I got rejected from Mayo cuz of this!!!

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  1. Boundless Energy

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    You guys are not going to beleive this but I interviewed at Mayo, and my interview was going pretty well.... it was basically a chill interview with this lady doc, pretty young. Towards the end, we were talking about what to do in Minnesota, with me coming from L.A..... and she later said, "here, let me show you around tonight, we can do something before your flight leaves..." and I was ummmm, "I don't think thats appropriate," she was basically flirting with me and asking me out.... after saying no, there was a long bit of silence, and the interview ended quickly afer that. Needless to say, I was just rejected from the med school... what do you guys think of that???
     
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  3. vyc

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    you don't know for sure if that was the reason why you got rejected...
     
  4. pocwana

    pocwana MD/MBA candidate c/o 2008

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    even if it's wasnt the rejection reason, it's still inappropriate.

    did you tell her your SDN name? cuz she might've got the wrong impression... :D
     
  5. Sammmeyeam

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    Was she really pretty?

    Maybe you should've gone with her... :) Heh, just kidding buddy.

    Um... you should call the director of admissions.. tell her the situation. Ask for another interview. Tell her that at the time you didnt' think this was a big deal, but you now fear that it has affected your application.

    you never know, maybe she was testing you? Maybe she was pretending to flirt?

    Anyways... sorry to hear that... but lots of luck to ya.
     
  6. brickmanli

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    Does this lady interview a lot of students or is she one of those people who only do a few once every year? If it's the latter case, you can call them up and politely ask for a second chance without mentioning this incident in its entirety. Doesn't Mayo do telephone interviews? Maybe this has happened with other applicants, or you may be just incredibly good-looking to be irresistible.

    This situation doesn't look good. I tried to fight a prof who accused me of plagiarism but lost in court because of seniority. Basically you have no record to proof this actually happened.

    I'm sorry this happened. It sucks, reminds me of the Trial by Kafka or Disclosure.
     
  7. WaitingImpatiently

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    What?! How old was she? How old are you?

    A better (smarter) answer than "That's not appropriate" would be "Thanks for the offer, but I'm meeting my student host for... tonight."

    Actually, the BEST answer would be "HELL, YEAH!!!" :p :D Don't you ever think about gettin' it on with an older woman? And a doctor, at that!
     
  8. apocalypse3678

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    hey boundless,
    a smarter man would have accepted the offer, gone out with her that night and try talking her into giving you a scholarshiop once you knew you were in...mistakes, mistakes, mistakes...forgive them father for they don't know what they do...always trying to help,
    me
     
  9. Assassin

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    and the moral of the story is...
    if your interviewer asks you out, do not be stupid enough to say no <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
     
  10. Original

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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 Assassin:
    <strong>and the moral of the story is...
    if your interviewer asks you out, do not be stupid enough to say no <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" /> </strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">For real! No kidding. If she tries to rape you, then that's another story. But hanging out and seeing the town, you gats to say yes man!
     
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    I'm going to try to be as honest as possible here. If you truly got the feeling that she was flirting with you (ie. gestures, inflections, or anything said besides let me show you around) then you should DEFINATELY call and try to get another interview. Even with that, you're chances are slim. But, if somewhere in your heart you know that she meant no harm in her comment and you're making an excuse than let it rest. Put it this way...if it was a male interviewer and he stated..."hey, I really like you as an applicant and I'd like to show you around later", would you think the same thing? This guy has pictures of his wife and family on his desk and is just trying to befriend you. Was she doing the same thing? I'd be willing to bet that this was the case here. It sucks to get rejected post-interview but I just can't fathom that a professor would put her career on the line for an applicant...no matter how good looking you might be. It's up to you and you're honest gut feeling. For all you know she really liked you (as an applicant) and wanted to make you feel at home and convey how personable the faculty can be...she went to the committee and highly recommended you and you were still rejected.
    I have a female friend who interviewed at Yale and was hugged by her interviewer afterwards who stated "I will get you in". They laughed, talked some more, and exchanged e-mail addresses. She was rejected 2 weeks later. I know another who interviewed at Davis where the interviewer told her that she would do everything within her power to get her in...she's still on "hold". My point is, this interviewer could have just really liked you and no matter what she said to the committee you were still rejected. That's just the way things work and it sucks. Please think twice before jeapordizing this womans' position...only do it if you HONESTLY feel that was the only reason you were rejected. Best of luck, and take care.
     
  12. Boundless Energy

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    oh yeah, I forgot to add that she was rubbing my leg when she asked me that....
     
  13. brickmanli

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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 Boundless Energy:
    <strong>oh yeah, I forgot to add that she was rubbing my leg when she asked me that....</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Now you're [email protected]#$ing with us, right?
     
