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Questions related to delaying matriculation until a later date.

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Deferring Admission to reapply for some PhD programs next year

This question is related to one of my previous questions: Changing University in First year of Phd I just completed my senior year. I have been accepted to a grad school (say University X). I want ...
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Deferring admission to a computer science graduate program

Background: I have the opportunity to pursue a Computer Science graduate degree at a well respected program (around top 20). I spoke with the professors at the university and I feel like I am a good ...
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Why would a grad school not want me to defer admission?

I have been accepted to a fairly competitive online computer science-related graduate program (in the US). It is a part-time program geared toward working professionals. During the application process,...
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Can I accept two federal fellowships simultaneously and defer one?

I recently received both an NSF and an NDSEG fellowship. I see that I am not allowed to accept funding from both fellowships, but I wonder if it is possible to do something like: accept both, put the ...
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Is it okay to explore other grad school options while deferring admission for other reasons?

So the school that I got into for m PhD program offers a simple admission deferral process that I'd like to apply for, for personal reasons (I don't want to use this post to discuss whether or not I ...
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Is deferred enrollment normal or acceptable to graduate programs? What are the acceptable reasons for it? [duplicate]

I am an undergraduate student majoring in computer science. I am currently doing graduate (Master's) program application for top US universities. However, just now I get a pretty nice research ...