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How to say no to dental school?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by f20cdentist, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. f20cdentist

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    Could you guys give me some tips on how to write a decline letter to the school that accepted you? I just want to find a polite way to tell them but I really don't know how. Thanks
     
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  2. darius99

    darius99 Senior Member
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    thank you but i have decided to enroll elsewhere
     
  3. OceanBlue

    OceanBlue HA! I knew it.
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    just send 'em an email and say you decided to go elsewhere
     
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  4. DDSY

    DDSY Bright Lights at Night
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    Thanks Don:thumbup:

     
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  5. SugarNaCl

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    I agree with the above posters. I mean I'm sure you are a good candidate and all, but there are tons of others out there. Trust me, the school won't lose sleep over you no matter how stellar you are.
     
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  6. Drill2Fill

    Drill2Fill DentalStudentWannabe
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    Something along the lines of it's me, not you. Try to let them down easy.
     
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  7. OceanBlue

    OceanBlue HA! I knew it.
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    :laugh::laugh:
     
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  8. KingChris

    KingChris Junior Member
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    Hows this:

    To: [insert dental school]

    I just feel that we are growing apart. Maybe we weren't ment to be in the first place, but it sure has been a hell of a journey. I have to confess something though--I've found another school. We're just more compatible together, and we appreciate each other more. I know you'll turn out okay though, there's a lot of other candidates out there, and I'm sure you'll land on your feet and find the right one's for you. Thanks so much for understanding. No really, it means a lot. Well.....ummm....I guess I'll see ya around or somthing......Oh and try the Hot Pockets, they're breathtaking, they really are.
     
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  9. djeffreyt

    djeffreyt Senior Member
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    text message the dean
     
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  10. Ething

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    Haha. This is the best idea.
     
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  11. Veneto

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    I would go and find someone who was rejected and make a copy of their rejection letter. Then turn it around to where you are the rejoctor not the rejectee and send that in.
     
  12. vellnueve

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    I just mail in the enrollment agreement with the "decline" section filled in.
     
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  13. jackbauer!

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    Try this...

    I am sorry, but due to the strong credentials at others schools, I am unable to offer my tuition and attendance for the class of 2011. I am clearly aware of your strong program and desire to train future dentists, and the fact that I am unable to accept your offer in no terms indicates the strength of your program. With over 20 dental schools to choose from, it was a decision not made incredibly easy. I wish you the best of luck in your pursuit of other well qualified students. And although I was your first choice, I am sure you will find an alternate that will bring to your school what Im bringing to another.

    Sincerely,
    f20cdentist
    Class of 2011, Elsewhere
     
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