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2008-2009 SUNY Upstate Application Thread

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2017)' started by bozz, Jul 15, 2008.

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  1. bozz

    bozz 2+ Year Member

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    Very straightforward. One one essay:

    "If you earned your baccalaureate degree on or before June 2008, please indicate your plans for the 2008-2009 academic year:"

    Payment type: Online credit card vs. Mail in check

    I believe you don't have to mail in the signature page if you pay online. Double check though.
     
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  3. dshnay

    dshnay 10+ Year Member

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    There's an essay
    "If you earned your baccalaureate degree on or before June 2008, please indicate your plans for the 2008-2009 academic year:"
     
  4. ChubbyChaser

    ChubbyChaser Yummmy 2+ Year Member

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    we can pay online??? I must have missed that


    Is there a way I can go back and pay online, bc I dont wanna send a check?
     
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  5. bozz

    bozz 2+ Year Member

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    you could try logging in
    They charge you $1 extra for credit card though lol
     
  6. p30doc

    p30doc Ever true and unwavering 10+ Year Member

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    anyone have a problem saving the "personal information" section, I kept getting a weird server error earlier.

    Edit: looks like they fixed it, it had also said 2007-2008 application year earlier on that page for the what are you doing out of school essay, but that is now fixed too
     
  7. ChubbyChaser

    ChubbyChaser Yummmy 2+ Year Member

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    It wont let me...O well I guess I gotta write a check.
     
  8. riceman04

    riceman04 10+ Year Member

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    They just want the basic pre-reqs entered...right?...and not any sci class you took?

    Thanks
     
  9. floja2

    floja2 7+ Year Member

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    For those who finished this, do you pay before or after you finalize your supplement
     
  10. sirius08

    sirius08 7+ Year Member

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    After you submit, there's a link to pay on the bottom of the signature page.
     
  11. p30doc

    p30doc Ever true and unwavering 10+ Year Member

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    After, it will show a screen saying print this signature form and mail us money etc, but near the bottom of the page it says click this icon to pay online, in which case it says you don't need to mail the signature form.
     
  12. p30doc

    p30doc Ever true and unwavering 10+ Year Member

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    Yea just the pre-reqs...
     
  13. floja2

    floja2 7+ Year Member

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    Thanks, and you manually typed in 100 dollars? Kind of odd that they have you type it in yourself...

    Anyway, I know we are supposed send in two LORs, one from a science faculty, but can we submit more? I know U of Vermont doesn't want anymore than 4.
     
  14. mezmerized7

    mezmerized7 5+ Year Member

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    I had this problem earlier too...I emailed the office and they said that they would fix the problem.
     
  15. riceman04

    riceman04 10+ Year Member

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    So if you do pay via card do you still print off that sheet to sign?

    thanks
     
  16. ChubbyChaser

    ChubbyChaser Yummmy 2+ Year Member

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    no...and I wish I would have seen the damn online thing before I exited out of it.

    If anyone figures out a way to go back, let me know.
     
  17. floja2

    floja2 7+ Year Member

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    Can we send more than two LORs to this school?
     
  18. zpiff

    zpiff Spaceman 7+ Year Member

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    I must have missed something but where does it say that we don't have to mail in the signature form if paying by credit card?
     
  19. seeya

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    anyone still having problems with the site? I cant seem to submit the 3rd page
     
  20. floja2

    floja2 7+ Year Member

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    IN the e-mail they sent you
     
  21. Myuu

    Myuu 例えば、貴方の名前を忘れてしまうとか。 。。 Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    :thumbup:
     
  22. zpiff

    zpiff Spaceman 7+ Year Member

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    You are right. Thanks!
     
  23. Tan008

    Tan008 2+ Year Member

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    I am wondering the same thing....
     
  24. SarsMO

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    I had them sent my entire pre-med committee packet (5 letters) and they didn't care one bit. Got an acceptance out of it. If there are too many to their liking, they might just ignore some of them. It won't hurt you though.
     
  25. thevillageidiot

    thevillageidiot New Member 7+ Year Member

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    how long did it take for the submission of the supplemental application and the fee to show up on your account?
     
  26. aw42

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    Hi Guys,
    Does anyone applying MDPhD know whether we need 5 letters:
    2 for the regular secondary, and 3 research?
    Can they overlap at all?

    Thanks!
     
