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any new nycom info??????

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Osteopathic [ DO ]' started by eanisis78, 01.14.06.

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  1. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    anyone get any new nycom info?? acceptances, rejections,interviews??
    i haven't heard someone getting an acceptance recently!!!
    also does anyone know if they have a minimum grade requirement for one class. i got a D in one class
     
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  3. HunterGatherer

    HunterGatherer HunterGatherer Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    There was an adcom around mid December. Adcom was supposed to meet this past week. That is the reason for such little activity.

    was the D in a pre-req?


     
  4. yasha83

    yasha83 Member 5+ Year Member

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    I just got in yesterday! sooooo hold on, news is comin'!
     
  5. lilzelda

    lilzelda Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Don't worry about the D, if it was a big deal to them they wouldn't have interviewed you
     
  6. jmv10

    jmv10 Member 7+ Year Member

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    I'd say the D doesn't matter since they gave you an interview. i reapplied this year (and got in!) after retaking a class in which i had received a D. they told me after being rejected last year that i could not get an interview with a D. i retook the class, got a B+, and got accepted this year. it probably depends on the course also. I'm sure you'll do well because the fact that you got an interview means that your grades and numbers are not a problem (my interviewer told me this at one point when i was defending my academic performance...). good luck!
     
  7. Jezzielin

    Jezzielin Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Are they done giving out inteviews?
     
  8. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    they are absolutely still interviewing.. at least till may.
    by the way has anyone heard of anyone rejected from NYCOM.
    i need to start meditating or something to achieve some level of patience here!!
     
  9. HunterGatherer

    HunterGatherer HunterGatherer Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    someone posted that during interviews they were told that those who are rejected do not receive a letter at all. This questions seems to pop up about NYCOM with each interview season. It seems like they just leave a lot of people hanging.
     
  10. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    Ms. Croot, who happen to be cute, told me that they only send out accept or reject letters right now. Waitlists arn't sent out till later.


    I wonder if shes married? ;)
     
  11. lilzelda

    lilzelda Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    I remeber when I recieved an e-mail from her I pictured her to be some old woman with gray hair and when I was waiting to check in for the interview I peaked in her office to see who she was and I was like...damn!!! :laugh:
     
  12. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    has anyone heard of a rejection from NYCOM?
    any new acceptances//??
     
  13. NUKid

    NUKid Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Hey guys,


    Can someone tell me the name of the director of admissions at NYCOM...is it still Michael Schaffer??


    NUKid
     
  14. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    I thought the director was Ms. Croot....I hope its not Mrs. Croot!! :love:
     
  15. HunterGatherer

    HunterGatherer HunterGatherer Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    From what I knew:

    Rodika Zaika - Director of Admissions
    Taryn Croot - Associate Director of Admissions
     
  16. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    You are right Hunter....I looked on my letter. Sorry about the confussion.
     
  17. Timbo0984

    Timbo0984 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Rumor has it, those interviewed at NYCOM are almost in, other schools use the interview as another judging method, but i have heard that at NYCOM it is more to confirm you fit in and show you around. After the interview, i heard 90% get in, 5% rejected, and 5% dont hear anything till may when they are told they are on the waiting list, or they never hear. Has someone this year been rejected? Please say so, or else it may be it is safe to assume you can't be rejected if interviewed?
     
  18. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    You can be rejected. However, it is probably way to early for them to start rejecting large numbers of interviewees. Also to keep in mind, the whole pre-med population is not representated on SDN. Good luck
     
  19. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    so, it nycom is not in the habbit of early rejections why does it take them so long to send a response.
     
  20. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    No one said there isn't a chance of being rejected. First off, I was told directly by Ms. Croot that the ONLY two letters being sent out are rejection letters and acceptances. If you are waitlisted, you will niot hear for a while. If you have been waiting greater than a month, it would probably be smart to give NYCOM a ring.
     
  21. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    i know i'm just being a baby b/c i hate waiting.
    i'm studying for the april mcat, so it would be really nice not to take it!!!
    and b/c i thought my interview went well li'm losing incentive to study properly if you know what i mean ;)
    i'm just a general underachiever i guess :p
     
  22. USArmyDoc

    USArmyDoc 5+ Year Member

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    If you felt your interview went well I bet you are in. Like everyone else said, if you interview this early and don't absolutely BOMB it you are sitting nice for an acceptance. When did you interview? I am pulling for you!!
     
