April 7, 2007 at 8:33 PMI have a dilemma. A good dilemma, but a dilemma.
I've been accepted into Memorial University for their music program (yay!!!) with the recommendation of a very substantial scholarship. Now for the dilemma. I have to give my response by April 13th. I won't have even done my last audition at that point and I won't know the results of my second audition until the following week.
I'm ecstatic and a little confused about my next step.
When I applied to schools, I had the choice between McGill and Laurier. Obviously McGill is probably the best place to study in the country, but, Laurier gave me the president scholarship or whatever. Anyways, it was worth a lot of money. However, there are downsides to accepting. A) The city in both cases is not as good as something like UBC (so less culture, less exposure) B) Lower quality of peers. The quality of your peers is very important in your own development.
So, I think you should go somewhere else.
Pieter, I've followed up on yours via email.
Caeli, I do not know the exact penalties in regards to accepting and thing withdrawing but financially, I'm not in a situation where I can afford to put too much out and not get it back.
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