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Asking to be removed from wait list

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Asking to be removed from wait list

by lb1986 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:27 am
I was wait listed at one of my top schools and asked to contact them and discuss my wait list. After three weeks I still haven't heard anything from them back, even when they mentioned on the letter that they would get back to me right away. In the meantime I got accepted at my top school and now will write the first school in order to tell them to remove me from their wait list. My question is, should I mention that I lost interest in their school due to their lack of communication with me? Or should I just ask to be taken of the wait list without providing any reasoning behind this?

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by machichi » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:19 pm
It sounds like you're annoyed and want to let them know, but what purpose would it serve? Just send a letter asking them to remove you from the waitlist. Any more than that would be overkill.
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by lb1986 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:09 pm
Good call, thanks Machichi.

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by ronaldo7 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:44 pm
Another way to "express your anger" is not to tell them at all. If they didn't bother to contact you, then you don't owe them anything.