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2011-2012 Tufts Application Thread

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

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  1. luckyducky87

    luckyducky87 5+ Year Member

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    I did write something in the optional essay, although of course no one can say if that mattered or not. I didn't write a "why Tufts" essay, but I wrote something about my life experiences I hadn't mentioned before
     
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  3. mmm12345678

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    allright thanks a lot for the reply. I really dont know what to include for the an additional comments, i think i covered or at least touched on everything in my primary app. if they wanted a why tufts essay, i think they would've asked that, or am I wrong?
     
  4. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    I received an invite and left the prompt blank.
     
  5. Matteo

    Matteo THAT guy 5+ Year Member

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    +1
     
  6. mmm12345678

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    awesome, thnaks for the reply and good luck on your interview:thumbup:
     
  7. Maineac

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    Does anyone know when the interview invites start going out for the Tufts Maine Track program? Has anyone gotten an interview for it yet?
     
  8. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    They started a while ago.
     
  9. SBAKSHI

    SBAKSHI 2+ Year Member

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    Also, what about MD/MPH program? Are there any of those applicants on here? I would find myself lucky if I am the only one in that program :D
     
  10. nucleophilic

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    Does anyone know how Tufts feels about "in the area" emails/phone calls?
     
  11. 0919mmk

    0919mmk 5+ Year Member

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    Maine Track interview invite!

    I'm on my way
    Home Sweet Home!

    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WAZ60xA9wo&feature=related[/YOUTUBE]
     
  12. R1MD

    R1MD 5+ Year Member

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    mmk--- Congrats! I really like the Maine program and hoping for a shot. When were you complete?
     
  13. 0919mmk

    0919mmk 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks! I was complete first week of August. The earliest interview dates offered at in Oct, for anyone whose curious.
     
  14. blkwmnmd

    blkwmnmd Cry me a river... 5+ Year Member

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    i also wrote something in the optional essay...
     
  15. blackhawks77

    blackhawks77 5+ Year Member

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    I am interested in knowing this as well...
     
  16. soccrwon

    soccrwon 2+ Year Member

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    The secondary website is down for me. Le sigh. :(

    Any other late applicants on the thread? Woot woot!

    Congrats to all those with interviews!!!!
     
  17. OomeedoO

    OomeedoO 2+ Year Member

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    We're in the same boat! How late do you actually think we are?? I still have 12 more secondaries! 29 schools wasn't the best idea... Anyways, hopefully the sites back up tomorrow. Finishing up the diversity essay now. Goodluck to everyone at their interviews!
     
  18. cmr1992

    cmr1992 2+ Year Member

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    Yeaaaa, I am a late applicant as well. Was waiting for a new MCAT score, which went up 6 points. (SO HAPPY!) I completed the secondary on Friday (9-16), received the audit email today (9-19), and am now just patiently waiting.


    This is one of my dreams schools. I live in a small suburb in the midwest, and lovveee big cities and would loveeee to live in Boston for grad school.
     
  19. Yraqi

    Yraqi 2+ Year Member

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    That auditing process stinks. They've had my LORs for ages. Blegh.
     
  20. OldMan707

    OldMan707 2+ Year Member

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    Just sent in an "in the area" email, will keep everyone posted on the success or lack there of. Figured since some people have been successful with this I might give it a shot, and being from CA this would be a huge help since these east coast trip are really expensive.
     
  21. member88

    member88 Member 2+ Year Member

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    I sent an "in the area" email 29 Aug (complete 26 July) and got a response the next day:
    "Thank you for your update message and for your interest in Tufts University School of Medicine."

    No word since.
     
  22. dirkenator

    dirkenator 5+ Year Member

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    I too am a late applicant. Its all good. Just send it in.
     
  23. ialwayslose

    ialwayslose 2+ Year Member

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    does Tufts send out complete emails? When I check my application status on their applicant portal, it says I am complete, but I haven't received any notification
     
  24. therunner12

    therunner12 5+ Year Member

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    Read the thread.
     
  25. togaedere

    togaedere 5+ Year Member

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    I received one. I completed the secondary around August 24th or so, and got a complete email on September 1st, if that helps.

