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2017-2018 Drexel University

Discussion in '2017-2018 Allopathic School Specific Discussions' started by Lucca, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. dr.asp

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    Anyone here placed on hold? I got that email in early February which is weird because it's pretty late in the cycle...
     
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  3. NKputitonthealtar

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    Awesome, thanks for the encouragement and congrats on your acceptance! Please, did you send an update or letter of intent, etc. in between deferral and acceptance?
     
  4. Overman

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    Thank you! I sent an update in mid-January.
     
  5. Nunuxx

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    hey everyone!! Accepted students should totally join the facebook group so we can get to know each other!

    Here is the link: Log into Facebook | Facebook
    And if for whatever reason the link I pasted above doesn't work, you guys can search up "Drexel University College of Medicine Class of 2022" and join!

    :)
     
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  6. Retrop

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    Still silent after December interview :(
     
  7. Leumas8

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    When is financial aid info supposed to come out for accepted students?
     
  8. USFSwiftBull

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    Last year it came out on April 1st and a few days later
     
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    Do you know if there are any possibilities for merit scholarships?
     
  10. SheraSkn

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    i was put on hold and uploaded an update letter early Feb. Last week i found out that my article got accepted for publication. How do i update the school on this? especially since they said only 1 of each type of upload and a publication is neither a transcript nor a cv
     
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    You could submit a resume with your publication on it?
     
  12. Mrose85

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    Hey...I had the same problem! I called Drexel Admissions (spoke to a very nice lady), explained my situation, and she said to submit an update and just select one of the other two options.
     
  13. SheraSkn

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    Thank you! did she say to write a separate letter or just attach the copy of the manuscript?
     
  14. Mrose85

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    We didn't discuss the logistics. Rather, I had already written an update/continued letter of interest, so that's what I submitted. May the odds be ever in our favor (especially this late in the game)! :)
     
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  15. elixir0428

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    Gonna be that person who asks: is it still possible to get an interview?
     
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  17. dr.asp

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    +1
     
  18. ClamChowderrr

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    Yesterday around 3pm I got an II, but there was only one day available.
     
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    There should be a wave of decisions released tomorrow right? Since they meet on Thursdays?
     
  20. mildmannered

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    I very much hope so. Today marks 6 weeks since my interview. Although, something tells me that if the adcom allows 6-8 weeks until reaching a decision, then they will probably take the full 8.
     
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    At my interview they said they will probably take closer to 8
     
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    I interviewed late Jan and heard back yesterday
     
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    Were you on the pre-II hold or whatever its called at this school?
     
  24. ciestar

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    It is Match Week. I wouldn’t count on it tomorrow.
     
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  25. Merodeo

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    Release those that have been deferred from this torment! (soon pls)
     
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    Would you happen to know when the last interview date is? Ty!
     
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  27. ciestar

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    March 29th
     
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  28. cuhhlayer

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    Is Drexel responsive to in the area emails?
     
  29. dr.asp

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    Wow, this is coming up soon and haven't heard back from them yet.
     
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  30. Hello Hello 897

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    I sent them an in the area email and a couple of days later I was placed on hold.
     
  31. Matt Penn

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    Got deferred on Monday (3/13). Interviewed January 17, OOS. Does anyone know if there are any applicants who were rejected post interview? I just want to know if they defer most people who interview
     
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    Is there actually any movement off the post-II deferred list here or am I just clinging onto false hopes :yeahright:
     
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    Historically there has been a lot of movement! Look at the threads from the 2 previous cycles.
     
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    Can any current Ms1 possibly provide information on what a typical week looks like? Ty
     
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  35. fakenamesaremade2

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    Bless!
     
  36. steelergirl66

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    Do they send letters in the mail if you get accepted or is all done by email?
     
  37. steelergirl66

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    Did you ever get an acceptance letter in the mail to keep?
     
  38. steelergirl66

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    Did you ever receive a letter by snail mail to keep as a souvenir?
     
  39. USFSwiftBull

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    They send a letter in the mail too, the same one that’s in your portal under admissions decision
     
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  40. medstudentdr.c

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    Does anyone know when second look Day is?
     
  41. USFSwiftBull

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    Kareem Johnson told me second look day is April 21
     
  42. steelergirl66

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    I was rejected after my interview. I got my letter in the mail yesteday. My portal never changed. I was waitlisted here last year. This whole process is such a crapshoot. Who can figure it out?
     
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    For those of us who interviewed around Jan 29th, tomorrow marks 7 weeks since the interview! I feel like we should hear something next week!!
     
  44. MareNostrummm

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    Is it worth it to submit a post interview update?
     
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    Per MSAR:

    Typical number of waitlist positions: approximately 250

    Number of acceptance offers granted to applicants on the waitlist: 15
     
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    Wow, that’s not many!
     
  47. btuck

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    Where do you find this information on the MSAR?
     
  48. MareNostrummm

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    There's a section called "Waitlist Information." Just search the word waitlist on the MSAR page.

    I'm not sure if 15 is a mistake or what because it seems unrealistically low.

    Drexel's page also says:

    "The waitlist is ranked by the Admissions Committee. If applicants are taken from the waitlist, they are called/emailed and asked to reply ASAP. Waitlisted applicants may send updates."
     
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  49. ciestar

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    *shrug*
    I was going by what i was told during my orientation. It may have changed since I matriculated so I cannot say for certain.
     
  50. medstudentdr.c

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    Really? On a Saturday? That’s good!
     
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  51. USFSwiftBull

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    Hmm yeah that’s what he said, but he said we should be getting more information on that soon
     
  52. buckoh24

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    I thought they didnt have a second look? Is this the first year they are doing it? I wont hear from them until after that date anyways :/
     

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