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Applying June 3rd versus June ~10th... big difference?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Th2, May 18, 2014.

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  1. Th2

    Th2 2+ Year Member

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    Hi,

    I've essentially got my application completed as a result of applying last cycle. This year, there are just a couple of adjustments and revisions I intend on making. However, my semester ends on May 30th and would like to maintain focus until then. After that, I am free to work on my app.

    Since I want to spend more than 3 days on revising it... what difference would it be to apply a week after it opens? Apping day 1 I'm sure ALWAYS looks nice--"this kid must really be on the ball!" But really, big whooptie-do if I app the 10th?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. WesternRedCedar

    WesternRedCedar

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    Get off SDN. There is no difference. Anyone who tells you otherwise is ill-informed.

    Apply by August, and you're still early for most schools.
     
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  4. medickdb

    medickdb 5+ Year Member

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    Most schools don't even send secondaries until late June - mid July, some even later than that.
     
  5. radian313

    radian313 SDN Gold Donor Gold Donor 7+ Year Member

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    "Get off SDN" Probably the best advice on this site....lol
     
  6. iWillOneDay

    iWillOneDay Banned Banned

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    I think the reason we think there is a difference is because we are desperate to get in.
     
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  7. orangeman25

    orangeman25 2+ Year Member

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    June is early. July is on time. August is late, but if you have good stats August is fine. Anything later, you're asking for trouble.
     
  8. Elevencents

    Elevencents 5+ Year Member

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    I'd say even later. Was complete last week of July and still was able to score a couple first interview dates. August is perfectly fine. Even being complete at one school in October, I scored a quick turn around interview and is ultimately where I ended up matriculating to.
     
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  9. docemmettbrown

    docemmettbrown 2+ Year Member

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    August imo will be a school to school things(I.e.: the oldest schools, who receive the most apps, it may be late.)

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  10. Major

    Major SDN Gold Donor Gold Donor 2+ Year Member

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    Probably advice all of us should heed more often lol
     
  11. IslandStyle808

    IslandStyle808 Akuma residency or bust! 2+ Year Member

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    This is very true.
     
  12. rzoo14

    rzoo14 2+ Year Member

    I don't think its late(TCOM being the exception due to TMDSAS). If you're applying in the first week of June (or even most of June), chances are you'll get verified in a relatively short amount of time compared to any time later in the cycle. Peak times for aacomas verification are August-Dec. As someone mentioned, most secondaries go out in mid-late July and you'll still be considered for the first batch of interviews.

    edit: misread the post
     

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