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2011-2012 Emory Application Thread

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2017)' started by Sammich117, May 22, 2011.

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  1. sheep88

    sheep88 5+ Year Member

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    According to what they told us on interview day...the adcom met yesterday and they mail acceptances on Monday. SO nervous!!! :xf:Our fate has been decided...

    :luck: everyone!
     
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  3. Cinclus

    Cinclus Es un pájaro. Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    My friend that goes to Emory also confirmed that they met yesterday. Good luck, all!
     
  4. TEagle

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    Interview Invite!! I was so surprised, honestly was really not expecting to get an interview from Emory but I'm extremely excited to visit Atlanta and see the Emory Healthcare System.
     
  5. doctoroftha313

    doctoroftha313 7+ Year Member

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    when were you complete?
     
  6. ahgdd

    ahgdd 2+ Year Member

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    just wondering, the people who are not in this batch of acceptances, are they notified as put on hold, or just don't hear anything?
     
  7. Guero

    Guero 2QT2Bcis Plaidapus SDN Moderator 7+ Year Member

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    On the website, Emory states that they don't notify anyone until the end of the season. This basically means they're a silent rejection committee until the end.
     
  8. TEagle

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    I was complete on August 29th.
     
  9. LifeTake2

    LifeTake2 2+ Year Member

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    MDApps:
    Does anyone know if they will give feedback if you contact or express interest?

    I would love to attend and am a local candidate; but am honestly expecting a rejection. However, if reaching out to them might get me an interview, or a feel as to if one would be coming in the future it would help with planning.

    Thanks,
     
  10. familyaerospace

    familyaerospace 7+ Year Member

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    In my books, GA
    Unlikely. I'm local and have contacts at Emory and I have adcomm friends who want me to go there but no interview has appeared.
     
  11. LifeTake2

    LifeTake2 2+ Year Member

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    Kinda what I figured, but I was hoping maybe there was a secret handshake that gets you an interview that someone knew about.

    I guess we both keep waiting and hoping :xf:
     
  12. imadoctor

    imadoctor 2+ Year Member

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    complete since the beginning of july... = rejection?
     
  13. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    First set of acceptances mailed out today. Please have some good news for me, USPS :xf:. Wish I still had my GA address, instead I'm waiting a couple extra days on the other side of the country.
     
  14. 252e77

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    Curious about this as well, except mid july.
     
  15. climadoc2016

    climadoc2016 5+ Year Member

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    I must admit, this morning when I turned the page in my planner and saw in all caps "FIRST BATCH OF EMORY ACCEPTANCES RELEASED TODAY!!", I freaked out a little bit.

    This school is so incredible; please love me as much as I love you! :love: That said, good luck to everyone who was under consideration for this first round! :luck:!!

    Plus, fingers crossed for those waiting on IIs! :xf:
     
  16. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    Haha this was on my iCal so I got excited, too! But then I realized they mail it out, so it'll be a few days of hoping for a letter to show up in the mailbox. I wish it was by e-mail, but I guess you can't beat the old-fashioned method of finding out you'll be a doctor. :xf: to us both!

    Now to go stalk my mailman ... :ninja:

    Also, if anyone gets a letter, would you mind posting which state/area of the country your mailing address is?
     
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  17. raltima07

    raltima07 2+ Year Member

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    Samesies
     
  18. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    Anxious to check mail tonight. I think GA --> MA takes more than a day, but....
     
  19. sheep88

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    My friend in ATL mailed me something on a Friday and it got to Boston that Monday. So, if we don't count Sunday as a day...letter should be in MA by tomorrow (Thursday at the latest!). YIKES! :xf:
     
  20. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    I was thinking tomorrow would be the day. In the unlikely scenario that I'm accepted, of course.
     
  21. Cinclus

    Cinclus Es un pájaro. Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    I was quite sick during my interview day, so I'm not getting my hopes up either. Definitely affected my performance. :(
     
  22. sheep88

    sheep88 5+ Year Member

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    :( I'm sorry you were sick. But yeah, I was a nervous wreck and it definitely showed. Emory is my first choice but definitely not getting my hopes up.
     
  23. 1forthewin

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    Done since mid-july as well. No response. Why Emory, whyyyyyy?
     
  24. Missions740

    Missions740 2+ Year Member

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    Hey everyone! This is my first time posting on this forum.

    I received an invite to interview today, and my interview is this Friday!!

    Needless to say this does not give me much time to prepare for anything. Anyone who has interviewed how was it? Do you have any advice for me!

    I would really appreciate some help. Thanks guys!
     
  25. Cinclus

    Cinclus Es un pájaro. Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    It was pretty laid-back and focused on what you put in you app. They didn't ask me anything crazy. Just be friendly and enthusiastic. Good luck!
     
