1. LindaAccepted

    Medical Get Off That Waitlist!

    Landing on a school’s waitlist can be disappointing and even nerve-racking. As a result, waitlisted applicants sometimes let their anxiety or disappointment cloud their thinking, but if you’re waitlisted, try to stay calm and focused. Remember, if you’ve been waitlisted, you have not been...
  2. ApplyPoint

    Application Tips with Apply Point: Keep Up the Enthusiasm!

    If you're still waiting to hear from a medical school or you are on the waitlist, you can bolster your chances by continuing to demonstrate your enthusiasm for the program. After sending a letter of intent or update letter, consider the following ways to showcase your interest. Follow the...
  3. ApplyPoint

    Application Tips with Apply Point: Waitlist Strategy

    News you have been waitlisted at one of the medical schools on your list is disappointing. But the game isn’t over. "What are my chances of getting off a waitlist (in a good way)?” Your chances of getting off the waitlist are directly related to the school’s yield percentage. If, for example, a...
  4. F

    Waitlist vs. Adler Acceptance?

    I am currently in the admissions process for PsyD programs. The only acceptance I have received so far is with Adler in Chicago. However, I just received an offer for the alternate list at Mercer University. Im conflicted because I have to give a final decision to Adler on May 19th with a...
  5. crichard

    Reapplying- Personal Statement

    So I am currently waitlisted, but trying to prepare myself for re-applying this cycle. With that being said, I worked very hard on my personal statement last cycle. Would it be frowned upon to use it again? I plan to write new responses to all of the individual essays of course, but wasn't sure...
  6. D

    Strategic Alternate/waitlists

  7. S

    Holding positions at multiple hospitals?

    I've gotten interviewed at a few hospitals for their radiology certification program. I have no idea if I'll even get accepted into any of them, but I've been worried about the possibility that I could be accepted by at least two. The problem is when each will tell me if I've been...
  8. P

    UAMS 2022-23 Waitlist

    I'm new to this platform, I am waitlisted at UAMS. Has anyone else been waitlisted or has moved off the waitlist?
  9. A

    Waitlist HSPS Army

    Hello! So I got waitlisted for the HSPS army. I am quite disappointed but I got to face reality. I got accepted to one school and waiting to hear back from another one. And my gpa was decent and my dat avg. What are my chances of getting of the waitlist? Should I give up hope?
  10. E

    Sending an LOI to my top choice school. My partner's kids live in the area. Do I mention this?

    I recently was waitlisted at my top choice school, and I am writing a letter of intent. Although this school checks all of my boxes educationally, there's also the added layer that my partner's two young children live nearby the school. I have heard that schools want to hear if you have a reason...
  11. C

    Samuel Merritt DPT 2022-2023

    Hi! I just wanted to start a thread for those who have applied to Samuel Merritt’s DPT program this cycle. Samuel Merritt’s website said we should be hearing back in December. We can exchange info on if anyone has heard back or their number on the waitlist. Good luck to everyone!
  12. GettinAfterIt

    Post-Interview Acceptance Rate - Waitlist?

    Hi all, Does anyone know if those post-II acceptance trackers (pasted below) include waitlist spots? As in WL's that turn into A's? Like for Wayne State... did 61% of people receive a flat-out acceptance or were some placed on the waitlist first? Thanks!
  13. D

    Withdrawing enrollment after a better acceptance?

    Hi all, I am about 90% through the process of enrollment at a medical school (A). However, I just got accepted into my top choice (B) off the waitlist. I haven’t paid school A any money but I’ve gone through most of the paperwork. How do I proceed in writing an email saying I don’t want to...
  14. bubble21

    Holding Acceptances, But Holding Out For Waitlist Question?

