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Postgraduate Study - if you don't accept an offer within the timeframe...? watch

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    Hey guys,

    I've applied for 3 masters programmes and have one offer so far.
    The problem is they have asked for a response within 4 weeks of that offer "or they cannot guarantee a place", but I would like to wait for the other 2 responses (one of which is from the same university but for a very similar course).

    I'm so unsure what to do.
    I'm scared to let that offer lapse past the 4 weeks to hear from the other courses, and then maybe get rejected from those?! Anyone heard of not responding to their course by the deadline but still getting accepted?

    Baring in mind the *actual* closing date isn't even until August.
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    (Original post by kohlie)
    Hey guys,

    I've applied for 3 masters programmes and have one offer so far.
    The problem is they have asked for a response within 4 weeks of that offer "or they cannot guarantee a place", but I would like to wait for the other 2 responses (one of which is from the same university but for a very similar course).

    I'm so unsure what to do.
    I'm scared to let that offer lapse past the 4 weeks to hear from the other courses, and then maybe get rejected from those?! Anyone heard of not responding to their course by the deadline but still getting accepted?

    Baring in mind the *actual* closing date isn't even until August.
    Do you pay a deposit to accept the offers? If not then accept everything. If you have to pay a deposit then ask for an extension to the deadline.
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    Thanks, I do have to pay a deposit so I've been told to hope for the best but that I might lose the place because the 4 weeks will have lapsed....
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    (Original post by kohlie)
    Thanks, I do have to pay a deposit so I've been told to hope for the best but that I might lose the place because the 4 weeks will have lapsed....
    Ask for an extension.
 
 
 
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