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change interview dates & dec 1st acceptances

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Dr. Kulkarni, Oct 29, 2002.

  1. Dr. Kulkarni

    Dr. Kulkarni Member
    7+ Year Member

    Aug 5, 2002
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    2 questions:

    1. is it bad to change an interview date? for example, if i schedule a temple interview for jan 10 and then 2 weeks from now, i hear from upenn and want to do them the same weekend but there are no openings (for upenn), would it be bad if i changed the temple one?

    2. say you get in by dec 1st to some schools but haven't interviewed at the others you're waiting on. most schools i think have a 45 day grace period where you have to let them know if you want to accept their acceptance and thus, have to put down a HUGE deposit. how are you guys handling this? are u just gonna be put down deposits (non refundable by the way) just in case you don't get into the schools you're waiting on?

    any info would be appreciated. thanks.

    - kulkarni
  2. AcidETCH

    AcidETCH UPENN SDM '07
    7+ Year Member

    Oct 16, 2002
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    1. Rescheduling shouldn't be a problem. If they ask, just tell them that some unforseen personal circumstance just took place and that you would appreciate it if they could reschedule you in earlier/later.

    2. Yes. Sometimes you just have to lose a "little" for the chance to be where you want to be later on.

    Good luck.

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