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2011-2012 Penn State Application Thread

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2014)' started by Sammich117, 05.22.11.

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  1. chopped1989

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    Me too. I got marked complete pretty fast and received this by snail mail today. Today was a bad day: first Tulane rejection and then this. Oh well...Whatever happens, happens for the best even though I may not realize it now.
  2. citrusguy2010

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    got the continue to review letter and i got complete in like 3 days
  3. Snikkers

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    May the force be with you.


    andyup. I feel ya. got my BU rejection handed to me and then got this letter. :(
  4. penguinism

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    Got the "continue to review" letter this afternoon as well. I'm just bummed because PSU is my state school and they are supposed to want me! :p I'll be happy if they take me off hold, but I'm not holding my breath.
  5. n3xa

    n3xa "the anchor"

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    I already got my hopes up with BU this cycle, only to get my rejection letter a couple of days after the 30-day mark.

    We'll see. :xf:
  6. lovecereal

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    I received my "application complete" email yesterday, and now my status says:

    "Our records indicate that your application is complete, and is currently being reviewed by the Admissions Committee. You will be contacted by mail and/or phone during the next several weeks with its decision."

    Besides the snail mail rejection, has anyone actually received a phone call invite? or are they by email?
  7. ARE83

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    Never heard of a phone call for an interview invite - everyone here seems to have gotten them by email. Mine came 3 days after my application was marked complete, a lot of people seem to be within a week of going complete.
  8. rhcp90

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    first rejection via snail mail. 3.77, 36, complete mid august.
    already 3 interviews.. but kind of surprised they didn't just put me on hold.
  9. raltima07

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    Put on hold...
  10. DDX2k

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    Does anyone know if they have student hosts here? The lady I talked to when scheduling my interview said that there's a special hotel rate...is there anything other than that?
  11. BenzylAcetate

    BenzylAcetate Just Peachy

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    Got the "continue to review" snail-mail today, or ****-listed as I am calling it. Banking on a computer error that accidentally accepts me instead of a student with a similar name :xf:.

    Received the complete e-mail on 8/25
    Last edited: 09.22.11
  12. IntoTheWest

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    When did you receive a complete email?
  13. IDFsoldierboy

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    STOP SCARING ME FROM LOOKING IN MY MAILBOX! :scared: thankfully nothing yet but pa is a good distance from cali so it might be on its way...
  14. vb1

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    Got the "continue to review" letter yesterday as well. Complete 8/11.
  15. DrRower

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    Yeah, no joke. They've got me checking my mail (my ACTUAL mail, not my email) twice a day! No letter of doom yet . . . but it's only a matter of time, I'm sure.

    Submitted 7/29
    Complete 9/8

    Interestingly, I emailed them on 7/29 w/ an app question and they got back to me SEPTEMBER 16TH. That has got to be the longest turnaround I have EVER had on any email to anyone.

    Gawd help us if the whole school functions like that.
  16. IDFsoldierboy

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    I had the same response...I sent in my secondary 7/29 completed 9/9 and I emailed them 2 weeks before I got my complete email and I got a response earlier this week!
  17. NYCmedschoolapp

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    OOS interview invite a few hours ago :)
  18. serenade02

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    I submitted my secondary mid-Aug and still have not gotten a complete email. Does anyone know how long does it take? It's been over a month. thanks
  19. underdog427

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    serenade02....it might take a while....try calling them if it has been over 1.5 to 2 months.
  20. fireball12

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    I submitted my secondary on 8/7/11 and received a file complete email on 9/19/11.
  21. coffeekid15

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    Oh no, what happened to the theory that a long time between submitting and complete email = interview? It took me forevs to be complete here so I really liked that theory.
  22. DrRower

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    Well I think it's all just that -- a theory.

    I mean, this is what inevitably happens when you take a bunch of overachievers, have them throw in their bids for the most important event of their lives so far, and then say, "Okay, now just sit tight, cause there's NOTHING you can do at this point except wait."

    So we all sit here and over-analyze until we blow a fuse or something.

    I mean, I liked the theory, too. Maybe it'll work out for us :) Good luck!
  23. misc14796

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    submitted 7/29, complete 9/8

    received continue to review letter in the mail.... :(
  24. underdog427

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    uh oh....looks like the late complete email idea might not be right...
  25. NYCmedschoolapp

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    Not necessarily true! It took me 4-5 weeks to be complete, then an II 2 weeks later.
  26. underdog427

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    9/26..continue to review letter received.
  27. bvand086

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    Did all who received the continue to review letter receive both an email and snailmail?
  28. uiuc2012

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    Interview Invite!

    OOS, complete 9/9
  29. KLycos

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    II OOS Complete some time earlier this month

    3.54cgpa 3.42sgpa 31Q CA applicant
  30. Snikkers

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    Nope, just snail mail
  31. bvand086

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    damn thats annoying cause that will go to my parents house not my apartment at school.
  32. eleventwelve

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    agh still not complete! submitted 8/11....
  33. ibhst2007

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    first interview invite today after being put on 'continue' list during last cycle.
    submitted 8/25
    complete 9/06
    3.6, 36, in-state
    best of luck to all!
  34. shinny437

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    Interview Invite!!!
    OOS 27Q/3.83
    so excited!!!
  35. serenade02

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    Wow congrats Shinny437. When did you submit your secondary and got complete status?
  36. shinny437

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    Thanks!!!

    Submitted: 8/5
    Complete: 9/9
    II: 9/26
  37. WhiteSaille

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    Submitted: 9/1
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    Interview invite: today :love:

    My first invite and it's to one of my top choices... I was starting to worry that "complete by 9/1" was actually late. Panic attack averted.
  38. um2011

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    wow

    that's super fats! what was your stat?
  39. SDapplicant

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    submitted 8/8 complete today
  40. LittleLuck

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    I apologize in advanced if this has been answered before, but does anyone know the chances of getting an interview after being put on the continue to review list?
  41. KnicksAreBack

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    According to last year's thread...not very good at all. I'm in the same boat.
  42. GS Mikami

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    Interview invite here. Too bad it came after the other ones I have. I can't afford these long trips anymore.
  43. DrRower

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    Feel free to turn them down :p They'll invite one of us instead!

    (I only say that assuming you're stellar and a shoe-in at the schools where you've already interviewed!) Congrats on all the invites!
  44. GS Mikami

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    I withdrew my file about an hour ago. Good luck :thumbup:
  45. serenade02

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    Well my 5 weeks just past, going on to 6 weeks, and still no complete email yet. This does take a long time.
  46. lovecereal

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    :) :) :)

    submitted 8/4
    complete 9/19
    Interview Invite 9/27
  47. centrigeugle

    centrigeugle less qq, more pew pew

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    Submitted x, not complete yet.
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  48. Quaero

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    Submitted the same day and still not complete! :eek:
  49. Shemlon

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    I don't know if this is against any rules or not, but I got an interview set up for December 5. I'm just wondering if there are any current students I could talk to about staying at their place. The lady I talked to said they didn't have a student housing program. If you're open perhaps you should PM me.
  50. vman88

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    For people who got interviews, what hotel are you guys going to stay at?
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