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First rejection :(

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by toxin, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. toxin

    toxin Senior Member
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    Just got a letter from Northwestern and they dont want me :( ....I am starting to doubt the quality of my application , I just hope that I will land an interview somewhere ...need some emotional support peeps :(
     
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  3. Jon Davis

    Jon Davis I killed the bank.
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    Let me be the first to invite you to the Wall of Shame Thread. You'll have lots of company!
     
  4. FictionalGirl

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    did it show up on the status page that they made a decision? before you got the letter. I've been waiting to hear from them since i've been complete since August and nada, i think i've gotten the boot as well. Chin up! Come join the wall.
     
  5. drmota

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    i'm sorry but are you serious? northwestern is a really TOUGH school to get into. i'm sure your app is quality. dont worry that one school didn't think so. many others will. if not i promise you a money back guarantee. i take that back i haven't seen your app. but i'm sure its solid. hang in there.
    -mota
     
  6. 45408

    45408 aw buddy
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    I've got one rejection under my belt, but I really hope I get into NU/Feinberg. :oops:
     
  7. tmbyao

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    Hang in there Toxin! I've already received 13 rejections :( It's easier said than done but we gotta think positive! Something good will happen in the end!!
     
  8. Law2Doc

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    Just tell yourself you didn't really want to go there anyhow, and move on. It is the atypical applicant, however strong, that gets in everywhere. But if a single rejection makes you doubt the quality of your application you may need a reality check -- there are possibly tons of people out there applying with stats at least as good as yours, many will be even better, so up your humility a bit. Med school is not a guaranty for many - It is the extremely rare applicant who simply waltzes into med school without any difficulty or stress, and that school usually would have to bear his family name.
     
  9. Kleintje

    Kleintje Why not?
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    I would like to know too!
     
  10. mustangsally65

    mustangsally65 Sally 2.0
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    Hey, Toxin, try to be more positive. Even the best applicants get rejected from somewhere!

    I've got about 4 rejections so far, and I haven't heard from a lot of schools at all, so realize that we're all in this together and you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find a prince.
     
  11. busthwt

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    This process is really fluid. Most applicants recieve alot of "thin envelopes" before they recieve an acceptance. Just keep going at it, if your persistent; one school has to give you a shot.
     
  12. Little Rascal

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    I was just rejected from NW as well, they didn't update the status page, just sent a letter. NW is a tough school to get into as the above poster said, so don't let it get you down.
     
  13. toxin

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    My page wasnt updated either..just got a letter. Thanks for the support everyone, its just that my situation is really complicated thats why I am concerned. I just hope I land one interview ...well got 11 more schools to go :)
     
  14. sistahnik

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    sorry for the rejections!! :( That's O.K. just hope for the best with the other schools and keep hope alive. Don't lose your confidence just keep your head up to the sky because it's the limit. :love:
     
  15. kaffy

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    Don't feel to sad, OP. The first one is the hardest and I think rejections come quicker than acceptances...but most people get rejected somewhere. I hope this is your only one.
     
  16. kaffy

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    sorry. I meant don't feel too bad. :laugh:
     
  17. Psycho Doctor

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    I'm so sorry. Just to let you know Northwestern seems to taje a lot of their own state applicants. I got rejected from there last year and yet got into a lot of great schools. Don't give up hope; I'm sure you'll get your interviews soon. Are you an August MCATer?
     
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    I'm so sorry. Just to let you know Northwestern seems to taje a lot of their own state applicants. I got rejected from there last year and yet got into a lot of great schools. Don't give up hope; I'm sure you'll get your interviews soon. Are you an August MCATer?
     
  19. TimmyTheWonderD

    TimmyTheWonderD Takin' it 1 day @ a time!
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    believe it or not, NW shows NO MERCY, i mean, no preference to their in-state applicants, the whole country is on equal footing w/ NW! so, don't feel bad about this being your first rejection, it was mine too! i was totally expecting it to tell you the truth because i am not super MDAPPLICANT profile person. don't let it get you down :rolleyes:
     
  20. SanDiegoSOD

    SanDiegoSOD Milk was a bad choice
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    Don't worry too much about one rejection. The process is random, and really, one shouldn't read too far into a single rejection. In the long run, you only need one acceptance to become a doctor :)
     
  21. N1DERL&

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    Nothing changed on my status page. I was surprised to see the letter on Saturday.

    Hang in there Toxin!! NW is an incredibly crazy school. No reflection on you alright? :p
     
  22. Psycho Doctor

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    oh i was told they did care. :eek: so i now feel more insulted they didn't want me :D
     

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