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Hey everyone, 

I am wondering if anyone knows whether the April 1st deadline given by Ottawa is for a firm acceptance or provisional acceptance? I am leaning towards Ottawa, but also would like to know if it is possible for me to keep my options open a little while longer. Any insight is appreciated – thanks! 😊

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4 hours ago, HermioneG said:

Hey everyone, 

I am wondering if anyone knows whether the April 1st deadline given by Ottawa is for a firm acceptance or provisional acceptance? I am leaning towards Ottawa, but also would like to know if it is possible for me to keep my options open a little while longer. Any insight is appreciated – thanks! 😊

The April 1st deadline is for a provisional acceptance.

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4 hours ago, HermioneG said:

Hey everyone, 

I am wondering if anyone knows whether the April 1st deadline given by Ottawa is for a firm acceptance or provisional acceptance? I am leaning towards Ottawa, but also would like to know if it is possible for me to keep my options open a little while longer. Any insight is appreciated – thanks! 😊

Is Ottawa your top choice?

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1 hour ago, HermioneG said:

Hey ArchivesandMuseumsthank you for your response! That makes sense. 

Hi, Luckycharmit is definitely one of my top choices! However, I am waiting to hear from a few more schools before I make a final decision. 

Unless you are waiting for your top choice, you may want to consider withdraw your applications to school that you are definitely rule out.... this will help others still waiting anxiously.

e.g. your priority- OZ, U of T Ottawa, Queens, Windsor and Ryerson.

Now that you received an offer from Ottawa, you can keep OZ and U of T open and withdraw from the rest..

Just my suggestion.

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2 hours ago, Luckycharm said:

Unless you are waiting for your top choice, you may want to consider withdraw your applications to school that you are definitely rule out.... this will help others still waiting anxiously.

e.g. your priority- OZ, U of T Ottawa, Queens, Windsor and Ryerson.

Now that you received an offer from Ottawa, you can keep OZ and U of T open and withdraw from the rest..

Just my suggestion.

That’s a good suggestion, I know I was (and still am) really anxious about hearing back from universities. I am just waiting on one other Ontario school though. I’m from BC and only decided to apply to only a couple schools in Ontario! Once I give a firm acceptance, I do agree with you that it is a good idea to withdraw my other applications elsewhere - thank you for your input! 😊

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12 hours ago, HermioneG said:

That’s a good suggestion, I know I was (and still am) really anxious about hearing back from universities. I am just waiting on one other Ontario school though. I’m from BC and only decided to apply to only a couple schools in Ontario! Once I give a firm acceptance, I do agree with you that it is a good idea to withdraw my other applications elsewhere - thank you for your input! 😊

Once you gave firm acceptance to any Ontario schools, your applications to other Ontario Schools will be withdrew automatically.

however, you can "provisionally accept" and kept the school you are waiting "open"  until late June or early July.

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