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Meaning of Withdrawal Application?

Hey, I came across the term 'withdrawal application' during my college application process and I'm a bit confused. Can someone explain what it means and under what circumstances might an applicant have to withdraw their application? Thanks!

7 months ago

Hi there! A 'withdrawal application' simply means that a student has chosen to remove their application from consideration by a college or university. This can be done for a variety of reasons, such as a change in plans, a decision to attend a different college, or even just a change in personal circumstances that may affect the applicant's ability to attend that specific institution.

In some cases, students might decide to withdraw their application after receiving a better offer from another college, or perhaps they realized the college they applied to isn't the right fit for them after all. Additionally, students applying through Early Decision or Early Action programs may choose to withdraw their applications from other colleges if they have been accepted to their top choice, as they are committed to attending that institution.

To withdraw an application, generally, students need to contact the admissions office directly and inform them of their decision to withdraw their application. It's important to do this in a timely manner to allow other candidates a chance at available spots.

7 months ago

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