     
  26. kpcrew

    kpcrew Banned Banned 2+ Year Member

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    jesus at first i thought you meant you got an interview invite already
    i was so disappointed for a second
     
  27. ABQ9988

    ABQ9988 2+ Year Member

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    I was complete in mid July and don't recall receiving an email from Tufts about this. Anyone else who applied in July received a complete?
     
  28. citrusguy2010

    citrusguy2010 2+ Year Member

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    yea i got it
     
  29. FattySlug

    FattySlug 5+ Year Member

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    Should I apply to this school now or it's too late already? 3.64, 3.7 33M from CA. Thanks.
     
  30. R1MD

    R1MD 5+ Year Member

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    Yes, I got the complete email about a day after the audit email. Submitted in July, audit/complete first week of August.
     
  31. togaedere

    togaedere 5+ Year Member

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    Hahaha.. yeah.. no.

     
  32. Slamchowda

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    3.84 GPA/35 MCAT

    Submitted 8/5

    Still waiting to hear back as well...
     
  33. chicitie

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    anyone know anything about the student hosting program??

    I just emailed today about it but I was wondering if anyone has participated in it!

    PS: Goodluck to everyone waiting on an interview email!
     
  34. ssaiyan

    ssaiyan 2+ Year Member

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    I'm very excited! I was complete 9/1.
    Interview will be mid/late Nov sometime as I'm hoping to hear back from more east coast schools.
     
  35. velleityx

    velleityx 5+ Year Member

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    congrats! what are your stats? i was complete around the same time so i'm curious
     
  36. Ormm

    Ormm 2+ Year Member

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    Interview invite!
    Can't wait to visit Boston =D!
     
  37. bbstrauss

    bbstrauss 2+ Year Member

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    i really hope they have more interview batches to send out...losing hope.
     
  38. TheUltimate12

    TheUltimate12 2+ Year Member

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    It is not even October yet. Keep your chin up!
     
  39. ssaiyan

    ssaiyan 2+ Year Member

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    My stats are bit embarrassing: Low gpa (like really low but upward trend and from a top 5 institution depending on who you ask), my MCAT is avg (maybe even low for SDN) but this is my 3rd interview so I must have something going for me.

    if you're super curious, you can PM me.

     
  40. ssaiyan

    ssaiyan 2+ Year Member

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    if you lose hope, what else is seriously left? Seriously keep your head up and see my post above. I prolly shouldn't even be applying this cycle according to a lot of people but I've got a **** ton of hope!

     
  41. chicitie

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    Definitely in the same boat as you - just because you have lower stats doesnt mean these schools are out of reach!
     
  42. NYCmedschoolapp

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    OOS Interview invite!!! 3.5-3.6 30Q :D Very happy!!
     
  43. DDX2k

    DDX2k 2+ Year Member

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    Samesies! When did you all sign up for your interview? I'm on Nov 10th
     
  44. NYCmedschoolapp

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    11/15 :)
     
  45. asrikrishnan

    asrikrishnan 2+ Year Member

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    Congrats on the interview invites! Looks like they are finally interviewing people with more modest numbers so that is hopeful for the rest of us non-superstats students!
     
  46. tpsych

    tpsych 2+ Year Member

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    Just to give hope to others with "below average" stats.

    cGPA about 3.1
    sGPA about 3.6
    MCAT 29Q

    interviewing 10/18 !!

    Good luck to everybody
     
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  47. centrigeugle

    centrigeugle less qq, more pew pew 5+ Year Member

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    Complete mid september, no love yet. :[
     
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  48. tarheel2011

    tarheel2011 2+ Year Member

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    Interview invite this morning! Really excited to get some Boston love :)
     
  49. kautionwirez

    kautionwirez Hadoken! 7+ Year Member

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    congrats!

    complete 8/2/11. still waiting :xf:
     
  50. keepontryin

    keepontryin 2+ Year Member

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    When did you apply?
     
  51. NYCmedschoolapp

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    Complete around 8/10 or so.
     

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