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2018-2019 Mayo Clinic School of Medicine - Arizona Campus

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  1. LACMA

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  2. googleeyes

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    If I uploaded my docs onto the portal I should be good to go right and the AdComs should be able to see it just fine even though I never sent them an email or anything?
     
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    Yep, i uploaded an update and the email i got from an interviewer acknowledged they saw it
     
  4. Yooooomedschools

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    Did you get the interviewer email before or after you sent an LOI?
     
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    I uploaded an update early december not a letter of intent. Then I got an email from my interviewer around new years asking if there was anything else I wanted to share besides the update before the committee meets. I just responded with a short letter saying I really liked the school and explaining what I liked and that I would definitely attend pending financial info from all the places im accepted.
     
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    I also sent a LOI in early December and have gotten no response. Please update us if they respond to you :)
     
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    ditto
     
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    Lol, I got an acknowledgment on my LOI, but not the thank you letters.
     
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    Haha, I guess sometimes there is an overwhelming amount of correspondence that the adcom can deal with, so they respond to whom they can:)
     
  10. biostudent508

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    I sent in a letter of interest, then my interwiewer emailed me personally in response to that. Also, I got confirmation that my TY notes and LOI had been received, added to my file, and would be shared with the committee.
     
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    Did you upload through the portal or email it to Admissions?
     
  12. biostudent508

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    Emailed to admissions :)
     
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  13. ironenigma

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    Just a heads up to everyone, got some new info that apparently admission decisions won't be going out until mid-February, instead of end of January.
     
  14. Da King In Da Norf

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    Lovely! Thank you! Do you know what led to that shift by any chance?
     
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  15. freedoctor17

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    Oh man February is gonna be a rough month, will now be expecting 5 decisions then. Seems like a lot of schools will be releasing decisions then.
     
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  16. Sheiko

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    Damn, is that straight from admissions?

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  17. ironenigma

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    Yeah.

    No idea. Not sure if it has anything to do with new AAMC rules for this cycle, or if January notifications was just a 'best case scenario' approximation.
     
  18. Hass_Love_Fitness

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    I’m in a similar position, expecting several decisions in February. Hopefully I have a good birthday in February.
     
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    Quick update, they're waiting so that decisions are released at the same time at the Rochester campus, which is understandable.
     
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    :( so many feb decisions too, hopefully it will be a good month.
     
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    I sent a LOI and got the email from my interviewer about 2 weeks later.
     
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    Huh, then that ruins my theory.

    On another note I kinda regret mentioning financials in my email though now that i think about it. I hope that didn't come off as weird since i was just trying to be honest. But now that ii think about it mayo has always been great with financial aid so it might not have been necessary at all.

    After saying what i liked about mayo and my interest i added in something along the lines of "id love to have the opportunity to attend mayo although financials will play a large role in my final decision of where to attend medical school"

    Their email sounded like they wanted to see of we were committed to go there if accepted and i didnt want to say i was 100% since im likely going to attend my cheapest option. If mayo is my cheapest option then i would definitely attend though so that's kinda the vibe I was hoping to give.

    Edit: also the reason i mentioned all that was because i wanted to see if anyone thinks that was weird/inappropriate to say or not lol.
     
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  23. theKingLT

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    I said the same thing in mine. I don't think it's weird. If I were an adcom I would appreciate the honesty.
     
  24. freedoctor17

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    Ok definitely makes me feel better that i wasn't the only one. Hopefully they are thinking in a similar way to us haha.
     
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    I think they would much more appreciate your honesty rather than you telling that you are 100% committed to come there and then matriculate somewhere else.
     
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    To add on, I think I remember a current student saying that he basically told them this in his letter of interest and they accepted him and gave him great aid.
     
  27. freedoctor17

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    Wow that's awesome!
     
  28. Nym.Pseudo

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    I mean, the average student at Mayo gets like $35k a year. So basically everyone gets great aid.

    Edit: I suppose the methodology of that calculation isn't provided on their site--it's possible they are claiming that students who are awarded a scholarship receive $35 on average, as opposed to the average student receives $35k.
     
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    Has anyone put in their FAFSA yet for this school? Do we just use the Rochester address?
     
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    I did and i used the rochester one. Someone else posted on here that's what we should do and im trusting them lol
     
  31. Sheiko

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    I remember them saying to use the Rochester ID at the interview. They dont have a seperate fin aid office at AZ

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    I forget the exact statistic but they said something like 75% of the class has at least some large chunk of the cost covered. Now that they got another huge donation for scholarships I'm sure it'll only increase this year.
     
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    I have received emails from each of my interviewers pretty much saying that they remember me, enjoyed meeting me, and they're available for questions if I have any. I'm happy that they're in contact but also confused as to the purpose of these emails... I'm scratching my head. Do they warrant a reply? Has anyone else gotten these?
     
  34. Da King In Da Norf

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    Negative; radio silence for me.
     
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    If you don't mind me asking, around when did you send your LOI?
     
  36. biostudent508

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    At the end of November.
     
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  37. nostra_damus

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    Is it a bad sign that I haven't heard from my interviewer? I got an acknowledgement from the admissions office about my letter/updates, but not my interviewers.
     
  38. Sheiko

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    I havent heatd from my interviewers if it makes you feel better

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    Same boat here; i’ve had radio silence from my interviewers. Can’t help but to worry since Mayo is my top choice...
     
  40. LACMA

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    Same. I haven't heard back from my interviewers either.
     
  41. LACMA

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    The next day Susan just sent an email saying that they received it and it's been reviewed by the committee. I think they probably just have a lot of letters to go through?
     
  42. LACMA

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    Did those of you that got replies to your thank you notes include your emails in the note? I don't think I did...
     
  43. NabobSamurai

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    I have now received emails from both interviewers as well, I'll be sending an LOI in response. I am assuming/hoping that's what they are looking for.
     
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    Haha last year it was the emails saying applicants were highly ranked and then rejecting most of them anyways.
    This year it is interviewers reaching out to certain applicants for unknown reasons.
    I wonder what they'll think of next year to increase our anxiety :p
     
  45. theKingLT

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    My prediction for next year:

    Mayo: your number is 02-27
    Applicants: what does it mean?! Is it my ranking, the date I'll hear back, some kind of code?!
    Mayo: yes
     
  46. World'sOkayestSkier

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    Mayo students seem convinced the letters mean nothing. I got a letter, and though I'd love to think it's some kind of precious sign, history does not support that claim. To the people who didn't get letters, you are still in the running. I send my support to all of you, regardless of circumstance. You've got this.
     
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    I know a good number of students who received very little or no aid at all. The financial aid counselor talked to us during second look about it being an average. So 35K averaged over the entire class with some students having full aid, some having none, etc. Same goes with average graduation debt. So don't be entirely counting on receiving too much more in need-based aid than you would somewhere else.
     
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    Radio silence over here. Not even a response that they received my LOI...
     
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    The dean of the medical school, Dean Meyer, said that with the donation they would continue to fund scholarships already given. When pressed he did not make any indication that their scholarships would be increased or that a larger number of students would receive them or in larger amounts.

    I believe the % of the class with large amount of tuition covered includes those who have outside sources paying not just who the school itself covers
     
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    Same, I uploaded my LOI through the portal. I could be wrong, but I think if you use the portal they won't send you an email back.
     

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