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2011-2012 Rosalind Franklin Application Thread

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2016)' started by Sammich117, 05.22.11.

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  1. gville90

    gville90 5+ Year Member

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    Congrats bud! You deserve it :) More invites to come!
     
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  3. Apark34

    Apark34 2+ Year Member

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    I completed my secondary on 7/19, received complete email 7/20, small pooled 8/8, interview 8/23. Hope it helps!
     
  4. okazaki86

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    Complete 7/14
    Entered screening 7/18
    Small Pooled 7/29
    Interview Invite 8/25

    Hope that helps, everyone :)
     
  5. WisdomDoc

    WisdomDoc 5+ Year Member

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    Complete: 7/18
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    ....heard nothing yet....:(
     
  6. alexfoleyc

    alexfoleyc Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    When I submitted my secondary, they sent me an email saying they received the secondary app. Now, is this the same email as "the your app is complete" email or do I receive another email saying my app is now complete?
     
  7. snow88

    snow88 2+ Year Member

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    same dates as me, i am still waiting too :(
     
  8. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist Chasing Greatness 2+ Year Member

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    I was pooled on 7/13 and haven't heard anything yet, so don't feel too bad.
     
  9. Local Native

    Local Native Go ahead,try to look away 2+ Year Member

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    Any advice on how to get from O'hare to the RFU area other than a cab or the Metra? The Metra just seems really out of the way.
     
  10. EricMont

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    O'hare is rather far from North Chicago. North Chicago is close to the Wisconsin border and so you would be better off (cost-wise) to take the Metra. A cab from O'hare to North Chicago would run you like 150-200 dollars.
     
  11. Local Native

    Local Native Go ahead,try to look away 2+ Year Member

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    Actually I called American Taxi and it would cost about $50
     
  12. karmayogi

    karmayogi 2+ Year Member

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    pooled 7/18 here too and no word yet....
     
  13. EricMont

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    oh yea, some of those taxis have flat rates, either way it is up to you
     
  14. citrusguy2010

    citrusguy2010 2+ Year Member

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    finally pooled here. i was very nervous for a bit there...now the wait continues!
     
  15. candbgirl

    candbgirl Junior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Try flying into Milwaukee. You can sometimes get cheaper flights. I'm sure you can get a taxi or even get a limo to pick you up and take you down there and then back.
     
  16. PeterPesto

    PeterPesto 2+ Year Member

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    You can fly into Milwaukee or Chicago and take the Metra. I live in Chicago, and plan on taking the 30-minute train to North Chicago, the night / afternoon before.

    Also, keep in mind that their clinical sites are in Chicago, so the commuting distance is reasonable.
     
  17. Apark34

    Apark34 2+ Year Member

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    There is another email that says they have received everything and that your app is complete. It's this...

    Dear Applicant;

    This email is to notify you that your materials have been received, and your application is complete. The next step in the process is the screening stage. When your application enters screening, our office will send you an email confirmation. CMS notifies applicants of status changes through email and/or mail.

    If you have any questions, please email the Admissions Office at [email protected].

    Thank you,

    CMS Admissions Office
     
  18. panda07

    panda07 5+ Year Member

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    anyone choose their interview date yet?
     
  19. MacNCheesy

    MacNCheesy MD, Class of 2016! 2+ Year Member

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    Yep! Got my first choice date. Headed to N. Chicago in roughly a month!
     
  20. panda07

    panda07 5+ Year Member

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    whens your interview date?
     
  21. MacNCheesy

    MacNCheesy MD, Class of 2016! 2+ Year Member

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    Sorry, I don't really want to put my exact date on the thread for anonymity's sake.
     
  22. mauer

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    The school is kinda out of the way, I think the metra then a cab is going to be your best bet if you do not want to rent a car.
     
  23. safamd

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    Hi everybody,
    so I got my interview invite for September and starting to prepare myself. Does anybody have any ideas as to what questions we should expect???
     
  24. Apark34

    Apark34 2+ Year Member

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    Good old SDN providing all our neurotic needs :p There's some toughies, but from the variation in questions asked I would say that either there are a few crazy interviewers or some ppl are being a bit dramatic on their surveys. Have fun!

    http://www.studentdoctor.net/schools/?view=allopathic
     
  25. KeepOnSwimmin

    KeepOnSwimmin Challenge Accepted. 2+ Year Member

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    Seems like I'm a little late here, but...

