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Feb 26, 2004
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Is there a difference between the Priority alternate list and the regular alternate list at MCW? I know some schools like Columbia there is no difference.


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I'm not 100% sure about this, but I don't think MCW makes a distinction between a priority alternate list and a regular list. It's all just one list. I've also heard that there's a lot of waitlist movement there, so chances of ending up with an acceptance off the waitlist are pretty good.


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FYI, the receptionist I talked to told me that normally 50-80 percent of those on the alternate list get accepted.


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I think if you make it to the waitlist at MCW, you have a pretty good chance of getting accepted.
I saw some numbers on this somewhere, but I can't find them right now. If I do, I'll post them,
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