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My undergrad’s pre-med advisor told me yesterday that someone from my school was pulled from the waitlist during the first week of April… not sure how accurate this is/if it’s even true because that would be super early haha
this cycle?
 
hopefully that means we can start seeing movement soon
 
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My undergrad’s pre-med advisor told me yesterday that someone from my school was pulled from the waitlist during the first week of April… not sure how accurate this is/if it’s even true because that would be super early haha
Idk about yall, but I wouldn’t trust my pre med advisor with anything 😂. Hopefully yours knows their stuff tho haha
 
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Can any admitted students update us waitlisters with any insight on if many people are planning on dropping unc?
 
I don’t have any updates, but I will say 3 people have left the GroupMe!
 
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Anyone know if UNC is a ranked waitlist or if it's the type where they go by demographics? Meaning if an instate male ORM withdraws acceptance, that spot goes to another instate male ORM rather than say an out of state female URM? Has UNC ever clarified this?

Also how many people do we think are on the WL total? I assume hundreds right if we're expecting 15-20% to get in off the WL? I'm just struggling to understand how many people are turning down UNC - esp for in state spots as it's the top school in NC if you aren't going to Duke which is a different league.
 
Anyone know if UNC is a ranked waitlist or if it's the type where they go by demographics? Meaning if an instate male ORM withdraws acceptance, that spot goes to another instate male ORM rather than say an out of state female URM? Has UNC ever clarified this?

Also how many people do we think are on the WL total? I assume hundreds right if we're expecting 15-20% to get in off the WL? I'm just struggling to understand how many people are turning down UNC - esp for in state spots as it's the top school in NC if you aren't going to Duke which is a different league.

From what I’ve been told, I think it’s more application based. Ie if someone with a large amount of clinical hours withdrawals, they will choose another with large clinical hours off the waitlist. I believe the waitlist is probably 200-300 students long. This is just a guess but on here 30+ people reported a WL, so 200-300 doesn’t seem outlandish. Regarding who drops, I think historically 60-70 people drop UNC. OOS students are more likely to go IS or somewhere they are getting aid. Some in state students will go to Duke, or better OOS schools providing aid. Some may even drop UNC for ECU or wake. It’s all situational
 
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From what I’ve been told, I think it’s more application based. Ie if someone with a large amount of clinical hours withdrawals, they will choose another with large clinical hours off the waitlist. I believe the waitlist is probably 200-300 students long. This is just a guess but on here 30+ people reported a WL, so 200-300 doesn’t seem outlandish. Regarding who drops, I think historically 60-70 people drop UNC. OOS students are more likely to go IS or someone where they are getting aid. Some in state students will go to Duke, or better OOS schools providing aid. Some may even drop UNC for ECU or wake. It’s all situational
Thanks. Makes me wonder if it's also MCAT/GPA based - i.e. someone with a 4.0 and 522 drops and they're choosing someone else with those/close stats rather than say a 3.7 and 518 if they are trying to maintain the MCAT/GPA ranges they set with the initial acceptances. Though maybe it isn't about that - maybe if you're on WL they've already decided your stats are perfectly fine and they aren't super concerned about maintaining GPA/MCAT ranges and they'll rely more on activities/extracurriculars, OOS vs. in state etc.
 
Lol i knew someone who had a 4.0/520 who never got off the waitlist. I doubt it’s based off stats.
 
Oh wow - didn't get off the WL with a 4.0/520 - so yeah it isn't about stats then. Probably more about research/clinical/non clinical hrs etc.

Anyone have any idea if UNC just does all this on 4/30 - i.e. are they ready to go in a way that if 70 spots open up, 70 WL people are called on 4/30 - because that seems like a monumental task as this doesn't sound like a numbered list. Or will WL results trickle out over weeks?
 
Oh wow - didn't get off the WL with a 4.0/520 - so yeah it isn't about stats then. Probably more about research/clinical/non clinical hrs etc.

Anyone have any idea if UNC just does all this on 4/30 - i.e. are they ready to go in a way that if 70 spots open up, 70 WL people are called on 4/30 - because that seems like a monumental task as this doesn't sound like a numbered list. Or will WL results trickle out over weeks?

Previous threads show the first couple weeks of May have the most movement, but some movement here and there until classes start. If you’re on a waitlist with no As (just like me) best thing is to work on your application as if you’re reapplying until you hear back.
 
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Anyone taken off the waitlist yet?
FB group went up 9 today, so possibly

Edit: Looks like they finally posted WL people on the Choose Your Medical School Tool. I received it on 4/23
 
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FB group went up 9 today, so possibly

Edit: Looks like they finally posted WL people on the Choose Your Medical School Tool. I received it on 4/23
so if we have an acceptance to another school, do we have to do anything if WL from UNC?
 
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FB group went up 9 today, so possibly

Edit: Looks like they finally posted WL people on the Choose Your Medical School Tool. I received it on 4/23
Do you have an A at another school? Because I was waitlisted at UNC with no As and but don’t see the CYMS tool in my portal at all.
 
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Do you have an A at another school? Because I was waitlisted at UNC with no As and but don’t see the CYMS tool in my portal at all.
CYMS is only available to those with acceptances.
 
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CYMS is only available to those with acceptances.
That’s what I thought. Just clarifying bc the person above said they saw their waitlist school(s) on it. Weird that they’d include them if those with only waitlists don’t have access.
 
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Has anyone withdrawn or planning to withdraw an A here?
 
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I just withdrew my A today! No confirmation email from the school yet, but very excited for whoever gets the spot!
 
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Anyone know if, in prior years, they continued the Tue (and Thu?) calls for the waitlist? Or if it could be on any day?
 
Anyone know if, in prior years, they continued the Tue (and Thu?) calls for the waitlist? Or if it could be on any day?
I think its random as spots open up. They should know how many students are in the class by the end of the day today and I'm guessing they'll start handing out acceptances this week and next week. After the class is full in a week or so, there will probably be little movement until beginning of class. A current student did say someone in their class got off the waitlist two weeks before July so not all hope will be lost, but general rule of thumb is that schools make the most of decisions the first couple weeks of May.
 
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Withdrew my A (for transparency, also had an associated merit scholarship that I hope goes to someone else!)
 
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Do you guys think it’s too early for WL movement today given yesterday was the CYMS tool deadline? It is probably wishful thinking that we’ll hear back today, huh…they do need to sort through the applicants and all
 
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Do you guys think it’s too early for WL movement today given yesterday was the CYMS tool deadline? It is probably wishful thinking that we’ll hear back today, huh…they do need to sort through the applicants and all

Previous threads showed the most movement the first week or so of may, nothing after that… so I’m assuming we’ll hear back by next week
 
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There may be a delay in waitlist movement this cycle, unless WL movement is going to be lower.
 
It’s because financial aid and FAFSA were delayed this year
 
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I just got the call that I got accepted from the WL! They said I was one of the first people they called so hopefully more will come soon!!
 
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