  23. KateGia

    KateGia OMS-III 5+ Year Member

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    I thought NYCOM was my worst interview, and I still got in. So I'd relax, and definitely give them a ring. Several people have said they found out over the phone.
     
  24. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    i interviewed on 1/5 with dr. may.
    when did you interview and when did you both hear?
    are you going to nycom???
    i thought it went well....
    so when do you think i should call or start to panic.
    i'm sitting here now doing bio for the mcat thinking i could so be enjoying the day had i gotten in.
    thanks so much for all your support.
     
  25. HunterGatherer

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    eanisis78,

    based on your PM you could give a call by Thursday if you don't hear anything. This way you may get some peace of mind and not have to worry about prepping for the MCAT.

    Ask them when you should get something in the mail so I don't have to call too :thumbup:


     
  26. KateGia

    KateGia OMS-III 5+ Year Member

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    I interviewed 11/30 and got my acceptance 12/24 (dated 12/20). I think it took a while to arrive because of holiday mail though. So it was about 3 weeks turnaround.
     
  27. Timbo0984

    Timbo0984 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Ladies and Gentlemen,
    We have figured out whY eanisis78 has not heard back from nycom yet. Having interview 1/5, this upcoming Thursday, the 26 marks the 3 week minimum nycom gives interviewees to receive a letter. Finding out sooner would be an anomaly. So say a letter is sent Thursday, by Monday we shall all know if eanisis78 was accepted to nycom and we can all sleep better at night.

    Eanisis78, I wish you the best of luck, you know I am just messing around, you'll def get in and be a kick ass DO, just hang in there. Good luck!
     
  28. JasonUD

    JasonUD PGY-I 5+ Year Member

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    Hey Guys! I just wanted to say that I got an Interview at NYCOM! The letter came on 1/14 and my interview is 1/26 in the morning session!! I'm psyched! Any advice?? I'll let you guys know how it goes!!!!!!!! Good luck on getting those acceptances! :D
     
  29. PlasticMan

    PlasticMan Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I will be there also :luck:
     
  30. yasha83

    yasha83 Member 5+ Year Member

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    be prepared to wait, they sit you down and call you two by two (two interviewers working at the same time). I would also suggest being aware of current events.
     
  31. HunterGatherer

    HunterGatherer HunterGatherer Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    read SDN interview feedback. Interviews at NYCOM are nothing to get stressed out about though.

    Don't forget to ask when was the last adcom meeting and when is the next one. :thumbup: :D

     
  32. PlasticMan

    PlasticMan Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    You got it.
     
  33. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    hey
    i am just anxious timbo!!!!!!!
    now i'm not gonna tell ya either way :eek:
     
  34. jellibelli

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    I just received my nycom acceptance letter!

    I interviewed on 1/11/2006.
     
  35. HunterGatherer

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    Woohoo! Congrats!

    I figured today to be the day. I did not get anything in the mail today. Hopefully tomorrow. I appreciate the update.



    Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!


    :thumbup:

     
  36. JO300

    JO300 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    I will be dissappointed if you did not get accepted.
    you love NYCOM.
    Good luck
     
  37. HunterGatherer

    HunterGatherer HunterGatherer Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    I have not decided on NYCOM or UMDNJ. I think both are great schools. Thanks for your wishes though. :D

     
  38. Timbo0984

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    Hunter,
    When did you interview? I was told the adcom meets around the 15th and 30th of every month...
     
  39. stacyij

    stacyij Road Runner 5+ Year Member

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    What was your MCAT scores, if you don't mind me asking?
     
  40. HunterGatherer

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    interviewed Jan 4th

     
  41. PlasticMan

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    Next adcom meeting is next week according to JasonUD. Nice meeting ya Jason. Best of luck!
     
  42. eanisis78

    eanisis78 Member 5+ Year Member

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    congrats on your acceptance!
    i am sooooooo jealous!!! your obvioulsy wowed them!!
    where are you from? is nycom your first choice..
    and for everyone who intervewed today, how did it go???
     
  43. JasonUD

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    Yup they said next week sometime for the next adcom. (I know this is redundant from PlasticMan but I just felt like posting, too!!)

    Good luck everyone that interview today!
     
  44. Timbo0984

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    Hunter,
    What was your MCAT, GPA, BCP, Interview impression.......Jan 4th and no news yet is quiet concerning......what state do you live in? Let us know.
     

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