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Can a med school withdraw my conditional offer

So I have 2 medical offers Alhamduillah , however recently I realised I wanted to take a gap year. I am not expecting whatsoever the unis to give me it as I recognise this is very late of me to ask. but I’m planning on emailing the med schools if it would be possible to consider me for deferred entry. However my only concern is that I’m scared the universities may think of this as very unprofessional and as a result withdraw my conditional offer. So should I Jjsy avoid this risk and not email them and ask them and instead try to just enter 2023 ?
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Reply 2
Send them an email. They won’t care. They can’t withdraw an offer. I emailed for one of my unis and they said unfortunate they can’t do it but my friends uni said they could do it for him
Original post by yasbro04
So I have 2 medical offers Alhamduillah , however recently I realised I wanted to take a gap year. I am not expecting whatsoever the unis to give me it as I recognise this is very late of me to ask. but I’m planning on emailing the med schools if it would be possible to consider me for deferred entry. However my only concern is that I’m scared the universities may think of this as very unprofessional and as a result withdraw my conditional offer. So should I Jjsy avoid this risk and not email them and ask them and instead try to just enter 2023 ?

No, they can't rescind an offer once made (they also can't change it without your explicit permission). Worst thing they can do is just tell you that they can't offer you deferred entry, and your original offer stands :smile:
(edited 10 months ago)
Reply 4
Oh right that’s great to hear, I was worried that it might end up becoming worse for me.
Reply 5
Which university did your friend successfully transfer?

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