when to tell school you are transferring?

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boblawblog
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when to tell school you are transferring?

Postby boblawblog » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:09 pm

if i transfer from school A to B, when do I need to let A know that I am transferring? or do they know automatically once i sign off on B's SIR?

SMU2013
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Re: when to tell school you are transferring?

Postby SMU2013 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:16 pm

Once you know you are transferring 100% for sure, then tell the school whenever you want. It would also be a good idea to tell the professors you like, especially those that wrote you letters of recs, that you are leaving. Basically, just don't burn bridges and you will be fine.

CanadianWolf
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Re: when to tell school you are transferring?

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:19 pm

There is a definite deadline if you have already registered for Fall classes in order to withdraw/transfer without any financial penalty. Ask your current law school's Registrar.




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