  14. The Philosopher

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    She was rubbin' your leg????
     
  15. </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Sammmeyeam:
    <strong>Was she really pretty?

    Maybe you should've gone with her... :) Heh, just kidding buddy.

    Um... you should call the director of admissions.. tell her the situation. Ask for another interview. Tell her that at the time you didnt' think this was a big deal, but you now fear that it has affected your application.

    you never know, maybe she was testing you? Maybe she was pretending to flirt?

    Anyways... sorry to hear that... but lots of luck to ya.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">umm, in all seriousness....you should have reported this ASAP.....not wait, until you get rejected and then say....umm I think she was flirting with me...

    but then again, if ur very bitter....why won't u report her to the dean...it's not like they can do to you anything now? I mean ur already rejected..

    by the way, are you male or female...was she a lesbian? :D
     
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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 Boundless Energy:
    <strong>oh yeah, I forgot to add that she was rubbing my leg when she asked me that....</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif"><img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" />

    *starts working on Mayo application for next year*
     
  18. pocwana

    pocwana MD/MBA candidate c/o 2008

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    I'm really advocating this because we need your help. So you'll probably get sick of me posting this link, but while you're thinking about interviews, please help us out:

    <a href="http://www.studentdoctor.net/interview/index.asp" target="_blank">http://www.studentdoctor.net/interview/index.asp</a>

    Thanks :D
     
  19. jmejia1

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    She rubbed your leg?! Somehow I think you're joking there?

    I would readily accept a night out. I don't think it's inappropriate unless obviously shed DID rub your leg while she asked you.
     
  20. WaitingImpatiently

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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 Boundless Energy:
    <strong>oh yeah, I forgot to add that she was rubbing my leg when she asked me that....</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Even better!!! <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" /> :D That means that she wanted some play!

    Okay, in all seriousness, this is HARDCORE! I don't know if I would've reported it if in your position, but this is definitely something that you SHOULD report.

    The hug and "I will get you in" statement that Darwin's female friend got from an interviewer... that was certainly inappropriate as well.
     
  21. Blazed

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    Man, I wish I were in that position. If she were rubbing my leg I would have most definitely taken her up on her offer. I would have gone out that night, feel out what she wanted. **** I would have made the most of the moment, getting my swerve on and taken care of the doc. So what she is a doctor, she is a woman first and foremost with hormones and cravings. Seems like that day she was craving your johnson. Next time, handle your buisness, and make sure you take care of the woman first. Then have a few drinks and leave with a smile and a hell of a f#@# experience.
     
  22. </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Boundless Energy:
    <strong>oh yeah, I forgot to add that she was rubbing my leg when she asked me that....</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">oh come one!?!?!!?!?

    are u telling me she wanted to get laid?! let me tell u this..I've lived in rochester...the winter is freakin hard.....
     
  23. patient

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    Well it would not have been a bad idea to give her what she wanted.
    She would got you in that school and you business with her would her continued.
    You missed a golden opportunity.
     
  24. candybits

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    man! that's sick!!
     
  25. relatively prime

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    What the hell?! Why didn't you just go out with her!? I mean... you risk rejection either way... might as well have some fun!
    :rolleyes:
     
  26. Doc AdamK in 2006

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    If she was paying. Where was she going to take you.

    Was it some bar? Or was it an intimate coffee shop.

    You should call her!
    Invite her out to LA and ask if she would look at your application again.

    AK
     
  27. Blazed

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    Get in touch with her again, give her what she wants and see what she can do for you in return... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
     
  28. Jadeite

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    Seriously you guys, if the gender was reversed you would *NOT* be saying "Go get some play."

    This is a serious thing, and he should really contact the dean!

    Jade~
     
  29. relatively prime

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    Jadiete has a point... if the genders were reversed we'd all be crying bloody murder... so the dude really should contact the dean. Even though there's only a snow ball's chance in hell that anyone is going to believe him.
     
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    She must have really expected you to put out :p
     
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    Isn't this the real world? Exchanging one favor for another? :)
     
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    Yes, if the roles were reversed, we might be giving different perspectives on the "appropriatness" of the matter, but the roles WEREN'T reversed. she might've in all honesty JUST wanted to show the guy around with no sexual motivations. sometimes people misunderstand other's motives and in this case the interviewer was probably thinking he was uptight and egotistical for turning her innocent offer down.
     
  33. Toejam

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    Mayo?

    I have a pretty lengthy list of things I'd do to get into Mayo....but we won't discuss that here.

    If it were me, I'd report it. You have nothing to lose and if she's done this before and someone else had the presence of mind to report it, you may get another look.

    Or, if she wasn't a hideously deformed, wretched, stenching ogre....what could an evening out on the town hurt??
     
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