    This might be a dumb question, but I am a bit of a neurotic pre-med, I can admit and would really appreciate some help clearing this up :) I currently hold two acceptances, but will be withdrawing one of them today. However, this is after the May 15th deadline. I'm a bit confused as to how the...
  15. C

    PUCO Second deposit

    Hi Everyone, I interviewed with PUCO in January and was placed on the waitlist. Does anyone know how much movement their waitlist normally sees? Also, is there a day that a second deposit is due for accepted students?
  16. S

    General Admissions & OTCAS UW OT - Seattle '22 Admission

    Hello! I'm hoping I have found some fellow applicants that are just as anxious as I am! I was notified that I had been put on the waitlist for the UW - Seattle incoming 2022 OT class. In the email, it said waitlist alternates would be informed as spots opened after March 28th. They expect to...
  17. D

    General Admissions & OTCAS Has anyone ever gotten off the waitlist?

    I got waitlisted at 3 schools so far and received lots of rejections. This is my second time applying to school and I’m losing hope I would get into these schools (was waitlisted 2x first time). My question is, has anyone ever gotten off the waitlist? If so, how long did you hear back from the...
  18. W

    UNM SOM Waitlist 2022

    Hey everyone, I created this so anyone on the waitlist could post updates and talk to one another if they would like. Today, UNM posted that they have accepted alternates 1 and 2 so there is already some movement. If you decided not to accept your position help a brother out and let us know...
  19. D

    Telling waitlisted schools about other acceptances

    Hi! So I just recently got an offer from Stony Brook Dental and NYU dental, and I am currently on the Rutgers waitlist and they are probably my top school. I wanted to know if it would be a good idea to add in the letter of interest that I’m planning on writing to them that I got offers from...
  20. C

    Pacific University DPT waitlist 2022

    Hi everyone, I interviewed with Pacific University (Oregon) about a month ago and was recently told I’m on the 1st tier waitlist. I am wondering if anyone knows how the tiers work (how many people are in the tiers etc). Also, does anyone know when the deposit is due for accepted students?
  21. L

    TUNCOM vs WVSOM vs LMU-DCOM vs (EVMS - maybe)

    I really need advice. Please help! I have been blessed to be accepted to three osteopathic schools: LMU-DCOM, WVSOM, and TUNCOM. I am waiting to hear back from LECOM. I did my post-bacc at EVMS and was interviewed by them and am on the "mid-tier" of their waitlist right now. EVMS is my top...
  22. J

    Emory DPT 2022

    Hey everyone! Just wanted to make a thread about the latest application cycle for Emory. I interviewed January 7th and heard back on the 3rd that I have been waitlisted. It’s my top choice, and i’m desperately hoping I can get off the waitlist. Anyone have any experiences that will provide me...
  23. S

    [Help] - Choosing a Medical School

    I'm having trouble choosing a medical school to begin attending next year. I've been accepted into: 1) Rosalind Franklin University 2) Western Michigan University 3) California University of Science and Medicine They each seem to have their pros and cons, but none sticks out as a leader...
  24. awaldlkk

    Western Carolina University DPT 2022-2023 admission

    Just curious if anyone has heard any news from WCU? (Interviews were Nov 16-20 and we were notified Nov 30 if we were accepted or the placed on the waitlist.) Has anyone gotten off the waitlist so far? Thanks!
  25. Ctoothy

    Army Army HPSP AEGD-1 Year Waitlist

    Hello! This is my very first post on SDN after many many years of lurking without an account. I finally have a question pressing enough to ask here. I’m a 4th year Army HPSP dental student who applied to the 1-Year AEGD and recently got placed on the waitlist, or OML. I wanted to reach out and...
  26. Asclepius293

    Ability to Schedule Future Interview After Cancelling Past Freeze Date

    Hey all, I had something important come up on the same day of a scheduled interview. The freeze date on the ERAS self-scheduler has passed already, but I'm confused based on the ERAS user guide. It says that you can still cancel a scheduled interview date after a freeze date has passed. It...
  27. D

    letter of intent dilemma

    Hi everyone! I recently interviewed at a school and i fell in love with the school. I wanted to know if it would be acceptable to send a letter of intent in a month, before dec 1st decisions are made. So far it has been my only interview and i will be more than happy to attend the school if...
  28. M

    Temple Pharmacy class of 2025 alternate list

    I was put into the "alternate" list after the interview for the Temple Pharmacy program. I emailed Hankins for an update but she only told me "your current status as alternate remains". I feel really anxious. What are the chances to get in? Has anyone else experienced this?
  29. hopefulhealth

    Giving up on Dr?

