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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Hemorrage, Jan 13, 2014.

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  1. Hemorrage

    Hemorrage Ambrose 5+ Year Member

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    So i've gone on 4 interviews so far but i'm still waiting to hear back from 19 other schools. Anyone in the same boat with silence from across the board?
     
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  3. QuinnTheEskimo

    QuinnTheEskimo

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    I haven't counted but I'm waiting on at least 10. I am chalking them up to silent rejections at this point. I might get incredibly lucky and score another 1-2 interviews, but that's doubtful.
     
  4. j1feldma

    j1feldma 5+ Year Member

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    Nov 11, 2010
    Valhalla, NY
    MDApps:
    Still waiting for post-secondary responses from 10 schools and 4 post-interview. No in-state (Cali) love, either. The silence is deafening!
     
  5. juliuspepperwood

    juliuspepperwood 2+ Year Member

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    Dec 4, 2013
    MDApps:
    12 pre-interview rejections
    3 pre-interview holds
    13 haven't heard anything
    3 interviews - 1 waitlist 2 decisions deferred
     
  6. Zelda840

    Zelda840 2+ Year Member

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    Oct 19, 2013
    1 interview - still waiting to hear
    1 - haven't heard anything (assuming silent rejection)
     
  7. aishtr1295

    aishtr1295 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 30, 2013
    10 haven't heard anything
    8 interview invites
    6 pre-interview rejections

    good luck!
     
  8. justAstudent

    justAstudent SDN Gold Donor Gold Donor 5+ Year Member

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    Apr 12, 2011
    California
    Still waiting to hear from about 20 schools.
     
  9. Medicalhopeful

    Medicalhopeful 7+ Year Member

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    Apr 23, 2008
    Still waiting to hear from about 19 schools.
     
  10. jaybird117

    jaybird117

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    Mar 5, 2013
    4 rejections, 1 interview, still holding on 10. The wait is killing me...
     
  11. T3ckFr3s

    T3ckFr3s

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    Nov 8, 2013
    2 waitlists
    5 pre-interview rejections

    waiting on 11 more schools
     
  12. lalalaaaaaa

    lalalaaaaaa 5+ Year Member

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    Sep 29, 2011
    0interviews
    4 rejections
    2 pre interview holds
    10 still waiting
    :/
     
  13. QuinnTheEskimo

    QuinnTheEskimo

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    Do you have a red flag in your app?
     
  14. gumdrops

    gumdrops 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 13, 2013
    Looks like the Tactless Patrol is out in full force today...
     
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  15. pomo

    pomo 2+ Year Member

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    Dec 30, 2013
    California
    waiting to hear from:
    18 silences
    1 pre-interview holds
    4 "small pools"
    1 interview decision
     
  16. Hemorrage

    Hemorrage Ambrose 5+ Year Member

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    Looks like we're all in the 10-20 silence boat.. the next few months will slowly clear all this up
     
  17. GM2006

    GM2006

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    Oct 10, 2013
    7 interviews
    9 rejections
    22 silences (3 holds and 1 small-pool).

    Secondaries submitted in July & August
     
  18. kmp0410

    kmp0410 2+ Year Member

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    Feb 9, 2013
    Applied to 13. Down to 9. Silence at 8. 1 Interview and Waitlist (In Sept/Oct).

    Applied 2 days after opening...this thing is brutal. I remember being stressed and wary back in September...now I don't know what I feel. I have begun to check my email a little less though.
     
  19. Pandaeac

    Pandaeac 2+ Year Member

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    May 28, 2013
    north east
    MDApps:
    5 rejections, 3 pre-interview holds, 8 interviews (2 acceptances, 2 waitlists, and 4 I'm waiting to hear from), 17 schools I've heard nada from since submitting the secondary.
     
  20. Ace-Co-A

    Ace-Co-A taking up the mantle cell lymphoma 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 8, 2012
    Port-au-Prince
    5 waiting to hear back
    2 interviewed, will hear back in the next couple of weeks,
    1 rejection
    1 interview to come! :woot:
     
  21. talinnlove

    talinnlove Correspondence PhD in Everythingology 2+ Year Member

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    May 22, 2013
    The library
    All MD:
    10 silence
    10 rejections pre-interview
    7 interviews: 3 accepts, 1 waitlist, 1 rejection, 2 waiting to hear
     
  22. wiloghby

    wiloghby In a Step 1 cave 2+ Year Member

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    I'm waiting on ??? schools. The trick is to not even keep track. There are a few schools that I care about and stay in touch with and I know what's going on there. For all the other schools, I just let them sort it out and notify me of stuff. It is less stressful by far this way (I briefly tried caring about every school's status in the beginning of the cycle).

    At the same time, I know that it's impossible to avoid thinking about it sometimes... especially if you haven't earned that first acceptance yet.
     
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  23. literallybased

    literallybased 2+ Year Member

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    I'm still waiting on 9 schools, with 3 rejections, 1 acceptance and 2 pending interviews. Had a later app though.

    What did you mean by "staying in touch" with certain schools? Is it worthwhile contacting top choice schools about the status of your application other than for peace of mind?
     

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