Withdrawing this late?

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mathlete
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Withdrawing this late?

Postby mathlete » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:48 pm

So after a long hard decision I'm still somewhat torn on, I've decided that the school/program I've accepted is not what I want to do. I want to take the year to reassess my options, work a little, and reapply to different schools/programs.

Thus, I want to withdraw, but I feel somewhat horrid about it considering how late I've decided. Does anyone know if this will be a problem in the future (especially with applying next year - obviously not to the school I'm withdrawing from)?

Any advice is appreciated

tnoviell
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Postby tnoviell » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:28 pm

I feel the same way, but I think it's worth giving things a year, even if it's just to build more recommendations and references and such to build the resume.

mathlete
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Postby mathlete » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:42 pm

So you don't figure it's too late to withdraw?

tnoviell
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Postby tnoviell » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:45 pm

I don't think so, but you should consider staying for a little while, at least, and getting some references and stuff.

mathlete
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Postby mathlete » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:23 pm

You're probably right, but I'm just afraid that if I go there I'll just "settle in" and never leave. And I really don't want to go there for 5-6 years.

tnoviell
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Postby tnoviell » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:27 pm

Never settle in life ;)




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