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Accept Wait List Decision???

colleger09colleger09 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
edited April 2016 in College Admissions
HI! i was wait listed for school x. If school x called me and i accepted their offer, what would be the consequences of after accepting, revoking my acceptance?
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Replies to: Accept Wait List Decision???

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 24,964 Forum Champion
    Not sure what you are asking. Are you asking if you accept another school, then get off the waitlist at X school, what are the consequences if you accept school X?
  • colleger09colleger09 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
    I am asking that if i have a wait list offer from school x, accept it, then get an acceptance from another school that i was accepted RD, what would the consequences of telling school x i will not be attending there? @Gumbymom thank you!
  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 24,964 Forum Champion
    You would probably just lose your deposit. Waitlist offers are not binding.
  • colleger09colleger09 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
    okay! thank you so much! @Gumbymom
  • happy1happy1 Forum Champion Parents, Forum Champion Admissions Posts: 23,360 Forum Champion
    It happens all the time. If you want to attend school X off the waitlist you send in your deposit and notify the school you initially deposited with that you will not be attending. As noted above, you should expect to lose your deposit at the first school. If you don't want to attend the waitlist school you can say no to the offer.
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