    Currently on a waitlist and not ready to even think about reapplying, so I’ve given up on medical school? What else would I do? I have no idea how to figure this out, and I think I’ve tried everything except asking strangers on the internet so please help strangers!!
  30. H

    CTE and Waitlist Question!!!

    Hello everyone! My CTE deadline is quickly approaching and I am WL'd at my top choice institution. My WL school encourages updates (I have sent a update/LOI pre-WL, an update and a LOI post WL already). I was wondering if it would be acceptable to send another update 1) reiterating my...
  31. jcmhxx

    The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy School class of 2025

    Hey guys, I got waitlist from OSU and was wondering what I should do? I’ve been preparing myself for pharmacy school throughout my undergrad and now I’m not sure what to do if I don’t get a response back. Did anyone else also go waitlisted?
  32. P

    When to ask for application feedback while on waitlist

    Was wondering when might be a good time to ask for feedback for prepare for a new cycle, while being on the waitlist. It seems like asking for it while on the waitlist might give off the impression that I'm "giving up" on the current cycle. Is there any time at which it is fair to ask for...
  33. A

    LECOM Alternate/Waitlist 2020-2021

    Thought I'd create a quick thread for LECOM alternate/waitlists since it seems like loads of people are on it and the general thread is getting pretty long. While we wait for movement, maybe we can share where we're waitlisted? and if we're on the waitlist or alternate. Alternate at LECOM SH...
  34. sasukeuchiha33

    Waitlist technicality

    Would be great if @Goro @LizzyM @gyngyn @gonnif and other people could shed some light on this for me. Let’s say I’m put on a waitlist for a school and this school was my only interview for the cycle. I’m operating under the assumption that I’m not getting in anywhere that cycle, since banking...
  35. P

    Can an OMS1 help an applicant get off the waitlist?

    Hi everyone! The question is pretty much the title. I am a current OMS1 and my friend was recently waitlisted at my school. I was waitlisted last year so I have been giving him tips from my experience, but I was curious if there was anything I could do that could possibly bump him up the...
  36. T

    Accept offer at Pitt or stay waitlisted at Cornell?

    Just found out today that I’ve been waitlisted at my dream school, Cornell. I would absolutely love to attend there, but I’ve also been accepted by my second choice, Pitt. WL movement likely won’t start until May. I’m tired of playing the waiting game but I don’t think I’m quite ready to give...
  37. P

    Should I be communicating with schools?

    Do the majority of successful applicants send letters of interest, updates, call the admissions office of the schools they are interested in/waitlisted at? I have not done any of that this cycle and have seen many people on SDN regularly emailing/calling admissions and staying in close...
  38. P

    Advice for being waitlisted at multiple schools?

    Hi everyone! December 15th passed and I got put on the waitlist at two schools. I need advice on when to send a letter of intent. I am waiting on another school's decision (which would be my first choice and I already interviewed there), however I don't want to jeopardize a potential seat at...
  39. P

    Data collection on long-term results post-interview: Please respond if you have completed 1/+ cycles with 1/+ interviews. Thank you for contributing!

    Hello! This is a survey to help collect data that reflect with more specificity the ultimate fates of applicants who attended at least one interview, particularly how many accepted applicants come from waitlists versus direct acceptances, as well as how often waitlists seem to actually turn into...
  40. T

    When to send "Letter of Interest" after being waitlisted

    Hi All, If someone is waitlisted for a school 2 weeks post-interview, how many weeks after receiving this news would you recommend they wait before sending a follow-up "Letter of Interest"? I do not want to send the letter too early & it come across as desperate/needy. Similarly, I do not want...