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Just wondering if anyone has been pulled off a waitlist for acceptance for 2012 cycle or in the past? I am on a couple waitlists and have received an acceptance, which makes it hard for prerequisite and moving decisions! What are some of your experiences? :)
 
  • OTLove

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    Congrats!! where was your acceptance to? I am on a few but have been told the odds are not good of getting off of them
     
  • AnxiousOT

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    Do not loose hope! I was rejected from all schools and waitlisted on one ( I think OTCAS messes up my application). The one school i was waitlisted on was my number 1 choice, and I applied independently. Thankfully last week I was accepted! Stay positive, and if waitlisted try to keep in touch with the programs which most interest you. That is what I did and it paid off big time!
     
  • member1019

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    I was accepted at Winston-Salem, which was a last minute application, so I don't know much about the school/program! Where were you accepted AnxiousOT? I've been trying to keep in touch without seeming a pain to the schools, but they don't seem open to giving extra info. Still hoping to get pulled off a waitlist soon! Thanks for the feedback : )
     
  • AnxiousOT

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    Rush University in Chicago. I called a couple times, sent in two additional letters of recommendation, a letter in the mail expressing my interest, and emailed stating my continued interest in the program and school about 6 weeks after being waitlisted. I made sure they knew who I was.
     
  • member1019

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    I was just accepted off the waitlist at Towson! So excited!
     
  • STHERE

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    I agree standing out from your peers on a waitlist, make a contact. Wait listed at Philadelphia University as soon as I applied and then called a few times expressing my interests and got in!
     
  • 2bOT

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    Quick question for all you lucky waitlist success stories - were you told your number on the waitlist? I'm just curious how deep into the waitlists some schools are going. Thanks!
     
  • member1019

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    They wouldn't give any info on rank. (Except for Toledo, they will give you a number.)
     
  • STHERE

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    They are not allowed to give you a number. Basically I was told there is two piles, a good pile and a crap pile. (She didn't say that, but more or less...) I was in the good pile with 74 other people!
     
  • stephaniepk87

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    i was just accepted off a wait list for my #1 school. ITS NOT TOO LATE
     
  • Toby Tulsa

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    Congrats! Where will you be attending? Also, wondering if you have been accepted to another program and now will free up a spot in that school?
     
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