I was admitted to a non-MSTP school - It's my first admission, and I don't expect to hear from any other schools for a month... The problem I have is that the school wants a decision from me within the next two weeks, which is extremely frustrating. 1. Are they allowed to have require such a short turnaround? 2. How can I politely say "I need to see where I stand at other institutions" without being a jerk. I don't like being a jerk. It is a problem I have.