=== Mayo 2007 === The Remix ===

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  1. mikeinsd

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    Well guys, step one is over, the waiting, the crying, the rank emails, the hold emails, and for the lucky few, the acceptances...

    now the waiting begins, and so i fugured i would mark this changing point with the new thread, seeing as though the other one is about to pop :D

    good luck to everyone still waiting (including me) and congrats to those who already got the good news...
     
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    I'll go next.

    Does anyone know how they will tell us if we are on the waitlist? Email?
     
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    ...and in case anyone comes in late and feels like adding to the list...

    12loser12 - Interviewed 2/9
    Bananaboat - Interviewed 2/5, Ranked 2/22
    cajunstar18 - on hold 12/22
    Eazye- Interviewed 11/6. hold late dec
    echostormfury - oh hold, January
    Ersatzious - interviewed 1/19, accepted 1/25 (MSTP)
    Gopherthegold - interviewed 12/11, rank 1/3, hold 1/18
    gsmithers68 - interviewed 10/20, rank/hold december
    Khanal007 - interviewed 10/13, hold late december
    kiwibasket - interviewed 10/23, hold 12/12
    kmrake-interview 11/27/06, hold 1/18/07
    Melissainsd - interview on 11/27, on hold 12/22
    Mikeinsd - ranked 1/18, hold 2/21
    NovemberWhiskey - interviewed 12/11, accepted 2/8
    Nutmeg618 - ranked 1/18, hold 2/21
    pyrois - accepted 2/8
    rach4214 - interviewed 1/29, ranked 2/16, accepted 2/22
    Stch001 - interviewed dec, on hold jan
    shadowBoricua - interviewed 12/01, accepted 01/17
    Twitch - Interview 10/20; Hold 12/13
    Xibye - on hold, late January sometime
     
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    I got in on this late...
    I'm a Mayo acceptee. Is anyone here planning on matriculating there?
     
  6. rach4214

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    Check out the Mayo thread in the Allopathic Class Sub-thread...
     
  7. gsmithers68

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    There is a thread in the allo forums for acceptees who are planning to matriculate.

    This thread is for post-interview hold/waitlist candidates praying that somehow we don't receive the inevitable rejection letter within the next couple weeks... :luck: :luck:
     
  8. mikeinsd

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    so the last couple posts on the old Mayo 2007 were about people getting their rejection/hold letters... but we still dont know how those came... by mail? email? telegram? telepathy?

    sharing is caring!
     
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    Did the old thread get closed down? For those "on hold" anyone hear about gettting on the waitlist?
     
  10. gsmithers68

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    I don't think they have sent out any decisions yet for waitlist or rejection letters. I think the previous posters were just talking of the hold letters they received electronically.
     
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    12loser12 - Interviewed 2/9
    Bananaboat - Interviewed 2/5, Ranked 2/22, Hold :( Mar/6
    cajunstar18 - on hold 12/22
    Eazye- Interviewed 11/6. hold late dec
    echostormfury - oh hold, January
    Ersatzious - interviewed 1/19, accepted 1/25 (MSTP)
    Gopherthegold - interviewed 12/11, rank 1/3, hold 1/18
    gsmithers68 - interviewed 10/20, rank/hold december
    Khanal007 - interviewed 10/13, hold late december
    kiwibasket - interviewed 10/23, hold 12/12
    kmrake-interview 11/27/06, hold 1/18/07
    Melissainsd - interview on 11/27, on hold 12/22
    Mikeinsd - ranked 1/18, hold 2/21
    NovemberWhiskey - interviewed 12/11, accepted 2/8
    Nutmeg618 - ranked 1/18, hold 2/21
    pyrois - accepted 2/8
    rach4214 - interviewed 1/29, ranked 2/16, accepted 2/22
    Stch001 - interviewed dec, on hold jan
    shadowBoricua - interviewed 12/01, accepted 01/17
    Twitch - Interview 10/20; Hold 12/13
    Xibye - on hold, late January sometime
     
  12. sunnyjohn

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    bumping!!!
     
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    doublebumping
     
  14. bananaboat

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    so guys. it is the end of the week
    did anyone get the call today?
     
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    When I interviewed, I distinctly remember them saying that March 15th would be the last day where they fill the acceptances, before the waitlisting and rejecting begins.

    So I'm going to hold on to the belief that they didn't lie to me when I was in Rochester :D
     
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    but, its been mentioned a few times now that this was the last week for regular MD spots.

    :oops:
     
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    I was wondering if anybody knows what Mayo's policy is on deferring acceptance. Do they usually allow anybody to defer or only special cases?
     
