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Why Is it That Schools Like the University of Michigan Defer Everyone Who Applies Early Action?

JordonChessBoyJordonChessBoy Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
Why don't they just reject people they know they probably won't admit later on? It's torture having to wait 4 1/2 months to get a decision. Why do they put students through this?

Replies to: Why Is it That Schools Like the University of Michigan Defer Everyone Who Applies Early Action?

  • austinmshauriaustinmshauri Registered User Posts: 8,072 Senior Member
    I'm sorry you got deferred. According to the Brown website, college defer students so they can consider them in the larger pool of RD students. I think when colleges defer students it means they aren't ready to reject them, but they aren't ready to admit them either. Make sure Michigan knows you're still interested, but focus on the other schools you applied to in case it doesn't work out. Good luck.
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