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2011-2012 Oakland University Application Thread

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

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  1. ppappui

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    Anybody know how often the admissions committee meet to go through the applications? I see that some have already been invited for an interview, and I'm wondering when they'll review mine. I submitted mine a little late, around 7/20, b/c I added to school later
     
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  3. blizzah

    blizzah 5+ Year Member

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    Interview Invite, scheduled 9/9

    Hope to see some SDNers there :)
     
  4. edge of desire

    edge of desire 2+ Year Member

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    congrats blizzah! when did you submit yours/become complete? the count has upped to 16/420...please please pick me!!!!!
     
  5. blizzah

    blizzah 5+ Year Member

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    Submit 6/28
    Last LOR received 7/12
    Invite 8/1

    Hopefully your invite is right around the corner
     
  6. edge of desire

    edge of desire 2+ Year Member

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    aww thanks! that means a lot to me! good luck on yours!!!!!
     
  7. Schizotypy

    Schizotypy O.R. they? 5+ Year Member

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    I assume "Your application is on hold for further review." is a bad sign...
     
  8. PeterPesto

    PeterPesto 2+ Year Member

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    where did you receive that status?
     
  9. Schizotypy

    Schizotypy O.R. they? 5+ Year Member

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    On the secondary status page.
     
  10. Chemdude

    Chemdude 7+ Year Member

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    That sucks...I'm sorry. I don't think anybody on hold got to interview last year. I would focus on other schools at this point :)
     
  11. Schizotypy

    Schizotypy O.R. they? 5+ Year Member

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    They just emailed me the same thing. Yeah, I'm not too hopeful at this point :/
     
  12. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist 5+ Year Member

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    I still have nothing but green check marks. No "under review" or anything.
     
  13. equinsu ocha

    equinsu ocha

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    You can go to the communication status page and also check on the emails that they have already or will be sending you. This area will be updated before you receive any email most likely. Good luck.
     
  14. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist 5+ Year Member

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    Yea, that's true. Thanks!
     
  15. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    Same and nothing new under communication....Possibly still in the running than?
     
  16. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist 5+ Year Member

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    Yea, I think so! I was complete on 6/30. Looks like others with invites were complete before me, but I should be coming up soon.
     
  17. edge of desire

    edge of desire 2+ Year Member

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    when did you turn yours in schizotypy? i'm sure you'll get in to other schools though!
     
  18. PassionateMD

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    Thank you for applying to the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. We appreciate your interest in joining our medical school. We have completed a review of your application materials and regret to inform you that we will not be offering you an interview for the 2012 admission cycle.

    We wish you the best in your pursuit of medical education.
     
  19. Schizotypy

    Schizotypy O.R. they? 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks, I sure hope so! I think I was complete in late June. My mdapps has the specific date (I'm at work on my phone and can't check atm ;) )

    BTW, this was the email I got:

    Thank you for applying to the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. We appreciate your interest in joining our medical school. After review of your application materials, we have decided to place your application on hold for further consideration. We will re-review your application later in the admission cycle and communicate more information about your application status at that time.
     
  20. ppappui

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    Looks like 8 more interview invites went out today. 16/420 interview scheduled :eek::eek::eek:
     
  21. kautionwirez

    kautionwirez Hadoken! 7+ Year Member

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    completed 6/28/11
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    396/420 interview spots left!

    :xf:
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2011
  22. oaklandguy

    oaklandguy Dismembered 2+ Year Member

    This school is amazing. I could brag about Oakland for days.
     
  23. MacNCheesy

    MacNCheesy MD Class of 2016, Current PGY-1 5+ Year Member

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    Invite this morning! :)
     
  24. Chemdude

    Chemdude 7+ Year Member

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    Congrats! When were you complete?
     
  25. MacNCheesy

    MacNCheesy MD Class of 2016, Current PGY-1 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks! Submitted at the end of June.
     
  26. M91Legacy

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    hahaha... love that show
     
  27. SteveJMarist

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    Out of curiosity, did anyone ever receive a complete email? I just have all green check marks and assumed I was complete, but I never received an email of any sort. Thanks!
     
