Did anyone turn down Harvard's offer ?


amstel

Did anyone turn down HLS' offer ? if yes, which school have you chosen ?

Did anyone turn down HLS' offer ? if yes, which school have you chosen ?
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jw

I sent a letter to Harvard stating as follows:

"Thank you for your letter offering admissions. Due to the large number of highly qualified schools offering me graduate admissions for the 2006-2007 academic year, competition was intense. Unfortunately, I regret to inform you that your offer of admissions was not successful.

I wish Harvard Law School the best of luck in its future endeavors."


I sent a letter to Harvard stating as follows:

"Thank you for your letter offering admissions. Due to the large number of highly qualified schools offering me graduate admissions for the 2006-2007 academic year, competition was intense. Unfortunately, I regret to inform you that your offer of admissions was not successful.

I wish Harvard Law School the best of luck in its future endeavors."
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asterion

hahah good one JW.

I'm turning down Harvard's offer and going to Stanford's IP LLM. I spoke with Jeanne Tai to thank her and to let her know of my decision a couple of days ago. I will confirm this by Monday. BTW, Jeanne is very very nice.

I don't know if it was a good call, but I don't regret it, since I would really like to focus my studies in IP/tech law. Anyway, it was definetely a tough choice to make (I also had a 7500 grant from HLS and nothing from SLS).

good luck to you all!

hahah good one JW.

I'm turning down Harvard's offer and going to Stanford's IP LLM. I spoke with Jeanne Tai to thank her and to let her know of my decision a couple of days ago. I will confirm this by Monday. BTW, Jeanne is very very nice.

I don't know if it was a good call, but I don't regret it, since I would really like to focus my studies in IP/tech law. Anyway, it was definetely a tough choice to make (I also had a 7500 grant from HLS and nothing from SLS).

good luck to you all!
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JW: You are a dude... That one's a classic

JW: You are a dude... That one's a classic
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ivan2006

JW, man, that one was great!!! That´s one of the best posts ever placed in this site!

(And some people say that people here doesn´t have sense of humor...)

JW, man, that one was great!!! That´s one of the best posts ever placed in this site!

(And some people say that people here doesn´t have sense of humor...)
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deni

JW, just loved it. You go man!

JW, just loved it. You go man!
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jw

well, a nice, polite letter goes a long way.... :-)


well, a nice, polite letter goes a long way.... :-)
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amstel

Jw... Is it a joke or you really did it ?

Jw... Is it a joke or you really did it ?
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deni

Well, those are the exact terms of the rejection letter they sent to us. So, why not to use the same beautiful and polite words to try to explain how really sorry one of the applicants is for rejecting such valuable offer.
This is the best idea ever!

Well, those are the exact terms of the rejection letter they sent to us. So, why not to use the same beautiful and polite words to try to explain how really sorry one of the applicants is for rejecting such valuable offer.
This is the best idea ever!
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tmalmine

I turned Harvard down and will be going to Yale instead.

I turned Harvard down and will be going to Yale instead.
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siggy

JW - that's hilarious!


JW - that's hilarious!
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anushka

Jw, please tell me you actually sent the letter hahah

Jw, please tell me you actually sent the letter hahah
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Hi there!

I also turned down HLS' offer....It was not an easy thing to do, but I was offered a Grotius Scholarship in NYU and I accepted it because I want to focus exclusively on international law. Living in New York city also influenced my decision...

I agree with Asterion: Jeanne Tai is very, very nice! The fact that she called me on the very same day that I had to make my decision made it even harder for me to say no to HLS!!!

Regards,

Luciana

Hi there!

I also turned down HLS' offer....It was not an easy thing to do, but I was offered a Grotius Scholarship in NYU and I accepted it because I want to focus exclusively on international law. Living in New York city also influenced my decision...

I agree with Asterion: Jeanne Tai is very, very nice! The fact that she called me on the very same day that I had to make my decision made it even harder for me to say no to HLS!!!

Regards,

Luciana
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apch

I'm turning harvard down for yale

I'm turning harvard down for yale
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AJ

jw, way to go man! That was right out of the top league.

jw, way to go man! That was right out of the top league.
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Jess2006

Hi there,

JW, loved your response! I turned down Harvard (and Yale btw) for Chicago.

Jess

Hi there,

JW, loved your response! I turned down Harvard (and Yale btw) for Chicago.

Jess
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Paul

Hey Jess, this is a bit unusual. Can you explain us why? I turned Harvard down for Stanford.

Hey Jess, this is a bit unusual. Can you explain us why? I turned Harvard down for Stanford.
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paedrarmy

i will turn down harvard for oxford.

i will turn down harvard for oxford.
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siggy

I'm considering turning down Harvard.

I'm considering turning down Harvard.
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amstel

siggy, for which reasons are u turning HLS'offer down ? and which school would you attend instead of HLS ?

siggy, for which reasons are u turning HLS'offer down ? and which school would you attend instead of HLS ?
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