need advice please!


LLMkate
Hello everyone! I was recently accepted to a few schools and paid the 500$ deposit to one of them. BUT... A few days later the conditions under which I was about to study in the US changed, leading me to thinking about going to another school. I was wondering if it is possible to withdraw my enrollment to the first school or if the consequences are going to be too bad (going through the discussion boards I read a few discouraging comments). I know it is called "commitment deposit", but what happens if things take a different course in life? Obviously, I would not expect to get the deposit back, my concern is the consequences regarding the response I will be getting from the school I initially enrolled to. Any tips and advice are welcome. Thank you very much!
Hello everyone! I was recently accepted to a few schools and paid the 500$ deposit to one of them. BUT... A few days later the conditions under which I was about to study in the US changed, leading me to thinking about going to another school. I was wondering if it is possible to withdraw my enrollment to the first school or if the consequences are going to be too bad (going through the discussion boards I read a few discouraging comments). I know it is called "commitment deposit", but what happens if things take a different course in life? Obviously, I would not expect to get the deposit back, my concern is the consequences regarding the response I will be getting from the school I initially enrolled to. Any tips and advice are welcome. Thank you very much!
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This happens all the time. Contracts, as they say, were made to be broken. But you're right, you won't get your deposit back.
This happens all the time. Contracts, as they say, were made to be broken. But you're right, you won't get your deposit back.
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petersta
break the contract. you'll lose your deposit but it has no other consequences.
break the contract. you'll lose your deposit but it has no other consequences.
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tato2010
If you think that your situation might change next year, ask for a deferral. If not, just let them now what happened and give up your seat; you're only gonna lose the $500.

Good luck!
If you think that your situation might change next year, ask for a deferral. If not, just let them now what happened and give up your seat; you're only gonna lose the $500.

Good luck!
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MAB79
If there were further consequenses than losing your 500USD deposit, they would not just mention that you lose the deposit as a consequence in case you change your mind...so, no worries....
If there were further consequenses than losing your 500USD deposit, they would not just mention that you lose the deposit as a consequence in case you change your mind...so, no worries....
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LLMkate
Thank you so much all of you! You have been extremely helpful!
Thank you so much all of you! You have been extremely helpful!
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