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Alright, I am too anxious....I am starting this thread so that all of you guys who have already gotten into schools can tell us what the acceptance envelope looked like. Was it thick, thin, certified, ect.? Maybe you can throw in there if you were called ahead of time or anything else that made it special. We can start a list (so people like me who check SDN 100 times a day don't have to look up each school's individual thread). Thanks for your help! Hopefully I can add something to this list soon!
 

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I just got my first today. It was a standard letter from Temple, but I could tell it contained more than one sheet of paper. I never received a phone call or email, just the letter - and what a relief it was.
 

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My acceptance letter from U. of Louisville came in an ordinary envelope with one sheet of paper in it. It scared the crap out of me until I opened it, I was sure it was a rejection letter. I know U. of Kentucky calls applicants as soon as they're accepted, so they know before they get the letter. Good luck!
 

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kwc1979 said:
Alright, I am too anxious....I am starting this thread so that all of you guys who have already gotten into schools can tell us what the acceptance envelope looked like. Was it thick, thin, certified, ect.? Maybe you can throw in there if you were called ahead of time or anything else that made it special. We can start a list (so people like me who check SDN 100 times a day don't have to look up each school's individual thread). Thanks for your help! Hopefully I can add something to this list soon!
I gotten a few as well...standard 9x12 envelopes, thin but more than sheet, no certification. Almost all of them were preceded by an email, but that could be b/c it they were all first releases.
Good Luck!!
 

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I haven't been lucky enough to get any acceptances yet... but I have heard that Penn State's acceptance letter is sent in an oversized and thick envelope. UMD seems to use regular size envelopes, but they are pretty thick. Vermont's letter is supposed to be "small" whatever that means. I believe DMS' letter is very thin, just one sheet of paper.

I see they are people even more neurotic than myself... ;) Sucks to wait for decisions post-interview... :mad:
 

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oddly enough, all my acceptances came in small envelopes.

it wasn't too bad as i was first notified via email by some :thumbup:
 
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Okay this is what we have so far... please feel free to add/edit if you want.

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
 

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At least from my experience...but apparently it's not the same for all:

Penn State: Big fat 9x12 envelope

Robert Wood: Call then the above
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick

UCLA Regular sized and very thin

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
 

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UCLAstudent said:
AECOM: Regular envelope

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick

UCLA Regular sized and very thin

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky:
Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami:
Thin

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

Louisville:
Thin

Penn State:
Oversized/thick

Temple:
Regular sized, but thick

UCLA Regular sized and very thin

Washington University: [/B]Big Express Mail envelope
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Case: Thin

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky: Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami: Thin

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

Louisville: Thin

Penn State: Oversized/thick

Temple: Regular sized, but thick

UCLA Regular sized and very thin

UNC: Oversized/thick

U Pitt: Oversized & moderately thick

UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!

Washington University: Big Express Mail envelope
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Case: Thin

Dartmouth: Thin

Kentucky: Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami: Thin

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

Louisville: Thin

Penn State: Oversized/thick

Temple: Regular sized, but thick

UCLA Regular sized and very thin

U Oklahoma: Big Red Envelope & Thin

UNC: Oversized/thick

U Pitt: Oversized & moderately thick

UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!

Washington University: Big Express Mail envelope
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Case: Thin

Dartmouth: Thin

Duke: Oversized, thick, and addressed to "The Future Dr. ____"

Kentucky: Call first, then letter sent

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami: Thin

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

Louisville: Thin

Penn State: Oversized/thick

Temple: Regular sized, but thick

UCLA: Regular sized and very thin

U Oklahoma: Big Red Envelope & Thin

UNC: Oversized/thick

U Pitt: Oversized & moderately thick

UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
 

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AECOM: Regular envelope

Case: Thin

Dartmouth: Thin

Duke: Oversized, thick, and addressed to "The Future Dr. ____"

Kentucky: Call first, then letter sent

Louisville: Thin

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami: Thin

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

OHSU: Thin

Penn State: Oversized/thick

Temple: Regular sized, but thick

UCLA: Regular sized and very thin

U Oklahoma: Big Red Envelope & Thin

UNC: Oversized/thick

U Pitt: Oversized & moderately thick

UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
 

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Albany: Oversized/thick

AECOM: Regular envelope

Case: Thin

Dartmouth: Thin

Duke: Oversized, thick, and addressed to "The Future Dr. ____"

Kentucky: Call first, then letter sent

Louisville: Thin

Maryland: Regular sized, but thick

Miami: Thin

NYMC: Oversized/thick

Northwestern: regular sized and plain, with 3 sheets inside

OHSU: Thin

Penn State: Oversized/thick

Temple: Regular sized, but thick

UCLA: Regular sized and very thin

U Oklahoma: Big Red Envelope & Thin

U Minnesota: Call first, big envelope

UNC: Oversized/thick

U Pitt: Oversized & moderately thick

UW: I got a manilla envelope but a friend of mine from Alaska got a regular sized letter...don't recycle that letter before you read it!!

Washington University:
Big Express Mail envelope
 
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Anyone know how BU, Georgetown, Temple, Drexel, NYMC, or SLU acceptance letters come? Thanks!
 

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kwc1979 said:
Anyone know how BU, Georgetown, Temple, Drexel, NYMC, or SLU acceptance letters come? Thanks!
BU is a large envelope.
 

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Just curious, has anyone ever gotten an envelope larger than regular letter-size that was a rejection or waitlist?
 

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This thread has blown holes in my theory that you can predict the answer by the envelop. I thought that if it was a 8x11 envelop you were accepted and a standard size meant rejection or waitlist
My inexperience speaks for itself...
MCW- 8x11
UW-Mad - standard...waitlist.

(Only applied to 5 schools, denied one interview and never heard back from the other two after the secondaries)