    Complete: 8/9
    "Small" pooled: 8/31!!!

    Woo hoo for crossing the first hurdle :D Let the waiting continue... :yawn:
     
  26. citrusguy2010

    citrusguy2010 2+ Year Member

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    +1
     
  27. dadaism

    dadaism 2+ Year Member

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    Received an interview invite, but not sure if I will attend at this point due to other school invites and costs. Any current students who could offer up an opinion on the program quality?
     
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  28. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist Chasing Greatness 2+ Year Member

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    Interview! :D:D
     
  29. Sasbo

    Sasbo 2+ Year Member

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    CONGRATS! :thumbup:
     
  30. MegMurry

    MegMurry 5+ Year Member

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    Congrats Steve! Me too. I AM SO EXCITED. This application cycle has already surpassed my expectations. Here's hoping it goes well! :luck:

    (Timeline:
    Complete: 7/25
    Entered Primary Screening: 7/26
    Small pooled 8/18
    II 9/1)
     
  31. YMD

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    where do you guys check the status of your application?
     
  32. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist Chasing Greatness 2+ Year Member

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    Thank you both and congrats to you too, idf!
     
  33. alohomora1

    alohomora1 muggle

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    First Interview! Pooled 8/23 :)
     
  34. by604

    by604 5+ Year Member

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    Excited to interview here in a month:love::love:!!! Good luck to everyone:luck::luck::xf:
     
  35. fastEXcaper

    fastEXcaper 2+ Year Member

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    +1+1+1 :xf: GL!
     
  36. KeepOnSwimmin

    KeepOnSwimmin Challenge Accepted. 2+ Year Member

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    Small pooled: 8/31
    Interview invite: 9/1!!!! Woo hooooooo! :love:

    There's no status website, they just update you on each step of your app (complete, under review, pool, etc) by e-mail!
     
  37. DVolle

    DVolle 2+ Year Member

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    Interview invite today as well. Congratulations all!!
     
  38. apoptosis123

    apoptosis123 5+ Year Member

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    Interview! Small pooled 7/18
     
  39. VvnDoc

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    I want an interview from here so bad!! Congrats to all who is interviewing!
     
  40. kansaskid

    kansaskid too school for cool 7+ Year Member

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    I think I'm still in the screening process, but I hope I hear something soon! congrats on the interviews :)
     
  41. ppappui

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    I wonder why some screeners take longer than others to review a file; and by longer, I mean wayyy longer lol. It's weird how ppl who completed/pooled in August receive interview invitations before ppl who completed/pooled in June and July. Not just this school, but other schools as well
     
  42. hurricane123

    hurricane123 2+ Year Member

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    does anyone have detailed information about their curriculum? i'm having trouble finding information on their website. Thanks!
     
  43. crazyasian

    crazyasian 5+ Year Member

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    complete 8/9, primary screening 8/10. Fingers crossed for an interview invite soon. Seems like an awesome school.
     
  44. SBAKSHI

    SBAKSHI 2+ Year Member

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    Still no communication from them. Complete here since August 12th. Although my new score came in on August 30th. Maybe, that is the reason?!? Can anyone chime in?
     
  45. mtmed

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    I would say yes..of course this is speculation, but if they were waiting on a score they would probably hold off reviewing until it came in...
     
  46. hydrogen1

    hydrogen1 5+ Year Member

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    crazyasian 5+ Year Member

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    wow I need more sleep. posted virtually the same message days from each other
     
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  49. Silverfalcon

    Silverfalcon Do It 2+ Year Member

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    So just a quick question: when you guys completed secondary for Rosalind Franklin, you had to pay in order to get the secondary right? In other words, there is no more paying once you submit the actual secondary.

    It's just weird for me to have paid first to get the secondary - other schools ask for payments when I submit the secondary. I just don't want to be charged twice for $105.
     
  50. alohomora1

    alohomora1 muggle

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    Correct. You only pay the one time to get into the application.
     
  51. hydrogen1

    hydrogen1 5+ Year Member

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    Haha, ya. You can notice a wide range of acting talents, but I guess I learned a little bit about Life in Discovery for the essay? maybe:laugh:

    Whatever, it's over with now. Just submitted, and waiting for that complete email!
    :luck::luck::luck: good luck, everyone I'm stoked!
     

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