Rescinding a Withdrawal?

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Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby CO2016YEAH » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:54 am

Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby NanaP » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:56 am

CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?



hahahahahaha what????!!

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby CO2016YEAH » Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:00 am

NanaP wrote:
CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?



hahahahahaha what????!!


Not really planning on this, just asking. Surely it has come up.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby NanaP » Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:08 am

CO2016YEAH wrote:
NanaP wrote:
CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?



hahahahahaha what????!!


Not really planning on this, just asking. Surely it has come up.


Well I would say, you should never withdraw from a school until you are 100% sure you have other options and do not plan to go there. But I would just contact the school and be honest, I would say something in the lines of you thought you were not being able to attend because of family reasons health reasons etc....give a reason why you could not attend and had to withdraw and why your circumstances have changed....

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby rwhyAn » Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:08 am

CO2016YEAH wrote:
NanaP wrote:
CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?



hahahahahaha what????!!


Not really planning on this, just asking. Surely it has come up.


I didn't withdraw per se, just never deposited to a school last year, and I contacted the dean of admissions two months after the deposit deadline to see if anything could be done and was told that there was still space if I wanted to enroll. You could always contact admissions. The worst thing they'll do is say no.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby PRgradBYU » Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:46 pm

CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?


LOL... no.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 20141023 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:04 pm

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby guinness1547 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:11 pm

Now I'm wondering if someone has actually done this.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 20141023 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:21 pm

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby FKASunny » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:27 pm

It could be the kind of scenario where someone gets accepted to a higher ranked school, withdraws, and then for some reason has their offer of admission rescinded from the higher ranked school. Could be that they lied during scholarship negotiations or on their actual application.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby CO2016YEAH » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:32 pm

kappycaft1 wrote:
guinness1547 wrote:Now I'm wondering if someone has actually done this.

I'm not sure, but I think we all know one person who is about to do this. :lol:


Lol. I'll let you know if I am successful.

Nothing shady going on here. I just have a step-child involved and the one choice would be long distance. I withdrew as the sig-o was not particularly receptive to the idea. She is coming around. Acted a little too quickly on that one.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:34 pm

PRgradBYU wrote:
CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?


LOL... no.


Challenge accepted.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 20141023 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:35 pm

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 04102014 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:41 pm

I've done this. Sad but true.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby guinness1547 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:47 pm

ohpobrecito wrote:I've done this. Sad but true.


Details?

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 04102014 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:00 pm

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby FKASunny » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:04 pm

kappycaft1 wrote:
ლ(ಠ益ಠლ) wrote:It could be the kind of scenario where someone gets accepted to a higher ranked school, withdraws, and then for some reason has their offer of admission rescinded from the higher ranked school. Could be that they lied during scholarship negotiations or on their actual application.

Whoah... You're getting pretty deep here, ლ(ಠ益ಠლ). Unfortunately, because most students reuse applications, the misrepresentation would likely be universal (unless they applied to Yale and had the same name as an Olympic gold medalist and lied and said it was them on just that one application). Either way, I know schools inform each other of ED admittance, so would they not sound the alarm for this sort of a thing as well?


I was thinking more along the lines of what happened at Michigan a while back where Dean Z called out someone for lying in scholarship negotiations. Some schools have specific essay questions, and an applicant could lie on one of those and not have lied on any other part of the application. I'm not saying it's common, but I could see it happen. At that point an applicant could be desperate enough to go to schools they previously had withdrawn from.

Thank you for spelling my name correctly.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 20141023 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:08 pm

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 04102014 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:29 pm

kappycaft1 wrote:
kappycaft1 wrote:
ლ(ಠ益ಠლ) wrote:It could be the kind of scenario where someone gets accepted to a higher ranked school, withdraws, and then for some reason has their offer of admission rescinded from the higher ranked school. Could be that they lied during scholarship negotiations or on their actual application.

Whoah... You're getting pretty deep here, ლ(ಠ益ಠლ). Unfortunately, because most students reuse applications, the misrepresentation would likely be universal (unless they applied to Yale and had the same name as an Olympic gold medalist and lied and said it was them on just that one application). Either way, I know schools inform each other of ED admittance, so would they not sound the alarm for this sort of a thing as well?

ohpobrecito wrote:I've done this. Sad but true.

Aww... I thought you were talking about the lying about being an Olympic gold medalist part. Your real version is much less exciting. :(


I can see how that would be a let down.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby Ti Malice » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:35 pm

There were people on TLS last spring who did this. I didn't pay much attention, but at least one person was successful. I don't remember the school (not a T14), but I do remember that the person was above both medians for that school.

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby CO2016YEAH » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:40 pm

Success!!!

I had already been admitted, it was only a couple days that have passed, and the deposit deadline has not yet passed. Gotta deposit by tomorrow at 5pm, though. : :lol:

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby PRgradBYU » Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:06 am

ManOfTheMinute wrote:
PRgradBYU wrote:
CO2016YEAH wrote:Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?


LOL... no.


Challenge accepted.


Do it! Become a legend. And then withdraw again.

CO2016YEAH wrote:Success!!!

I had already been admitted, it was only a couple days that have passed, and the deposit deadline has not yet passed. Gotta deposit by tomorrow at 5pm, though. : :lol:


Now I'm curious to know how you worded your withdrawal rescission. Deets?

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby 20141023 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:18 am

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Re: Rescinding a Withdrawal?

Postby SPerez » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:08 pm

rwhyAn wrote:[You could always contact admissions. The worst thing they'll do is say no.


TITCR

The last few years, about 2-4 weeks after the deadline I've sent out an email to admits who didn't deposit letting them know they have been withdrawn but that if they think that's a mistake to contact me. Both years I've had people respond asking if they could still pay their deposit. I don't know what they would have done had I not contacted them first, but I'm not trying to be a jerk about things. There's no benefit to me to be prideful or something and be like "Sorry, bro. Maybe that stuff flies at (insert law school here), but not in Lubbock!" (Having Kingsbury back has given everyone mad swagger around here...haha).

Maybe back in the day when classes were full and law schools were in the driver's seat (or at HYS, but even then there's a sliver of students that even they fight over and would welcome back in a heartbeat) a school might say no. But in today's atmosphere, no one is going to cut off their nose to spite their face.

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