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Hopkins revisit this weekend...who is coming?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Sir William Osler, Mar 30, 2002.

  1. Sir William Osler

    Sir William Osler Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    So this weekend it is...has anyone received confirmation about their housing for the weekend? I haven't received a darn thing. anyways, i'm excited and cant wait to meet my future friends and colleagues.
     
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  3. 11000

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    i haven't received any word on housing either, i think they may give us that info when we register on friday morning... i can't believe i'm going to hopkins...! see y'all soon
     
  4. Hopkins2010

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    I'll be coming as well. Still havent got my plane tix yet so I'm going to do that now.

    I havent received anythhing in the mail yet either, so I guess I'm just going to have to wing it while I'm down there or ask if they have another schedule they can give me.
     
  5. Hopkins2010

    Hopkins2010 Banned Banned

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    Are any of you opting out of the baseball game/aquarium visit?

    I'd like to come back on that Saturday, but I dont want to rustle any feathers either. Would they care if I left before those activities start up? I think they are last on the schedule of things.
     
  6. 11000

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    hey baylor-- i'm leaving right after lunch on saturday (will miss the game/aquarium) b/c i'm in a show that evening... i don't think they'll care at all... take care
     
  7. LilMissDrDoolittle

    LilMissDrDoolittle Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    So wait, if we havent heard from hopkins then, I assume hope is gone?
     
  8. Sonic Hedgehog

    Sonic Hedgehog MSTP guru 7+ Year Member

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    Hi Guys

    I just got back from my personalized revisit at Hopkins... I had a blast! It strengthened my favor towards the school. I was surprised to see that so many grad students actually owned houses in the area. I got to talk to so many cool faculty members, hung out with a lot of med students, got the full tour of baltimore and of hopkins, and went to about 4-5 lectures with med students (I was there for about 4 days). It was amazing! I'm sure you'll all love it.
     
  9. DesperatelySeekingMD

    DesperatelySeekingMD Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    The one thing that I am wondering about is whether we need sleeping bags or anything else for sleeping arrangements...I think we will just figure out most of it when we get there. And about leaving early- this weekend is about us and I don't think they care when you leave, as long a you feel you got a good second look at the school.
    See you there!
     
  10. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I'll be there, but as of yet I haven't even received ANYTHING in the mail...got my acceptance and financial aid and in that note it told me about the weekend. I bought a plane ticket and so far I'll just be showing up unannounced at their doorstep on Friday morning :D

    Hope there's someplace for me to sleep...
     
  11. LilMissDrDoolittle

    LilMissDrDoolittle Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Will you guys please tell me when you interviewed.
     
  12. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Dr. Doolittle-

    Interviewed on 2/15 and got a phone call on 3/18. As I said before they still haven't officially sent me stuff on the second look weekend, but I'm crashing the party anyway <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />

    I wouldn't be too nervous yet, they take at least a month to make a decision post-interview- GOOD LUCK!
     
  13. NineSixteen

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    So I just called and was told that 1st years would be calling us today and tomorrow to finalize housing stuff (so I guess those phone calls will answer questions about sleeping bags, etc) So, if you sent in the form, you should be getting a phone call.
     
  14. quake

    quake Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    nine-sixteen. this is very strange. I interviewed on 2/14 and the receptionist told me last Friday that they just met on the 2/14 applications. Please, don't get me wrong I'm not trying to repeat the numbers guy/Original mortal combat. But do u think the receptionist was pulling a fast one on me?
     
  15. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by quake:
    <strong> I'm not trying to repeat the numbers guy/Original mortal combat. But do u think the receptionist was pulling a fast one on me?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Hee hee. Bringing up memories of past SDN spats...don't worry, I won't jump all over you and accuse you of calling me a liar or anything like that, you have a legitimate concern. So, I definately interviewed on Friday, Feb 15 and there was a message on my answering maching from Dean White on Monday, March 18. :confused:

    I would believe the receptionist, there could be a million reasons why the 15th applicants went to committee before the 14th...an interviewer was late submitting the report, member of the ad com was sick with West Nile virus, you name it. I've stopped trying to make sense of this entire process and just go with the flow. If she told you that you just went to committee, it's probably true and you should be getting a phone call soon. I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya!
     
  16. 11000

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    nine-sixteen,

    interviewed on 9/13 and got the phone call on 9/28... good luck!
     
  17. 11000

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    oops, that last post was for dolittle and quake, sorry! but good luck to nine-sixteen too! (we all could use good luck once in a while, right?)

    swar
     
  18. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by swaroop1:
    <strong>oops, that last post was for dolittle and quake, sorry! but good luck to nine-sixteen too! (we all could use good luck once in a while, right?)

    swar</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif"><img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" /> Aww, thanks, swar! See you this weekend, right?
     
  19. 11000

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    i wouldn't miss it for anything! are you definitely going to hopkins, nine-sixteen?
     
  20. quake

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    You guys are so nice.
    Okay, any 2/14's in here. Have you guys heard anything. I just called and asked the receptionist about 2/14. She claims they are still making calls. This is stranger than anything I have ever put my mind to. Oh well, its all good. Cheers everybody.
     
  21. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    99.9 % sure, just waiting on one last school to reject me so that it will be final and official :) But, I'm pretty stoked about Hopkins and can't wait for this weekend!
     
  22. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by quake:
    <strong>You guys are so nice.
    Okay, any 2/14's in here. Have you guys heard anything. I just called and asked the receptionist about 2/14. She claims they are still making calls. This is stranger than anything I have ever put my mind to. Oh well, its all good. Cheers everybody.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">They're just showing you extra love since you interviewed on Valentine's Day!!! <img border="0" alt="[Lovey]" title="" src="graemlins/lovey.gif" /> <img border="0" alt="[Lovey]" title="" src="graemlins/lovey.gif" />
     
  23. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Nine-sixteen:
    <strong>99.9 % sure, just waiting on one last school to reject me so that it will be final and official :) But, I'm pretty stoked about Hopkins and can't wait for this weekend!</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Okay, bump that number up to 100%, just made a trip to the mailbox! Hopkins it is!!! <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" /> <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />

    (How many posts do you all think I can do in a row today?)
     
  24. quake

    quake Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    shucks, I wish i had not interviewed on V-day then. I detest this kind of love. Hey 9-16, were you waiting for harvard?
     
  25. sorrento

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    Hey, I think I might be coming after all ... did anyone buy a plane ticket at the last minute? If so, do you mind sharing method and what you paid? (coming from CA).thanks!
     
  26. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by quake:
    <strong>Hey 9-16, were you waiting for harvard?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Yep. Oh well. I'm perfectly happy with the decision that was made for me...fate, maybe? Probably just a bad interview :)
     
  27. 11000

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    i just got an email from hopkins confirming my housing arrangements... they said to dress casual, and to bring a sleeping bag...

    of course, all of y'all will receive that same email, but just in case y'all check sdn first...

    take care
     

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