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Not applying to a school that paid for a visit?

sbjdorlosbjdorlo Registered User Posts: 4,791 Senior Member
edited November 2011 in Hispanic Students
Have any of you (or your kids) not applied to a school that paid for a visit? My son visited Lehigh through the DAP program, and while he liked it ok, he doesn't really think he would want to attend. Is that really awful if he doesn't apply?
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Replies to: Not applying to a school that paid for a visit?

  • entomomentomom Registered User Posts: 23,662 Senior Member
    Not a paid visit, but D1 attended a paid summer program at Grinnell the summer before sr year and did not apply. The school and town were too small and isolated for her.

    IMO the reason for these trips and programs are to see if the school is right for the student, there is no obligation to apply. If he really doesn't think he would want to attend, it's better to not apply and give other students who are interested a chance at the available spots.
  • sbjdorlosbjdorlo Registered User Posts: 4,791 Senior Member
    Thanks, entomom. We needed to hear that.
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