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has anyone been emailing, contacting schools that you would want to interview at but havent heard from that you really like their school and would love to go there etc.
 

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jackets5 said:
has anyone been emailing, contacting schools that you would want to interview at but havent heard from that you really like their school and would love to go there etc.

I would like to do that at a couple of school but I am afraid they are gonna say "take a number".
 

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I've just been lurking around the adcom windows at Colorado.
 

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I think i have to start doing that. There are few schools on top of my list who are being very slow for some reason.
 
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The way im looking at it never hurts to tell a school your really interested in them. It may get your application looked more thourghly and get an interview over people with similar stats who havent expressed intrest.
 

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Or you may annoy the staff in the admissions office that are forced, hour after hour, day after day, to field questions from neurotic pre-meds about their application status, their offers of acceptance, or which color tie might impress their interviewers most if they get an interview. One can imagine that a person forced to deal with such compulsive potential students might snap every once in awhile, and "lose" a file.

Now that I've planted that seed in your mind, feel free to worry the weekend away and call every school at which you have a file to make sure you're still in their databanks come Monday. :smuggrin:
 
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Im not worried at all. And im not talking about doing it every day or week maybe 6 weeks after complete let them know your very interested still in their school. I definatley agree with not being annoying.
 

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Personal expereince has shown me that somewhere between 9 and 12 "check-ins" a week crosses the annoyance threshold. I plan on publishing my report soon.
 

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DoctorFunk said:
Or you may annoy the staff in the admissions office that are forced, hour after hour, day after day, to field questions from neurotic pre-meds about their application status, their offers of acceptance, or which color tie might impress their interviewers most if they get an interview. One can imagine that a person forced to deal with such compulsive potential students might snap every once in awhile, and "lose" a file.

Now that I've planted that seed in your mind, feel free to worry the weekend away and call every school at which you have a file to make sure you're still in their databanks come Monday. :smuggrin:

lol....that's exactly what I am thinking. It's like you can tell by their tone if they are annoyed 'cause you called or something. And then I get really nervous when they want my AMCAS ID and might misplace my file or something in the garbage can...'cause they sure as hell cashed my check already.
 

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I am aggressively pursuing interviews. Afterall, I really need to...lol..However, I am doing it via update letters and letters of interest. I am not "whoring" myself around just pointing out to each school why I am interested in them. I am just being reviewed by the committees now so I am sending them before I am reviewed. I am hoping I can get a good enough look for an interview. Then I plan on letters post-interview (if I get any).