Right now I'm waiting to hear from the schools I have applied to (all in northern CA). They have slightly different dates when they say they will notify me. What I'm wondering is how long do most schools allow before you have to make a decision?
Just for example: Say I hear from one program on Mar. 15 and I'm accepted. (I hope!) Ideally I'd also like to know if I'm into another program that doesn't notify me until April 7. Can I wait until I get other acceptances/rejections? Or do I need to give the first school my decision right away?
Thanks for any help on this.