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Creighton's Active Alternate List?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by 2quik, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. 2quik

    2quik Junior Member 2+ Year Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    Has anyone received notification that they're on it? Or anyone know when it comes out?
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  3. messenger

    messenger Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 27, 2006
    all ive gotten is that it says "Waitlisted" in addsas page...nothing else.:oops:
  4. mooredge

    mooredge Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    May 16, 2005
    Same here.
  5. Emerson08


    Dec 14, 2006
    I received a letter in the mail.
  6. 2quik

    2quik Junior Member 2+ Year Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    So anyone know if they're on the ACTIVE alternate list?
  7. keikei

    keikei Member 5+ Year Member

    Oct 18, 2005
    i thought we will be notified by email
  8. Red Falcon

    Red Falcon 2+ Year Member

    Oct 21, 2006
    Have you gone through the waitlist activation process yet? I know a predental friend that was placed on the inactive waitlist last year until he was sent to the active list in the final days before his acceptance. The key is getting onto the active list before the final cut because your odds of being accepted go way up.

    Check with the admissions office to find out if you've been activated or not. If you don't ask in that manner, they will simply tell you that you are still under consideration because they get plenty of inquiries every day and don't have time to explain everything outright. If your status remains inactive after the final meeting, then that's Creighton's way of saying they will send you a rejection letter after admissions is closed out. But if you have been sent to the list of activated predents within the next committee meeting, then you can bet your stars that you still have a fighting chance of being accepted this cycle. The list of activated waitlisters isn't nearly as long as the one of the inactive reserves. They received well over the typical 2,500 applications for only 85 seats this cycle.
  9. burton117

    burton117 The Big Kahuna 10+ Year Member

    Jan 7, 2004
    Anybody know when the last committee meeting is?
  10. SHC1984

    SHC1984 Banned Banned 5+ Year Member

    Feb 1, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    I heard Creighton DO NOT require an interview. Is that true?
  11. SirShagaLot

    SirShagaLot Move Maker Extraordinaire 5+ Year Member

    Nov 30, 2005
  12. Leine4

    Leine4 5+ Year Member

    Jan 6, 2007
    Hi all, just called today and asked Diane for the low-down. She said she doesn't know when they decide on the active waitlist and hasn't heard anything about when the committee will meet again. I was hoping for some more info, but that's all I got. :)
  13. piko00

    piko00 2+ Year Member

    Feb 18, 2007
    2quik, are you referring to the 30 people active waitlist? I know that they send a letter offering waitlist status, but then of those who accept the waitlist offer, only 30 are selected for their so-called "active waitlist". Were you talking about this 30 people active waitlist?
  14. 2quik

    2quik Junior Member 2+ Year Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    yeah, i was talking about that.
  15. washingtonDAT

    washingtonDAT 2+ Year Member

    Dec 3, 2006
    I talked to the director of admissions and he said that they will probably have the active wait list out sometime in April.
  16. Tygerm9

    Tygerm9 Junior Member 2+ Year Member

    Apr 22, 2006
    Does anyone know if the people who get spots on the active alternate will be told of their position or place on the list? I remembered reading other SDN posts in the past that said students are not told of their position on the list or that Creighton does not give rankings at all. It seems crazy that they wouldn't give rankings at all because then they would have to re-evaluate every applicant on the list every time a spot opened up. Anyone know how creighton does this?
  17. Leine4

    Leine4 5+ Year Member

    Jan 6, 2007
    Hey, it's been a couple of weeks, so has anyone heard about the active alternate list????
  18. Leokazumahyon

    Leokazumahyon 2+ Year Member

    Feb 24, 2007
    I've been waiting for a couple of MONTHS. A bit odd, isn't it?
  19. littlemissy

    littlemissy 5+ Year Member

    Mar 6, 2007
    I am in the same boat as you guys. I hope them come out with that list soon. They are cutting it down to thirty people from I don't know how many. Hope we all make it and end up as classmates.

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