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Question Letter of Intent is OK or should I wait for contract?

I received a prematch.

Do I have to withdraw from the match after receiving the letter of intent? or wait until every paper work is done?

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The letter of intent is enough.

Even an official email from the program director or the program coordinator is enough.

These communications are legally binding and they can't change their mind later.

You don't need to wait for the contract. Go ahead and withdraw from the match.

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The letter of intent is enough.

Even an official email from the program director or the program coordinator is enough.

These communications are legally binding and they can't change their mind later.

You don't need to wait for the contract. Go ahead and withdraw from the match.

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But why to withdraw now? you still have tell Feb 22 to withdraw! wouldn't be more reassuring to wait tell receiving the official contract ?
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thank you , I already signed the letter of intent, so I'm just waiting for them to send the contract.
Just want to make sure before withdrawing from the match.
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I received a prematch.

Do I have to withdraw from the match after receiving the letter of intent? or wait until every paper work is done?

thank you for your help
It would be very generous and kind of you if you share ur steps experience, specialty u applied to, program you got accepted at, any usce.
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I applied on 12/27/2011 my step 1 83 step ck 99 Cs passed all first attempt. YOG 2008 IMG . 30 Program applied. 1 year working as medical assitant in private office. pre match offered 1/12/2011.
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I applied on 12/27/2011 my step 1 83 step ck 99 Cs passed all first attempt. YOG 2008 IMG . 30 Program applied. 1 year working as medical assitant in private office. pre match offered 1/12/2011.
Thanks for ur earlier response, which specialty did u apply for ? And which program offered the prematch ?
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Congratulations and goodluck!
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I applied to FM, the program is in new york.
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