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    I didn't have the balls to ask this at any of my interviews haha. But from my outside knowledge (I almost applied to Teach for America) they did not offer deferrals for that? Therefore, I am not sure if they allow them? Maybe under REALLY strict circumstances. Maybe.
     
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    I remember hearing at my interview that they already had 2 people defer this year, so they didn't want anybody else to.
     
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    I was told by one of their MS1's who deferred to go to Germany, that it was really easy to defer... anecdotal.
     
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    I tried to call Jane but it went to her answering machine.
     
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    So I'm kind of bummed after finding out that I wasn't getting into Harvard today, and I was just wondering why people haven't been anticipating the Mayo D-Day tomorrow with a little more anticipation?? Does anyone know if we should expect to get an email or a snail mail letter, or what is happening tomorrow??
     
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    harvard and mayo are real tough schools to get in...to even get interviews at schools like that is quite an accomplishment so dont be bummed, even though i know how it is to not get into the school you wanted if you have an acceptance your going to be a doctor still...just try and think when you were at the point of hoping to get into a medschool period, so maybe the position your in now will seem much brighter :p
     
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    ditto, mayo and harvard why do you forsake me so? oh well.
     
  25. Ersatzious

    Ersatzious Mayo MSTP MS1
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    Based on last year's Mayo thread, alternates are notified by email, rejections by snail mail only.
     
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    Do you know if anyone got accepted at this point last year or is tomorrow simply a difference between waitlist and rejection??
     
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    So if we dont' hear anything tomorrow..... :eek: :scared:
     
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    Looks like last year the deadline was officially pushed from the 15th to the 31st but then notifications went out early on the 27/28th? Someone should call tomorrow as the adcoms may be running behind.

    5 were accepted—enough to fill remaining spots.

    Here is the thread for the curious.

    Good luck! :luck:
     
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    I was in the admissions office on Monday; they aren't behind.
     
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    how many, if any, spots are left in the class (regular md)?
     
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    I asked Jane that, and she sort of smiled and said she couldn't say...Later I was talking to the med students and they told me they had all seen the list and the class was full. But who knows, maybe they were confused or mixed up about it?
     
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    saw the list.. it's full
    don't give up hope.. people definatley get of the waitlist!
     
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    So today is the day we should get a waitlist email (if we're still going to be considered)?
     
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    will the waitlist email show your rank on the list? i wish more schools sent it like that.
     
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    Waitlist is unranked (at least it was last year).
     
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    The class is too small to have a ranked waitlist and still end up with a very diverse group. From what I was told, if someone withdraws their spot, they look for a similar applicant to fill their spot. So if there are any older female applicants considering withdrawing...
     
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    No e-mail yet :( this isn't lookng good...
     
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    anyone hear anything? i have heard nothing...still anxiously waiting
     
  39. Ersatzious

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    As I am just sitting around waiting for a reaction to finish and would rather not see you guys fret all evening, I called, specially asking when the alternate list email would go out. The word? "Probably going out tomorrow. They're working on them right now."
     
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    Thanks for calling. Looks like we're not rejected....yet.

    And tomorrow folks... Good Luck all! :luck:
     
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    *Lets out a deep breath*

    I was away from my computer for the last few hours and I was stressing about the emails. Thanks for calling.
     
  42. Sphygmoman

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    Alternate list email came in this morning at 10:09am EST.
     
  43. longdistancerun

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    Yep--I'm on alternate list, got it this morning 945am.
     
  44. echostormfury

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    Yep, I'm an alternator... well better than rejected I guess
     
  45. echostormfury

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    Alright gotta ask: How many people does Mayo traditionally alternate list, and how many alternate positions are traditionally offered?
     
  46. melissainsd

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    +1 for the alternate list. As echostormfury, I am also curious to know how many are on the list.

    And MelissaÂ’s Mayo saga continuesÂ…
     
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    another alternate list...:D

    anyone else find it strange? i wonder how many ppl they cut...how many were interviewed?
     
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    yet another alternate list, hey better than a rejection so i'll take it! i don't think they should have more than 40 people on the alternate list, right?
     
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    Last year: ~350 interviewed > 113 alternate listed > 12 accepted
     
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    I was rejected, which is okay. I'm going to California and I am really happy about all of the choices I had. I feel wonderful that they were even considering me at all, and that I got to visit the world famous Mayo clinic.

    Good luck to everyone waiting on the alternate list!
     
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    12/113? ouch! They should cut down their waitlist more and not give people false hope! grrrr
     

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