FeuerFrei wrote:Do people think putting a seat deposit down early (before March) would increase or decrease your chances at $$$? Would this send the signal that you're definitely going and they don't need to entice you, or would they want to give money to someone that has demonstrated an interest?
I think it would decrease your chances. Putting a deposit down doesn't merely demonstrate interest; it demonstrates you've made your decision. That's not what you want UVA to know when they're choosing who to give scholarship money to.