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Waterloo Optometry 2012 Cycle

Discussion in 'Pre-Optometry' started by tmorowat, Jul 12, 2011.

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  1. neuronerd1337

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    Well, I found this for Canadian Board Exams which includes international and US Optoms. I couldn't find any American Board Stats though. http://docs.ceo-eco.org/dm/cache/documents/CSAOdocs/2008_CSAO_Results_Analysis_Summary_Report.pdf
  2. nensis

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    anyone else just waiting for 9?
  3. merciless3

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  4. zumango

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    Omg, this is killing me!

    Is that normally when the decisions are posted?
  5. nensis

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    reading the threads from last year, that's the impression that I got... good luck everyone!
  6. zumango

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    Anyone? Mine still says application... :(

    !!!!!
  7. nensis

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  8. merciless3

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    Is anyone planning to call?
  9. nensis

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    no I don't think I will, I mean after all they did say late march I just really thought it would be today given it's been the first firday in march for the past 3 years...
  10. merciless3

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    They said we would learn about the decision in early march and the mails would arrive in late march
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  12. dragon123

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    Maybe it will be updated throughout the day :S
  13. nensis

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    thats odd, I swear during my interview day (Saturday afternoon) they said late march! I hope you're right though, can't handle too many more restless nights!
  14. zumango

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    Well, I guess I'll check a few times today to see if anyone else got accepted, but that makes me feel ALOT better that I'm not the only one! lol
  15. merciless3

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    Last year the first post was at 6:18 AM. So I'm waiting for another 5 min and stopping this obsessive compulsive checking thing.
  16. nensis

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    I think I'll do the same, either way I think we'll get an e-mail a little while later
  17. dragon123

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    Yea same! I was really looking forward to knowing already! Oh well...
  18. nensis

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    there are SO many people viewing this thread right now! everyone is just waiting for someone's status to change!
  19. merciless3

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    uggh I don't really get it. Why don't they just put an end to our misery earlier? I mean they are only dealing with 300 students (vs. 2000-4000 applicants to medical schools). Why why whyyyy?
  20. nensis

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    I agree! I wish they gave us a date. I wouldn't even care if it was in late March as longs as I know when to expect it!
  21. dragon123

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    Maybe were all on the wait list! bahaha jokes! That's impossible!
  22. nensis

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    ahhh I think im going to stop pressing refresh every 10 seconds! anyone else just going to check back later?
  23. zumango

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    lol Agreed... that being said, I probably won't make it through the day without checking again... lol
  24. Eyeloveeyes20

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    lol i know what you mean. i am having trouble not checking every 1-2 hours..
  25. basketjammer

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    yup, still says "application" for me as well.

    I called the admissions office last week letting them know that Quest, under the transcript section, still listed "desired" under the status of my transcript. I was afraid they hadn't received my latest transcript. The lady on the phone told me "I don't think we use Quest...", and told me they had everything they needed from me.
  26. Ubc101

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    I think it might be safe to say that we won't be finding out until next week... Unless anyone has heard of emails being sent over the weekend. Its going to be a long weekend though
  27. limegreen18

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    i had such a restless sleep last night thinking today was the day!!! gahh!!! well atleast now we have no ideas of when we will know so we just have to wait it out...maybe next friday.. such a painful wait though.
  28. merciless3

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    This is brutal.
  29. Eyeloveeyes20

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    pleeasse not the last week of march.
  30. merciless3

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    Let's mass bother the admissions office!
  31. dragon123

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    lets!!! Then they'll feel pressured! Last couple years it has been released on quest the first Friday of March so this is weird!
  32. Caerulus

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    My bad, I think I originally meant to direct that question at you.

    Either way, thanks for the info. The OD's I shadowed were either from Waterloo or Pacific and they all had good things to say about their schools. I guess its always hard to choose between 2 good things
  33. tmorowat

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    I hope that that does mean getting the letters in the mail, because I'd also like to find out earlier on in March...
  34. Eyeloveeyes20

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    another restless nighttt
  35. zumango

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    Yep! What are the chances they post tomorrow? lol I wonder if this is a friday phenomenon?
  36. limegreen18

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    i guess tomorrow could be the day, but i have a weird feeling it is a "friday thing". Not sure why...but maybe i'm wrong! P.s im too nervous to check quest so i'm religiously reading this to wait for the first "ACCEPTED!" lol. and even then i probably will be too nervous to check. sigh..
  37. merciless3

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    Yup another restless night. =(
  38. merciless3

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    I tried calling them last Friday but it was automatically directed to answering machine.

    I was wondering if a current student could update us by asking the admissions officers in person and telling us whether its gonna be in late March or soon. That would wonderful if someone could actually do this.
  39. celtic3

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    As students we have no exact idea on the timeline of the admissions process and with being in classes all day we rarely see any of the admissions officers, if at all. I know it is really hard to be patient to find out if you are admitted or not, but I am sure that no amount of phonecalls/emails will result in any other answer other than "late march". If they are following a similar timeline to previous years then it should be shortly that applicants start finding out via quest. I was a religious quest-checker around this time, but it made it that much sweeter when that applicant status changed to admit. Try your best to be patient, and when this feed does start to explode with excitement of the first admittances, congratulations to those of you who got in and see you next year!
  40. Eyeloveeyes20

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    looks like a friday thingg
  41. Ubc101

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    Hopefully this Friday! Getting hard to maintain concentration on current classes with all this anticipation
  42. Twinkle Twinkle

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    Lol i joined this website just so i could be part of the hype when we find out~~~ :laugh:
  43. arktl134

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    the suspense is killing me!
    just wondering if anyone else is in this situation.. So i go to school in Hamilton right now, and my landlord wants to know if I'll be signing the lease for next year. The deadline for signing and sending in post-dated cheques is mid-march but I don't know if I'll be staying in Hamilton next year because these results haven't come out yet!!!

    anyone else here having trouble with housing?? any suggestions?:)
  44. Eyeloveeyes20

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    Hey! I am sort of in the same situation. I accepted NECO and I would like to start looking for a roommate, housing and LOANS but I have put that all on hold for waterloo. So far I missed out on 2 great appartments that I wanted. I guess all we can do is wait and hope they don't wait until end of march because that could mess some people up. It says online that all decision letters will be mailed by mid-march. Late march would be terrible. It would be right before exams and I would loose out on more good NECO deals for housing. :(
    Lets hope decisions are made this friday!!
  45. dragon123

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    Did you have to place a deposit for the NECO acceptance?
  46. Eyeloveeyes20

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    yep, deposit is 500$ to secure your position. Boston is an amazing city and I really loved NECO. Going there would be a great experience and there are several other Canadians in the class. I'm just waiting on Waterloo and then I'll make my decision..or it will be made for me lol !
    Either way, I'm excited to figure out what I am doing next year and to start getting ready for it:)
  47. sugarandspice

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    Me too...I just want to know where I'll be in the fall. I believe neco said there were over 35% Canadians in the incoming class last year.
  48. nensis

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    I go to school in Hamilton too and am having the same problem! I has to let my landlord know on march 1st if id be moving out in may. If i'm coming back for the summer of another year I'l have to find a new place :(
  49. Eyeloveeyes20

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    yeah I know eh! It's hard to be excited for Boston when were still waiting on Waterloo.
  50. merciless3

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    I'm in the exact same situation :S All the good apartments in Boston are being taken. :(

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