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  1. okgo2503

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    So I've finally decided which school I would like to attend next year. :D I have withdrawn all my other acceptances except for the other one I was deciding between. I was ready to email my withdrawal to them as well, but then being the paranoid, over-worrier that I am, I thought maybe I should email or call the school that I will be attending to make sure everything (deposit, etc.) went through first so I don't end up hung out to dry after May 15. :eek: I thought easiest would be to just call and say that I was checking that everything was okay before withdrawing from everywhere else, but then I thought maybe to email so I would have it in writing. I don't know what exactly to say if I email though? What do you guys think would be best? Thanks :hardy:
     
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  3. Jolie South

    Jolie South is invoking Domo. . .
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    dude, i was you like 3 weeks ago. :laugh: i wouldn't worry about it too much. i dropped all my acceptances and no worries here.

    i would say that a deposit receipt is probably sufficient proof that you accepted their offer of admission. i paid deposits online and received a confirmation e-mail every time.

    however, if you really want, you could call the admissions office to make sure your deposit was received.
     
  4. Nebulus2012

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    I hear you both on this one. I was holding two acceptances and waiting to hear back from 9 other schools that I interviewed at. My top choice accepted me, so it wasn't a really difficult decision per say. Rather, I was nervous that something would go wrong and I would end up without a seat anywhere. Also, didn't it feel strange withdrawing from schools that you had previously prayed would accept you? I know I felt this way when pulling my application from Tufts!
     
  5. curious lately

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    I felt the same just two days ago when I finally made my decision and withdrew from other schools. It was really tough to shake the paranoia feeling and actually hit send. Also I felt really bad turning down one school which had given me a scholarship and is a really awesome place. In the end, there is life after withdrawal and I survived to tell about it.
     
  6. HanginInThere

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    What they said.

    It's like pulling of a band-aid - just grit your teeth and hit send! It's scary, but once you've done it you'll feel great.
     
  7. TheRealMD

    TheRealMD "The Mac Guy"

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    I fired mine off yesterday. Do it. It feels so good to know your destiny!
     
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    172858 America = The New Texas

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    i can understand where you're coming from. after working you a$$ off for so many years, it's a weird feeing to actually turn medical school admission offers down.
     
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    Also, some schools have been sending me stuff consistently throughout the past few months. If that is happening to you, you can assume that they have your deposit.
     
  10. emcee1109

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    Hey guys,

    Did you withdraw your acceptance by snail mail, e-mail, or a phone call?
     
  11. 1956Goldtop

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    Via e-mail, and they have always at least responded back letting me know I've been withdrawn.
     
  12. SCRdoc

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    It was hard to let go. But I agree, it feels good to finally focus on the school you'll be attending.
     
  13. bruinator

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    I don't know if it's just me, but UCD hasn't sent me anything about a deposit...
     
  14. EpiPEN

    EpiPEN Aegis of Immortality

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    uh oh
     
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    you don't have to pay money to hold a spot there, but they should have sent you a worksheet that you send back to them.
     
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  17. benzenesmiles

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    how did you word your withdrawal letters?
     

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