Deferring Grad School?

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Deferring Grad School?

Post by hiwasaki » Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:48 pm

TLDR: Has anyone successfully deferred admission to grad school? and if so how did you do it?

I am a double major in math and physics, and I will be attending a one-year Master's program in Physics next fall (applied in fall 2019). I also applied to math PhD programs (applied in fall 2019) and got some offers. My hope is to have the PhD offer deferred so that I can go to the one-year program and then come back.
Ive read in some schools' policies that they accept under "academic-related circumstances." Do you think going to a physics program is an appropriate reason for deferring a math PhD program? Also, who should I consult this to first (during open house)?

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Re: Deferring Grad School?

Post by Cyclicduck » Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:59 pm

I know someone who just ask anyone and if they're not the person they will send you to the people in charge of such can even do so through email.

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