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I Got Into U Cinci (out Or Stater)!!!

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by applehead96, Aug 1, 2002.

  1. applehead96

    applehead96 Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    New York
    hi guys. I have not really been following sdn for a couple months now just bc I had lost hope. I was on 3 WLs: U Cinci, NYMC and SLU. Just today, I got a call from U Cincinnati, offering me a place in their class. And to my great surprise, they offer the deferral option!! So I am going to defer for one year... Just want to share my news so that those who are on WLs keep hope alive!

    applehead :clap: :clap:
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  3. Raptor

    Raptor Found one 7+ Year Member

    Yep yep hurry!!! Congratulations on your acceptances!!! It's time to boogie clapies!!!

    :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
  4. Bikini Princess

    Bikini Princess 7+ Year Member

    May 26, 2002
    wow! congrats :clap: i didnt' know waitlists moved this late in the year. It's awesome that you have the chance to defer. That will prolly give someone else on the waitlist a chance too.
  5. imtiaz

    imtiaz i cant translate stupid Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Jul 26, 2000
    New York, NY
    wohoaaaa!! congratulations!!! :)
  6. calbears84

    calbears84 professional baller 7+ Year Member

    Sep 16, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    congrats....enjoy your year off :clap:
  7. applehead96

    applehead96 Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    New York
    Thanks everyone.
    For those who are interested, my stats were GPA: 3.5, MCAT 28M
    I was a CA resident and didn't think my chances were so good since U Cinci isn't really known to accept a lot of out of staters. And, looking at their brochure, there are only about 3 or 4 students in each class who came from a UC school (i.e. Berkeley, Davis, LA). Hope this helps!
  8. DukeBluDevl02

    DukeBluDevl02 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    May 31, 2002
    Congratulations! I am an in-stater and couldn't get in :( But, maybe this year! Congrats again!
  9. Doctora Foxy

    Doctora Foxy Meow 7+ Year Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Congrats, that rocks!!! Now you cn relax for an entire year with no worries! :D :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
  10. Sweet Tea

    Sweet Tea Girl Next Door Physician 10+ Year Member

    YAYAYAYAYAY!!!! That's awesome you got in, and really awesome you get to defer!!! Enjoy your year, and here come more clappies!!
    :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
  11. TysonCook

    TysonCook Senior Member Physician Faculty 10+ Year Member

    Aug 19, 2002
    Carolinas Medical Center
    Congtrats! I'm a first year and if you have any q's email me. This school is great, the faculty is wonderful, and you will have a great time. They have really invested in the school and are starting to remodel everything. Couldn't be better for me. I also had accepts for several others (including SLU and UCP) but turned them down for Cincinnati.

  12. Adcadet

    Adcadet Long way from Gate 27 10+ Year Member

    hey, congrats!
    Just out of curiosity, what are you planning on doing for the next year?
  13. PrincessCKNY

    PrincessCKNY Crown Royal Member 7+ Year Member

    Jan 10, 2002
    Wow!! Good job!! Congratulations! Yeah, what are you planning on doing for your year off? Sound like a dream... :clap: :) :D ;) :cool:
  14. pocwana

    pocwana MD/MBA candidate c/o 2008 7+ Year Member

    May 11, 2002
    woo-hoo. congrats, applehead. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
  15. USeF

    USeF sunny L.A. 10+ Year Member

    Guess I missed this one the first time around..

    :clap: :clap:
    Congratulations! YOu get to be an MD and take a year off. WOw, that is so awesome for them to allow it THIS late in the game. I was told in May by a school that "deferrals were less likely at this time of year since we are trying to solidify our class"

    Go applehead! haha, that sounds funny. :)
  16. applehead96

    applehead96 Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    New York
    Thank you again for the kind words.

    I was also surprised when U Cinci said they offer the deferral. I guess I was lucky, or that UC is very generous about it.

    For those interested in what i'm doing during my year off. I've been working this past year at a pharmaceutical advertising company and am learning a lot about the drugs and the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry in general. It's been very cool and I plan to continue for the next year. Although, my friends tell me to travel and sit on my ass just bc I won't be able to do it again, ever! So, I'll try to take 2 months off b4 school starts to travel and just veg out!!

    When I was in college, I was in a huge rush to get it all done, med school, residency, soon as possible. But, I'm glad that I took a year off to work. I feel that it gave me a better perspective on life, my goals, and my priorities. Now, I'm happy to be in more of a 'slow motion,' 'enjoy the scenery' mode...

    thanks again everybody for your support and best wishes in your endeavors...

    p.s. TysonCook, Thank you for your help. I'll definitely PM you soon!


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