  27. Myuu

    Myuu 例えば、貴方の名前を忘れてしまうとか。 。。 Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    It took two business days for the bank to process. The status/application page says they also received it after it was processed. I'm not sure about when the page updated, though, as I haven't been as neurotic with these essay-less applications.
     
  28. THX

    THX New Member 7+ Year Member

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    Any idea how long it takes for our LORs to be received and our file complete? I think mine were sent about 10 days ago and nothing so far.
     
  29. URHere

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    I applied last year and I sent in 5 letters: 3 for the regular secondary and 2 for research. The school was absolutely fine with that. I'm not sure what the school asks for specifically this year, but generally, I think that as long as you have 2 research letters in addition to your regular LORs, you should be alright.
     
  30. 203712

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    Pre-interview Hold. Oh well.

    Anyone know how long it will take for SUNY to review everyone before they start looking at their pre-interview hold student?
     
  31. majahops

    majahops YOU are great. 10+ Year Member

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    Same here, Pre-interview hold.

     
  32. bozz

    bozz 2+ Year Member

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    Did you get an email?
     
  33. Isradoc1983

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    You guys aren't alone. Pre-interview Hold here as well which kinda sucks.
    I tried to find a thread from last year but couldn't find anything.
    Does anyone knows if they extended interviews after the pre-interview hold?
     
  34. THX

    THX New Member 7+ Year Member

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    Anyone's application also showing up as 'incomplete' even though everything else has been received?

    Although the 'status' box beside each item is empty for some reason :confused:
     
  35. tourniquet1963

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    MDApps:
    Pre interview hold as well. Do they reject people or just out them on the hold? I'd like to think I still have some what of a chance.
     
  36. SBK

    SBK Class of 2013 - WSU 7+ Year Member

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    MDApps:
    Application on hold:(

    A little depressed... but gotta keep chugging. I just want that first interview so bad..
     
  37. Isis24

    Isis24 5+ Year Member

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    Also on hold :( I feel just a little better that I'm not the only one...
     
  38. floja2

    floja2 7+ Year Member

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    Also on hold here, guess no rejections given...
     
  39. doctaroo

    doctaroo New Member 10+ Year Member

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    Who isn't on hold?...I'm on hold too!

    What does this mean anyway...that I'm not qualified enough to get the first round of interviews...or just qualified enough to not get rejected during the first wave?..:mad:

    :D
     
  40. sirius08

    sirius08 7+ Year Member

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    Hey everyone - did you get an email regarding your hold status, or are you just checking the status page? Thanks!
     
  41. bozz

    bozz 2+ Year Member

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    I take it you guys received emails
     
  42. Isis24

    Isis24 5+ Year Member

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    Yes, by e-mail
     
  43. Timus

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    Yeah, It was an e-mail.

    I was gifted a Hold too..let the waiting games begin..;)
     
  44. CyanideDN

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    Another hold here as well.
     
  45. BayAreaDude

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    Do you mean it says "Pre-Interview Hold" somewhere on the status page? All I have is COMPLETE under Application Status (towards the middle of the page). I'm wondering if that's a bad sign...
     
  46. CyanideDN

    CyanideDN 5+ Year Member

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    I got the "pre-interview Hold" through email. My status page no longer says COMPLETE.
     
  47. hopefuldoc87

    hopefuldoc87 Killer tofu 7+ Year Member

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    i got the email today too:

    Pre-interview HOLD :(


    kinda glad that everyone seems to be getting this though. did anyone get something other than a pre-interview hold?????
     
  48. 203712

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    yeah I did.

    it also said "go **** yourself" but i am not sure what meant...maybe good news.

    seems like a bunch of pre-interview holds. I got a feeling they are just trying to get their solid state students first, then look at the OOS applicants that are still around and interested. I mean, if they wait until they eval every single applicant (and applicants will keep coming until the deadline) then it will be late in the year or early next year when we hear something. If thats the case, I wont fly to New York for another interview if I already got the spot. Annnd if you really want in, you'll fly back. seems like a good way to keep a bunch of semi-interested OOS in check.

    well, thats just waht i think....waaay to many pre-interview holds.
     
  49. Timus

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    Yeah seems plausible
     
  50. ana0608

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    I also got a pre-interview hold today and I'm IS and I think my application is pretty ok. Not trying to destroy your theory. Just putting in my 2 cents for what it's worth. Kinda strange there's so many holds right?
     
  51. majahops

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    Wait, did you get the "MAY go **** yourself" or "go **** yourself, VERY much!" ?


     

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