MD Interview invites after January---> acceptance success stories?

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Does anyone have any success stories with being an early applicant and getting invites later on in the cycle that resulted in acceptances? Thanks so much in advance.

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I got an invite for the final date for a school (they actually extended their season, so it really was the final few days), got waitlisted, and then accepted - ultimately matriculated there. So it's definitely possible.
 
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2 MD interviews after 1/1 —> 2 acceptances
 
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I had a dec and Jan MD interview, outright accepted at both
 
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Some good motivation here, thank you guys :)
 
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Interviewed 2/1, accepted 2/7. I didn’t even receive my first secondary app until almost Christmas.
 
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Curious if COVID has delayed this process by more than usual? I applied to 36 ish schools, and have radio silence from 20 schools (my app is complete at all of them). All my secondaries were submitted between mid-August to early September.
 
Curious if COVID has delayed this process by more than usual? I applied to 36 ish schools, and have radio silence from 20 schools (my app is complete at all of them). All my secondaries were submitted between mid-August to early September.
Exact same here. I think we should expect the unexpected this cycle, to be honest. Some schools are right on track (I'd say what, maybe 20-30%?) with their II and acceptances, but most schools are definitely bogged down with applications and it's going to take a while to see what'll happen!

For DO, I'm not sure. I was complete in October and have received multiple II. Maybe I'm more desirable to DOs at the moment? Who the **** knows anymore lol.
 
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MS2 here but 3 of my 5 acceptances came from late interviews. 1 interview was in mid Jan, 1 interview in mid Feb., and 1 first week of march. Got into all without being waitlisted and got scholarships from the last 2 schools so its def possible.

Edit: I had submitted primaries early and got all secondaries in July but didn't submit until Oct. due to some stuff. all MD schools btw
 
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MS2 here but 3 of my 5 acceptances came from late interviews. 1 interview was in mid Jan, 1 interview in mid Feb., and 1 first week of march. Got into all without being waitlisted and got scholarships from the last 2 schools so its def possible.

Edit: I had submitted primaries early and got all secondaries in July but didn't submit until Oct. due to some stuff. all MD schools btw
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can't speak to how common it is but it is definitely possible. Also I know several of my classmates interviewed in Feb/March so it can't be that rare
 
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I applied vary broadly and early (July); it was late December and I had not received any interviews, so I decided to apply to SMPs to fix my GPA (3.4, also ORM) for the next cycle. Then in late January, I got an II from one of my reach schools (well ranked Ivy) and was ecstatic; interviewed late Feb. That school was my only II and acceptance. Rejected/silence from everywhere else :)
 
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I applied vary broadly and early (July); it was late December and I had not received any interviews, so I decided to apply to SMPs to fix my GPA (3.4, also ORM) for the next cycle. Then in late January, I got an II from one of my reach schools (well ranked Ivy) and was ecstatic; interviewed late Feb. That school was my only II and acceptance. Rejected/silence from everywhere else :)
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I applied vary broadly and early (July); it was late December and I had not received any interviews, so I decided to apply to SMPs to fix my GPA (3.4, also ORM) for the next cycle. Then in late January, I got an II from one of my reach schools (well ranked Ivy) and was ecstatic; interviewed late Feb. That school was my only II and acceptance. Rejected/silence from everywhere else :)
omg i'd simply pass away that's so crazy!
 
Went from II to A in under 2 weeks in March. Now I'm an M2 there.

You really never know
 
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