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Letter of Intent - help!

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by wannagraduate, Dec 22, 2005.

  1. wannagraduate

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    If I just want to hold my place at a school, what do I say in my letter of intent?? Do I just outright say, "This is to hold my place." or do I have to actually say, "I accept this offer."

    ??? Please help! I can't get in touch with the admissions office right now due to the holidays, and I just received the notification yesterday...and it's due Monday!!

    Thanks a lot!
     
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  3. Apparition

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    If you got accepted, you don't write a LOI, you just send it the deposit.
    LOIs are for waitslisters to tell a particular school that they will definitely attende if accepted.
     
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    If you got accepted, you don't write a LOI, you just send it the deposit.
    LOIs are for waitslisters to tell a particular school that they will definitely attend if accepted.
     
  5. wannagraduate

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    See, that's what I thought, but this is what the letter says:

    "An acknowledgement, in writing, of your intent will be required from you along with a deposit of $100 to reserve your place in the class."

    I just don't know what I'm supposed to say in this "acknowledgement". Thanks!
     
  6. Apparition

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    Wow, that's weird. Just say in the letter what you liked about the school and that you're excited to get the offer and you'll attend. I can't imagine this being legally binding.
     
  7. DeadorAlive

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    Just because they included "intent" in their wording does not mean you have to write a "letter of intent" as that phrase is understood here.

    A sentence or two to the effect of "Enclosed please find my deposit... to hold my place... thank you" will suffice.
     

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