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2011-2012 Loma Linda Application Thread

Discussion in 'Allopathic School-Specific Discussions (<2016)' started by Sammich117, May 22, 2011.

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  1. theclem

    theclem 5+ Year Member

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    For students who have been accepted: when does orientation start?
     
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  3. MMPman

    MMPman 5+ Year Member

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    Just withdrew my acceptance. Best of luck!
     
  4. Luvdr

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    8/2 :)
     
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  5. ryo

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    Thanks for the heads up! Us waitlist-ers appreciate it.
     
  6. texthrow

    texthrow 2+ Year Member

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    So, if I have yet to recieve either a waitlist letter OR a rejection letter, is it still plausible to get in at this point without those (basically, would I still be thrown into the "rolling admissions" category, or what?)???? What do you guys think?
     
  7. gstudent26

    gstudent26 2+ Year Member

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    withdrew, gl
     
  8. spongedavid

    spongedavid 5+ Year Member

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    for those of us who are waitlisted...should we call them, asking...GIVE ME A SPOT! =)
     
  9. ryo

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    I think you should definitely get more information from admissions. Not sure if I would call though, maybe email. Or maybe you just missed the lucky voice mail! :)
     
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  10. PNW4

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    Are waistlist acceptance notifications sent via mail as well?

    I am wondering if LLU tracks mail to make sure it is delivered.
     
  11. ryo

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    I have only heard of phone call waitlist acceptances.
     
  12. texthrow

    texthrow 2+ Year Member

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    Have rejection letters mostly already been sent out by this point? Or do they usually come deeper into the summer? Looking at older threads, I could not find any rejection letters sent this late or later.
     
  13. ryo

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    As far as I know, all regular admission application status letters have been sent out. At this point everyone should have received acceptance, waitlist or rejection. If you havn't received anything yet it would be best to contact them ASAP to find out your status.
     
  14. Luvdr

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    Future classmates, have you started the housing search? :D
     
  15. texthrow

    texthrow 2+ Year Member

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    I spoke with them very recently and sent them updates to my application, bud they said that there has not yet been a decision made on my file, but that I will know by the end of June.....Anyways.. Are there any SDA's that are either on the waitlist or have recieved a rejection letter within the past month or so?
     
  16. Nikita11

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    I am SDA and received a rejection a little over a month ago. However they did recommend me to their Biomedical Sciences Post Bacc program. Anyone else doing this program or know the likelihood of me getting in next year if I do well?
     
  17. Nikita11

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    I am SDA and applied to LLU med school and was rejected. They recommended me to the biomedical sciences program and I am going bc I want to go to LLU for medical School. In my interview it was clear that they wanted to see that I could handle the curriculum of med school so it is my impression that this program is their way of seeing if you will succeed at Loma Linda for medical school.

    The only thing that worries me is that I talked to the admissions office today and they said that biomedical students aren't considered until final grades are in in June! That is so late in the cycle that I don't know if I should apply other places or just hope I do well and that LL likes me...so frustrating.
     
  18. Nikita11

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    Do you know how many students are in the bio med program?
     
  19. PNW4

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    Does anyone know if there has been any waitlist movement?
     
  20. theclem

    theclem 5+ Year Member

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    I'm willing to bet we'll hear something the third Friday of this month.
     
  21. spongedavid

    spongedavid 5+ Year Member

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    just a question for those on waitlist...is it good to just call, just to remind them of our interest? does that really matter? b/c this is my DREAMMMM school! I want to do as much as I can...
     
  22. mightymoose02

    mightymoose02 5+ Year Member

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    Sorry for the delay. I don't know the exact number yet. But I think there was about 15 students (which was the most ever) this past year. Previously, the numbers were supposedly close to 8 to 10 students. I am hearing that there's going to be about 20 students this upcoming school year. It's been about 4-5 years since they built their new med school building so I guess they can hold a little bit more than before. :thumbup:
     
  23. mightymoose02

    mightymoose02 5+ Year Member

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    Why don't you PM me for more info. I can refer you to someone that knows more info or I can just answer whatever questions you have. Because I had the same exact questions you had until I started digging for more information as I stated above. Have a good day! :)
     
  24. mightymoose02

    mightymoose02 5+ Year Member

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    You guys should just look up last year's and the year before's threads. 2010 and 2011?

    It usually tells you when there should be movement for people in the wait-list.

    Every year, it's pretty much the same times.

    Good luck people! :thumbup:
     
  25. texthrow

    texthrow 2+ Year Member

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    Anyone heard of any recent rejection letters????
     
  26. centraldogma

    centraldogma The Young Wolf 2+ Year Member

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    For some reason LLU has been holding my acceptance. They just acknowledged my withdrawal this week. Hope that spot gets to one of you on wait list :luck:
     
  27. jcy001

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    2010~2011 thread seems to indicate that wait list movements should be happening between now and early/mid July. Keep those fingers crossed =)
     
  28. ryo

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    Anyone hear of any waitlist movement today? A couple of sources indicate there should be some acceptances going out today through Monday.
     
  29. urd0rkk

    urd0rkk ASA Member 5+ Year Member

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    yes! Just got off the waitlist yesterday! :D
     
  30. Habawaba

    Habawaba 5+ Year Member

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    Waitlistee and long time lurker here....at this point is there a reasonable chance to get off the waitlist? I need to make future plans but being unsure if I will be in medical school or not makes it tough to do so....
     
  31. yahooligan

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    Unfortunately, no one can predict the waitlist movement. I have heard of rare situations in which people have been accepted the day before orientation.
     
  32. Bemaplon

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    I just got a call this morning from Dean Edwards offering me a position! I interviewed in February and was waitlisted in April. There's still hope!
     
  33. Habawaba

    Habawaba 5+ Year Member

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    good to hear they are still taking people but at the same time feels like maybe not my year....congrats on the acceptance!
     
  34. Luvdr

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    Does anyone know if were getting plain white coats or something fancy with an LLU embroidery? :D
     

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