-threatening illness or mission to the ISS. You can only ask. There's really not enough data on deferrals to make good predictions.

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Re: Question about deferring

Postby Balthy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:07 am

mg7 wrote:Why DO you want to apply this fall?



Impatience, wanting to get it out of the way. Judging by the other post, looks like it might not be a good idea.




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