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April Pacific University Interview

Discussion in 'Pre-Optometry' started by lucky112, May 7, 2007.

  1. lucky112

    lucky112 2+ Year Member

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    Soooo I got my rejection letter today and was wondering if any of you are in the same boat as me! I've met a few of you and would love to keep in touch with you guys..I was one of the gals from CA sittin' outside talkin' to a group of you.

    There was another girl from the bay area, but I can't remember your name..if you're reading this, shoot me a message! I still have a few more prospects in mind, but at the same time kinda bummed out because I really wanted to go to Pacific and thought my interview went pretty well. :confused:
     
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  3. TeenahTunaah

    TeenahTunaah

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    hey there lucky112...i remember you from the pacific interview day!! i'm the girl from davis...i'm sorry you didn't get in...i just found out yesterday that i was put on the alternative list...:mad: what are your plans for next year?

    as for me, i'm not sure i can wait anymore so i will probably move to new york and attend SUNY
     
  4. gmanbc

    gmanbc 2+ Year Member

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    hey i think I remember you guys....(the whole day was somewhat of a blur for me), I am the guy from Vancouver BC. I havent received my letter yet.

    sorry about the rejection, hopefully another avenue is still open for you.
     
  5. tikiriki

    tikiriki New Member

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    Hi guys,

    I got on alternate list too (which is annoying as I hate waiting.) Guess we'll just have to pick other schools to attend. It was awesome meeting you guys though, too bad we won't be seeing each other next August :( Good luck everyone!

    Oh, and I'm the girl from Seattle in case you're wondering.
     
  6. gkchhina

    gkchhina pco - Class of 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Hey...Where abouts in seattle? I'm from Seattle as well. I'm attending PC0 in the fall.
     
  7. Subiedubie

    Subiedubie Junior Member 5+ Year Member

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    ^^hey guys
    I'm from Seattle as well. I attended UW and graduated in '06. I didn't think there were so many prospective optometry students in Seattle. I'm attending Nova come August.
     
  8. tikiriki

    tikiriki New Member

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    Yay! Some Seattlites and a fellow Husky to boot! I lived all over Seattle, but for the past 2 years I've been living in Bothell. Still consider myself living in Seattle as I'm there all the time; don't even bother to check out what Bothell has to offer :D

    I'm '05 graduate and I'll be attending SCCO this fall. Yeah, not a lot of people here know about optometry school, guess all they think about is med school because UW is just right there (?). I was very impressed with Nova with its awesome new facilities as well (Fran is great isn't she?), but overall SCCO won because of distance and clinical sites. Feeling sad about that $1000 deposit to Nova though :( Have you looked at housings around Nova yet? The on-campus housings look neat. Have fun in Ft. Lauderdale!
     
  9. gmanbc

    gmanbc 2+ Year Member

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    I got my letter today. Im on the alternate list aswell. Totally bummed.
     
  10. loveseyesinOR

    loveseyesinOR

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    Hey guys! I was the local Oregon girl sitting outside with you all! I too got put on the waitlist. I actually went in a few days ago to talk to Janelle about the strengths and weaknesses of my application. Don't feel too bad about where you are because Janelle told me only 2 people from our interview day were accepted into the program.

    Keep in touch though! Are all of you reapplying? Where to this year?
     
  11. mtrlOATgal

    mtrlOATgal 7+ Year Member

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    Feb 18, 2007
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    so are applicants selected from among those who interviewed with you on the same day?
     
  12. gmanbc

    gmanbc 2+ Year Member

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    I just got my acceptance this past friday!!!! anyone else get any updates???
     
  13. eyelectric

    eyelectric Pacific Class of 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Mar 8, 2007
    Congratulations! See you in the fall.

    Good luck to everyone else who is waiting to hear back!
     
  14. iheartojos

    iheartojos

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    Jun 10, 2007
    YAY!!!! congrats:)
     
  15. prettygreeneyes

    prettygreeneyes Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Guarded by Ninjas
    I love your screen name! Too cute!
     
  16. freedomreigns

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    aww CONGRATULATIONS!!!:hardy:

    wow its so funny and cool how u guys have seen each other and are all getting accepted and moving on to making this wonderful career that was once your 'dream' and 'pursuit' <in terms of acceptance into schools> & now u guys are gona be optometrists!! how exciting!! Congrats n God Bless! :D
     
  17. meameame12

    meameame12 2+ Year Member

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    dont do it!! the money is awful once you get out.

    85-91k income, all corporate. get ready for walmart! what you make you keep - rent at 10 - 20 percent if 2 or 1 door state, respectively. plus all the good places are taken.
     
  18. hfpepperbean47

    hfpepperbean47 You wish you were me 2+ Year Member

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    Apr 10, 2007
    thanks for all your doom and gloom posts
     
  19. sniklegem

    sniklegem My pupils: o O 2+ Year Member

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    AMEN! Doom and gloom drives me crazy. These people have nothing else better to do?
     
  20. hfpepperbean47

    hfpepperbean47 You wish you were me 2+ Year Member

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    Apparently not evidenced by the massive number of them:laugh:
     

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