Earlier this year I was accepted to Interlochen as an Emerson Scholar (full scholarship), but was also accepted to the BUTI wind ensemble and waitlisted for their orchestra. However, I recently received notification that I was accepted from the orchestra waitlist with significant scholarship (though not full tuition).
I'm much more interested in BUTI based on people I've talked to and reading past topics here.
How badly would it reflect on myself if I were to withdraw from Interlochen now? Would it forever blacken my name, or do these things happen more often than I think? My parents are advising to still go to Interlochen because it would be "morally wrong."