  26. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    Relax and enjoy. It's not a stressful interview.
     
  27. 90minIPA

    90minIPA 5+ Year Member

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    Remember, interview invites are extended on an ongoing basis until ~Feb. Last year, I was complete in early August and didn't receive an invite until late December. If you haven't gotten an invite yet, you're definitely still in the game until the early spring.
     
  28. Oz17

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    accepted :)
     
  29. Cinclus

    Cinclus Es un pájaro. Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Woooooo!!! Congrats! You live fairly close to Atlanta, I guess?
     
  30. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    Congrats! If you don't mind me asking, when was the letter postmarked/which area of the country is your mailing address? I'm all the way in CA, so the suspense is killing me.
     
  31. TenderRender

    TenderRender 2+ Year Member

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    This will sound like an odd question, but does anyone know if a professor Daniel Adame has anything to do with Emory Medical admissions?

    I got a strange email from his Emory email that was clearly sent because his email account was hacked (it was telling me that my Gmail drive was nearly out of space and that I needed to submit my password to get it fixed, lol), but I have no idea why it would've been sent to me, since I have no connection to Emory other than that I applied there for Med school, so I don't know why I'd be in his address book. After looking him up, he seems to be a professor of some kind of public health class, but not affiliated with the Med school.

    Any thoughts?
     
  32. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    Spam. He's involved with the undergraduate college and has no affiliation with the med school.
     
  33. TenderRender

    TenderRender 2+ Year Member

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    Interesting, I just have no idea how I ended up in his address book to get spammed then. Thanks though
     
  34. gardeniaga

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    That is odd. I went to Emory for undergrad, and he was the health professor (a one credit course that all students take freshman year). Funny man, but not affiliated with the medical school at all.
     
  35. JHU 2010

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    Interview Invite today for Nov 11!!!

    Here's my stats:
    In State, 3.3 GPA, 38Q MCAT

    Super excited! I'm doing my MPH at Emory now, and being so close to the med school without an invite was getting painful.
     
  36. doctoroftha313

    doctoroftha313 7+ Year Member

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    congrats on the invite!! if you don't mind, could you please share when you were complete?
     
  37. Mzungu

    Mzungu 2+ Year Member

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    Is it common to get a letter from Dr. Robert Lee, Associate Dean encouraging you to contact him and submit a secondary to Emory?
     
  38. dbeast

    dbeast Neurorectal surgeon 7+ Year Member

    Emory would have a dean named Robert Lee (I wonder if his middle name starts with E.)
     
  39. 90minIPA

    90minIPA 5+ Year Member

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    http://www.med.emory.edu/dean/Lee.cfm

    Associate Dean for Multicultural Medical Student Affairs
     
  40. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    Any other acceptances? All I had yesterday was 15% off my next Office Max purchase. Almost as good as an Emory acceptance....
     
  41. StitchinUp

    StitchinUp 2+ Year Member

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    No mail for me arrived at home in Florida... sad. Was hoping to hear since I interviewed early in September. Oh well, I can wait :rolleyes:
     
  42. Oz17

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    I live in Tallahassee Florida so relatively close to Atlanta.
     
  43. daemon14

    daemon14 5+ Year Member

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    Please, we all know STAPLES is where it's at :cool:

    Btw, nothing in CA today (though I'd probably be the last to know). I got a AAA newsletter though!
     
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  44. familyaerospace

    familyaerospace 7+ Year Member

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    In my books, GA
    Only because they have the Easy button.
     
  45. Missions740

    Missions740 2+ Year Member

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    Interview in the morning!! A little bit nervous. I have lived 20 miles from Emory my entire life!! It is honor to have this opportunity.

    :xf: I hope tomorrow goes great!
     
  46. sheep88

    sheep88 5+ Year Member

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    :luck: !!!!!!!
     
  47. LeoGer

    LeoGer 2+ Year Member

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    Good luck! Tell them to send Leoger an envelope of happiness. They'll know what you mean.
     
  48. TunaSub

    TunaSub The Freshest The Cleanest

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    This is not just specific to Emory--when ppl exclaim: "Interview Invite via status page!" does that mean they logged into their secondary application and saw that the status changed to II or they received an email saying that their status at the school has changed, and then proceeded to log on to their secondary and notice they had been offered an interview?

    Checking each secondary for a status change is time-consuming...
     
  49. rivercity

    rivercity 2+ Year Member

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    Accepted!!
     
  50. StitchinUp

    StitchinUp 2+ Year Member

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    Also accepted! :)
     
  51. TunaSub

    TunaSub The Freshest The Cleanest

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    Location, Location
    Congrats! :)
     

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