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Let's Talk About The Lull... o_0

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by drhouse, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. drhouse

    drhouse Senior Member
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    So here's the deal. It seems like a lot of people got interviews earlier on, and there's been a whole lot of nothing since. It also seems like there haven't been a lot of rejections or holds yet. What exactly are these admissions people doing? Is there going to be another round of interviews coming out? I know I got all mine during the same week, and nothing since (and that was about a month ago). Someone explain the lull, and when its going to end.
     
  2. Law2Doc

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    There is no lull -- with tens of thousands of applications there will statistically be pockets of people seeing activity at different times. The process for some extends well into the summer, with a good percentage of the class still not being accepted anywhere until winter, so you really need to sit back and chill.
     
  3. medhacker

    medhacker We can end world poverty!
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    How could we know the lull in full detail and when it is going to end? you would have to interview a few adcom members to know that. Not even med students know why the lull exists, what it's all about and when it ends...
     
  4. bobito

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    Have you ever considered that maybe they looked at your app, and decided that they just don't want to interview you. At alot of places 85% don't get interviews. I haven't heard back from 7 of the places I applied. Why? probably because they already took a poop on my application.
     
  5. Scoot

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    yeah I thought for a while that there was a lull because I got 5 interviews soon after applying and havent heard much else since.....I am slowly beginning to realize that maybe that will be all I get.. :confused:
     
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    hey, mr. fondle em, they wipe with it, not poop on it.
     
  7. bobito

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    Fondle em?? I think you might have meant coddle em....Fondling is what I do with your mom.

    But back to a more important topic....don't you think they would want to prevent papercuts?? I feel like plopping out a nice clean one, would be preferably to all that roughness and anal bleeding.

    Anyway point is....Dreams....Crushed....Mine....Yours...Everyones....Hurray!!! We'll get in somewhere but probably not the places we haven't heard from in a long time.
     
  8. chaeymaey

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    I hear ya. I had my first interview the first week in October, but I've heard nothing from any school since then. I know it only takes one interview and one acceptance, but it's pretty sad to have not heard anything in so long.
     
  9. medhacker

    medhacker We can end world poverty!
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    It is part of the process

    I applied late and recently had my first interview. 90% of the applicants at the interview [circa 12 people] (which happened to have applied early) also mentioned to have had about one or 2 interviews and not having heard from anyone else.


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  10. bubbleyum

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    seems like the august mcaters' interview thread is growing steadily...
     
  11. gdbaby

    gdbaby Prettier than before
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    Feel your pain. I finally have my second interview at the beginning of December. I am constantly waivering between the belief that "the squeaky wheel gets the grease" (ie, call and pester) and the belief that "the squeaky wheel gets replaced by a much better wheel" (shut the hell up and be patient).
     

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