Frustrated with secondaries

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  1. tBw

    tBw totally deluded

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    1. I check my email for 2ndary invitations way too often

    2. I don't get 2ndaries to schools I *am* interested in, I do get 2ndaries to 'safety' schools.

    3. I re-check this board 3,000,000 times an hour to see if other people are getting 2ndaries to schools I want 2ndaries from

    4. I refuse to read the stats of those that got in thread because it's depressing (is EVERYONE smarter than me??)

    5. I refuse to read the thread about interviews as that also runs my nerves (is EVREYONE ahead of me!)

    6. I am so agitated I even just went and read the TPR forums to occupy my mind for 5 secs. That at least relieved me about point #4 above - those guys can't possibly be smarter than me ;)

    Ok...I'm going to go chill...lay off the coffee
     
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  3. tBw

    tBw totally deluded

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    7. and I post pointless threads that make me sound neurotic when I'm not - I've just had too much coffee and am bored
     
  4. chopsuey

    chopsuey miss independent

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    8. You get really excited when you see a post about being frustrated with secondaries because that's exactly how YOU feel.



    decaf might be a good idea....maybe a little valium?? ;)


    in all seriousness, though.....i just wanted to say that i feel ya. i think most people are in the same position and i'm glad you posted that because it's exactly how a lot of us feel.
     
  5. Sweet Tea

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    9. you get really, really depressed when your email inbox/ snail mail box remain empty.

    10. when you're at work (i.e., not working on secondaries), you think you're wasting your time.


    ahhh... i understand the frustration, boy wonder. i'm doing my best to keep myself calm-- it's too early in this process to freak out!!
     
  6. Diogenes

    Diogenes Succat

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    Just chill..... Schools have a lot of applications to sift through. They will get to yours in due course. The timing of when you get a secondary doesn't mean anything.
     
  7. tBw

    tBw totally deluded

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    99.9% of the time I am so laid back you'de have to take my pulse to know I was alive - and I frequently laugh at the neurosis of premeds...but some days (today) I have one of those days when it's not even that I think I won't get a 2ndary to certain schools...it's just I want it NOW :laugh:

    I seriously think it may have something to do with the 3 grande starbucks I drank over lunch - but I'm not sure....
     
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    11. When you finally have the time to do a secondary, you get writer's block and can't get [email protected]#$ done.
     
  9. JumboFool

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    You mean you don't do secondaries while you're at work??? :D
    I was hoping other people would be as bad as I am.
     
  10. tBw

    tBw totally deluded

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    Besides, we can't all be godless, beach-luvin Californians ya know ;)
     
  11. nero

    nero Senior Member

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    guys, trust me i'd rather be in your postiions with a few secondaries in hand..........i'm still working on my personal statement......i had a full summer load and mcats and din't get a chance to START my app until the day after mcats..........you guys are so far ahead of the game you shouldn't worry.......you all will get yoru stuff soon.............keep your head up.........lots of ups and downs in this cycle.....i feel depressed half the time cause lots of people got secondaries and interviews, andi'm still on my primary...................

    nero
     
  12. Diogenes

    Diogenes Succat

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    Don't worry nero, I didn't submit AMCAS until early Oct. (then again, last year everyone was AMCAS-delayed, so schools were maybe more cool with it).
     
  13. CaNEM

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    Ok, this is getting to much like those "you might be a redneck" jokes.
     
  14. dr kevin40

    dr kevin40 Senior Member

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    why must all these ghetto-ass med schools have different questions. couldn't they have had one application, and whatever other info they wanted to know just ask during interviews? what a waste
     
  15. tBw

    tBw totally deluded

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    ummm...maybe the different schools are looking for different kinds of students? One would hope so...

    Besides...which ones specifically are "ghetto-assed"...? ;)
     

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