  28. blizzah

    blizzah 5+ Year Member

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    No Complete email
     
  29. SteveJMarist

    SteveJMarist 5+ Year Member

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    Great- thank you.
     
  30. amandaeleven

    amandaeleven ASA Member 5+ Year Member

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    We had a great first day of orientation today at OUWB! A couple more weeks until we get to meet some of your on the first interview day :thumbup:
     
  31. compshateme85

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    Got an interview invite! Still trying to decide on my day. Submitted on 7/5.

    Should I go for August 26th or October 7th? The September days don't really work for me, I have another interview then.
     
  32. amandaeleven

    amandaeleven ASA Member 5+ Year Member

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  33. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    Interveiw!!!! First one!
     
  34. vandsocc91889

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    MDApps:
  35. ppappui

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    Congrats bro. Knew you would be getting one sooner or later. U and I have pretty much the same list of schools, hope to see you somewhere :)
     
  36. bvand086

    bvand086 2+ Year Member

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    AzDesertDoc when were you complete?
     
  37. edge of desire

    edge of desire 2+ Year Member

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    charlie sheen got an interview invite? winning! hahaha, congrats! i want one too!
     
  38. sector9

    sector9 Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Numbers were actually a little higher than I was expecting. Looks like OUWB has a great inaugural class
     
  39. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    Hey man, thanks! I'm applying to A LOT of schools, are you as crazy as me...because I'm starting to think I applied to too many!

    I just needed to get my first invite out of the way...I have been stressing about not getting one yet and finally one has arrived!
     
  40. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks...Dont worry Charlie Sheen slept with the adcoms(not quite godesses) so Charlie Sheen can get you in dont worry.

    Good luck you'll get one...they still have a lot to give out
     
  41. kautionwirez

    kautionwirez Hadoken! 7+ Year Member

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    I feel like I applied to too little... No news for me yet...
     
  42. docbrill

    docbrill 2+ Year Member

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    I felt like this few times in the past two weeks, and each time I added more schools :laugh: I surely hope to start hearing from some schools before I go broke :mad:
     
  43. ibelieve87

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    How many schools are you all up to now? I'm getting paranoid that I haven't added enough...I'm 99% sure looking at people's MDApps will be the death of me (and also my bank account). I think I have 26 now?

    ...is it really only August? I guess they weren't lying when they said this is a loooonnngggggg process/year.
     
  44. kautionwirez

    kautionwirez Hadoken! 7+ Year Member

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    Yeah, look at the old threads from last year. People received invites all the way to December/Feb (in general terms with all schools)....


    I'm broke as a joke, don't have enough money to buy more secondaries/primaries... I think we just have to be patient and :xf:
     
  45. ppappui

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    I got 39 schools in AMCAS and completed 34 secondaries. Still working on Commonwealth but unsure whether to do it or not. I'm paranoid too cuz this is my 3rd cycle and if I really want an interview invite like my life depended on it :luck:
     
  46. Quicksilver005

    Quicksilver005 2+ Year Member

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    Aww man! I didn't even send my secondary yet. fml. oh well. I will just write generic garbage and send it in. :bang:
     
  47. onecountry

    onecountry 2+ Year Member

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    My first two interview in less than 2 weeks. Yet, no news from OU yet. Perhaps didn't make the cut.
     
  48. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    SO I have not idea how to get from Detroit to rochester at a decent price
    I'm flying in the night before and need to get to the hotel...is it better to cab it or rent a car
     
  49. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    Interview Scheduled for August 26th anyone else?
     
  50. vandsocc91889

    vandsocc91889 2+ Year Member

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    I would rent a car. Outside of the airport cabs are almost inexistent in metro detroit and they will cost you a lot. Rochester is not close to detroit and a cab would be at least $60 each way and a huge hassel. :thumbdown:
     
  51. MrLahey

    MrLahey Trailer Park Supervisor 2+ Year Member

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    ok ya thats what i decided it wasn't TOOO bad
     

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