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I think I just got rejected by Penn...

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Depakote, Mar 26, 2007.

  1. Depakote

    Depakote Pediatric Anesthesiologist
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    Funny thing is, I didn't apply to Penn this year.
     
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  3. KaraKiz

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    I didn't get an email and I did apply to Penn this year.. :confused: all in good time i suppose...

    Edit: I just logged into my status page and it says:

    STATUS: NOT ACCEPTED

    Then a few short BS lines about how lots of good candidates applied and blah blah blah
     
  4. babel

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    Babel: Not Accepted

    Thank you for your interest in Penn Med. You were among many candidates applying for acceptance to our class entering in the Fall 2007.
    Although we are unable to offer you a position in the class, we hope you will succeed in your career goals to become a physician.

    -- The Committee on Admissions


    A little harsh, I thought. :laugh:
     
  5. Pemberley

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    Putting the "not accepted" in big red letters was a nice touch. Wouldn't want to hunt all over the webpage for the info we need. :rolleyes:
     
  6. ltrain

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    Yeah, I did think that they could have incorporated the use of all caps, and, perhaps, rephrased the decision slightly.

    REJECTED

    Maybe I'll send some feedback so they can improve for next year.
     
  7. KaraKiz

    KaraKiz I'm Ron Burgundy?
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    whatever - its not like i wanted to go there anyway.. pfffsst.. the sad part is i did really want to go there (I'm a liar and a bad applicant...)

    Come on.. ONE acceptance.. thats all I need... :)
     
  8. notdeadyet

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    I got two rejection emails from them today, in case anyone wants one...
     
  9. Eric Lindros

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    Mine didn't even say good candidates. Just candidates..:laugh:
     
  10. jaycee

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    got two from them today, cept I didnt apply there.... I guess they just want to make sure I know what they think :p
     
  11. Heimerfink

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    I got two as well. Good thing. I thought the first one was a tentative rejection. The second one sealed the deal though.
     
  12. CptCrunch

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    They might as well put up a sound clip of "HA-ha" courtesy of Nelson Muntz.
     
  13. jocg27

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    I wonder if they also sometimes accept people who did not apply.
     
  14. poissonfood

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    That had to be the most awesome rejection ever...
    It's almost as good as getting dumped via text message or AIM. At least spend $0.39 and kill a tree or two to reject me!
     
  15. goodoldalky

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    PENN: Hello, PennMed admissions.
    Me: Hi. I had a question about my application status.
    PENN: Last name please?
    Me: D-A-L-K-Y.. Uh, actually, I just had a question on ---
    PENN: Alright, I've got it right here--
    Me: I know, I saw the webpage thing.
    PENN: So what is your question?
    Me: I was just wondering... if that means I am in or not. I'm sort of confused.
    PENN: What?
    Me: The webpage... it's just not that clear, I'm not sure if I'm accepted.
    PENN: What is confusing about it? You're not in.
    Me: Well, I was wondering, because the big red letters, I wasn't sure what that was, if maybe that was for me, or maybe it wasn't really referring to my application, or maybe you meant something different?
    PENN: ....Seriously?
    Me: Does that mean I didn't get in?
     
  16. ruefr

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    Wow, they were diplomatic w/ you guys, mine just said:

    ruefr: You Suck
     
  17. photo_girl07

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    Haha...I love this thread.....

    I got this message: Photo_girl07 is WITHDRAWN

    Rejected Penn before they could reject me...sweet victory :)
     
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    I got the same email the OP got.

    The kicker is that I'm an M1 now and didn't even apply to Penn last year...seems like Penn really has their s**t together :smuggrin:
     
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    This is what it brought up for me:

    Pyrois: PWN3D

    Thank you for your interest in Penn Med. You were among many candidates applying for acceptance to our class entering in the Fall 2007.
    Although we are unable to offer you a position in the class, we hope you will succeed in your career goals to become a physician.

    -- The Committee on Admissions
     
  20. GoinBack2Cali?

    GoinBack2Cali? it used to be so cool
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    [​IMG]

    I've posted this image like 4 times, it just gets funnier and funnier!! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     
  21. Trismegistus4

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    Yeah, I love the fact that right over the large bold "Not Accepted" is a towering view of their building as though you were cowering before it, with the Penn shield prominently displayed. That has to have been intentional!
     
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    I'm just glad I wasn't the only one who thought, "Was the huge red banner necessary?" Hahaha.
     
  23. green453

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    The best part? Look at the Penn coat of arms closely.

    Coat of Arms = :(
     
  24. mintendo

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    Wow this sucks. I got rejected twice within like 10 minutes. I'm pretty sure I didn't apply there either.
     
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    haha, at least yours got processed! I mailed them a withdrawal letter about 4 months ago, but they still wrote "not accepted" for me...
     
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    This is incredibly funny!
     
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    I've lost my patience. :laugh:
     
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    I guess I got rejected 4 times, twice last year when I applied, twice this year while being an MSI. I think they hate me.
     
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    Damn, I wish I withdrew. I'm loving this one...
     
  30. NervousNed

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    :hungover: I Got The Double Rejection!!!
     
  31. Trismegistus4

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    To those who got accepted, did they tell you that in big red letters too? Or did it look like this:

    Status: accepted
     
  32. tivski

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    It's double the fun:laugh: :laugh:
     
  33. HumbleMD

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    Big red letters, too. Apparently its their way of doing things.
     
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    LOL :laugh:
     
  35. DrZeke

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    Haha, I got the email 4 times...4 TIMES!!! So I called them up and said:

    "as much as I enjoy seeing in big red letters that I have been rejected, I just thought I would let you know that something is wrong with your system"

    They were so damn apologetic hehehehe.
     
  36. iwannagomed

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    earlier this year, there was another guy on SDN who got rejected from a school that he didnt apply...

    i guess it happens once in a while...

    i wonder if acceptances have ever been given to those who didnt even apply...

    thatd be HOT!!!
     
  37. stixx

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    Wow, just wow.....penn admissions seems awfully reject-happy - but hey, everyone needs to get their kicks somehow!
     
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    Quix: SUCK IT

    Thank you for your interest in Penn Med. You were among many candidates applying for acceptance to our class entering in the Fall 2007.
    Although we are unable to offer you a position in the class, we hope you will succeed in your career goals to become a physician.

    -- The Committee on Admissions
     
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    Please tell me you really did that.
     

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