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How quickly do schools reject you?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by scarletgirl777, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. scarletgirl777

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    Which schools will send post-secondary rejections in like October or November? Or is it the norm to just string you along until March? I want to know how people can gauge if the process is going well or not if they've submitted secondaries in July or early August at the latest.
     
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    I got rejected damn quick by a few schools I applied to - within 2 weeks or so. Screening sucks. I think most rejects came within a month or so. Some schools strung me out until late April and even early May. I believe some schools are notorious for doing that, such as Tulane, Drexel, Jefferson, and a couple others that I can't recall.
     
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    Schools reject people in the same way that women do. Some give you a nice letter immediately. Some wait awhile. Some string you along making you hope there's a chance when there really isn't. And some straight up ignore you, no letter or anything. Ah...women...er...I mean med schools.
     
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    Yes, some send the rejection letters as soon as they receive the secondaries. Others never say a word. They just let you figure it out for yourself.
     
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    *cough* Drexel *cough*
     
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    cough cough jefferson cough cough
     
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    USF, Harvard, and Penn State have sent me diddley squat. They don't even dignify me with a rejection letter. Turds.

    Their loss.
     
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    possibly the best analogy ever.
     
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    You would think after paying them ~$100 and answering all their stupid essays at least they could do for you is print out a generic letter, eat the cost of a bulk mailing, and send it to you.
     
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    Depends on the school and depends on your application.
     
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    I was mainly seeing how possible it is to add schools later if you realize that your application season is about to suck...but it looks like that can be hard to determine.
     
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    Since you came to SDN before applying, you have the benefit of finding out how your application will likely fare beforehand and applying accordingly.
     
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    Woops, forgot about that one too, haha. :laugh:
     

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