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Is it just me?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by kutastha, Aug 7, 2001.

  1. kutastha

    kutastha 2K Member Physician 10+ Year Member

    Jun 24, 2001
    Or are there still people out there not being processed?

    I called AMCAS again today and asked why some are being processed and transmitted before others. I got the line: 4 to 6 weeks sir. I said, 'That's fantastic! Then why am I not being processed? It's been six weeks'. Now, she didn't really know what to say and didn't appreciate my sarcasm.

    Anyhoos, she went on to say that they needed all my transcripts before they could process. I said, 'Excellent, you've had all my transcripts for over 6 weeks.' She was once again dumbfounded.

    She said the application needed to be complete. I said, 'We just determined the application is complete.' Then she said she couldn't tell me when I will be processed, but told me that they've been working on EDP applicants first and that this week they're planning on getting those that applied in June out to medical schools. :rolleyes:

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  3. Georgey

    Georgey Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 1, 2001
    Austin, TX
    It's not just you. Submitted my app on 6/25 and it has moved an inch.
  4. Georgey

    Georgey Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 1, 2001
    Austin, TX
    sorry...HASN'T moved an inch.
  5. sandflea

    sandflea Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 23, 2001
    similar situation: i submitted on the 24th of june and no evidence of grade verification has been made yet. my transcripts were in by the middle of may and i've called twice to confirm that. i called last friday to ask them what was going on and was *also* given the 4-6 week answer. i was also told to make sure my transcripts were in and i told the guy that they already were, and i asked him to reverify that for me right over the phone, which he did. i mentioned that there were plenty of people who submitted long after me that were already processed, and how was this possible? the guy had no answer for me and seemed pretty annoyed, and then told me that there was no reason why my app should be unprocessed past the 6 week mark. it wasn't until i hung up that i realized that it *had* been six weeks.

    the moral of the story? no one at AMCAS can explain how the processing methods work! i don't buy that 'EDP first' excuse considering there are people on this board who are NOT EDP and currently have processed apps.
  6. Amy B

    Amy B I miss my son so much Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    Well at least now they are all giving us the same answer to the question when will my appl be processed.

    that is why I started the topic about how do they really deceide whose appl to process first. There really appears to be no logical order at all. If they are the ones that are picking who gets processed first and who gets sent to their schools, then that is very wrong.

    Legally, can they pick who gets placed in line first at the schools? I know that the faster you get your appl in to the schools, the best chance you have of being accepted.

    I could understand if they took all the EDP first, that would be fine with me. Why did I bust my butt to get my app finished and submitted in June if the timing wasn't going to make a difference.

    Oh well, as everyone knows by now who reads my replies.... Submitted June 27, transcripts been correct for four weeks, no progress in terms of AMCAS working on it.
    Sigh, and time marches on, and on, and on...........................................................................
  7. Scooby Doo

    Scooby Doo IEatShavedPussyCats 10+ Year Member

    Jul 9, 2001
    I am not EDP.
    I submitted on 7/1 and certified on 7/1.
    Processed on 7/21.
    Michigan and Stanford claim to have my full application.
    It seems that the people who turned it in on those first few days got screwed.
    I still don't have any transmission dates on those schools though. I just seem to be getting lucky...though I still haven't gotten a bunch of secondaries from some places my other friends have gotten a long time ago.
  8. hellojed

    hellojed Member 10+ Year Member

    Aug 5, 2001
    Similar situation here:
    certified/submitted 7/4
    processed 7/20

    I got the Michigan secondary that has my course listing, and I didn't apply to StanfUrd. =)

    Oh yeah, and I'm not EDP.
  9. Zack90

    Zack90 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 6, 2001
    Philadelphia, PA
    Not EDP. Submitted/certified 7/7. Not processed yet. All transcripts submitted. Was told today it will be 10-15 days after all transcripts are received (for me that was late July since they lost one of my transcripts after I was told in May that they had it). Also told they are sending out non-verified paper copies of app (called "preliminary applications" to the schools) which includes MCAT scores, but not all the designated schools list. And told today, once app is processed/verified, then a copy of it will be sent to all designated schools - no time frame given for this - or whether it will be paper or automated.
  10. 12R34Y

    12R34Y 10+ Year Member

    Apr 5, 2000
    submitted July 3rd, EDP and still no processing or change notification button.

    really frustratin' ain't it?

  11. CityIvy

    CityIvy Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jun 14, 2001
    New York
    12R34Y: Where are ya doing EDP?

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