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Who is the most memorable/talked about admissions person?

My vote is for Erica Black of Emory or perhaps the Georgetown lady that makes you sit in the fishbowl forever.
i agree that erica is very memorable. she's just so full of energy; how could you forget her!
 

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Gaye Sheffler of UPenn has a very quick, sassy, city-gal manner about her. You got the sense like she tells you like it is. I vote Gaye.
 

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I vote for Grace Hershman at Jefferson.
 

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don't know that he is the most famous but mr. larkin at usf is by far the nicest admissions person I have met.
 

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I heart Gaye Sheffler.

But, I also really liked Mrs. Sullivan from Georgetown - she's a pistol!
 

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oh man. u guys haven't met Pamela Osbourne. She's at Louisville and I don't think I'll ever forget her.
 

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ajt2003 said:
But, I also really liked Mrs. Sullivan from Georgetown - she's a pistol!
haha - good description! i also thought that she seemed pretty cool.
 

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Jennifer Welch - SUNY Upstate - is wonderful.
Jennifer IS nice - everyone is nice at that school actually.
 

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Anyone who inerviewed at BU might agree that Witzberg has to be the most interesting admissions person you will ever meet. He definitely has an interesting personality, and very memorable. Real nice guy.
 

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Dr. Amerish Bera at UC Davis is straight up da man!!
I second.
 

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Jennifer Welch - SUNY Upstate - is wonderful.
cheers to that! upstate has the best manners by far!
i also vote for Randee Alston from unc.
 

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I vote for Grace Hershman at Jefferson.
I also loved her..she was so sweet!!! Also I put a vote in for Dr. Callahan at Jeff, who gets the award for quickest email replies and returned phone calls. She also wrote "Congratulations, Lyn" on the back of my acceptance card, which made me feel warm and fuzzy inside :D
 

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I'd say the mysterious Cassandra Sooter of Stanford--the most vague responses EVER when you inquire about application status.

As for the nicest, I'd go for Ellen Rosenblum at Case.
 

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FaytlND said:
Anyone who inerviewed at BU might agree that Witzberg has to be the most interesting admissions person you will ever meet. He definitely has an interesting personality, and very memorable. Real nice guy.
Witzberg is unbelievably eloquent also. Strangely interesting too.
 

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Anyone who inerviewed at BU might agree that Witzberg has to be the most interesting admissions person you will ever meet. He definitely has an interesting personality, and very memorable. Real nice guy.
Yeah, he had quite a personality and was very nice. And I don't know why but he kind of reminded me of Balky from Perfect Strangers! Is that weird? :laugh:
 

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Lynda DuPay at UAMS. Also Monique and Dr Quinn at USC.
I don't know Monique, but anyone who goes only by a first name sounds pretty darn interesting. Think Madonna.
 

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First vote definitely goes to Erica Black. Emory was my first interview, and she set the bar. Gaye Sheffler (Penn), Robert Ruiz (Michigan), and Richard Silverman (Yale) were also really nice and made it a point to mingle and talk with us lowly interviewees :)
 

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I don't know Monique, but anyone who goes only by a first name sounds pretty darn interesting. Think Madonna.
:laugh: I wish I knew her last name. She was the nicest!
 

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bidster said:
First vote definitely goes to Erica Black. Emory was my first interview, and she set the bar. Gaye Sheffler (Penn), Robert Ruiz (Michigan), and Richard Silverman (Yale) were also really nice and made it a point to mingle and talk with us lowly interviewees :)
I love Sheffler. She was so cool.
I liked Silverman, but wasn't sure if the feeling was mutual.
 

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I love Sheffler. She was so cool.
I liked Silverman, but wasn't sure if the feeling was mutual.
I wondered the same thing after he read from his applicant notes.... :laugh: but I appreciated the effort he took to make the notes and to hang around answering questions.

Dr. Frantz at Columbia also seems to be an admissions legend from reading past posts, but only a few people in my interview group got to meet him (because he was their interviewer).
 

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You guys have nothing on this. Jane from Mayo by far is the most kind, warm, and coolest person by far that I've met in this process. She really sheds good vibes for Mayo, and I almost feel like I like Mayo just because of her.
 

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I wondered the same thing after he read from his applicant notes.... :laugh: but I appreciated the effort he took to make the notes and to hang around answering questions.

Dr. Frantz at Columbia also seems to be an admissions legend from reading past posts, but only a few people in my interview group got to meet him (because he was their interviewer).

I didn't get to meet Frantz but my impression of Columbia has been so largely negative and was reflected in my disposition that I fear a rejection is on its way.
 

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Dr. Amerish Bera at UC Davis is straight up da man!!

Oh, definately!! And Gayle at UCI has the greatest stories about interviews gone wrong... She's a riot!
 

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You guys have nothing on this. Jane from Mayo by far is the most kind, warm, and coolest person by far that I've met in this process. She really sheds good vibes for Mayo, and I almost feel like I like Mayo just because of her.
I second the vote for Jane from Mayo. I fell in love with the school and she had a huge part to play in that. unfortunatley, I'm left loving it from a distance on the waitlist :( But the fact that I still have such fond memories of her and the school speaks volumes.
 

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Oh, definately!! And Gayle at UCI has the greatest stories about interviews gone wrong... She's a riot!
I absolutely loved her. She recommended SDN as a must for pre-med prep!
Also med students are very fond of her.
 

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i77ac said:
You guys have nothing on this. Jane from Mayo by far is the most kind, warm, and coolest person by far that I've met in this process. She really sheds good vibes for Mayo, and I almost feel like I like Mayo just because of her.
I "third" this choice, but must add Barbara Porter and Patricia Barrier as well. Throughout the interviewing day, they expressed a genuine interest and maternalisitc compassion for all of the interviewees. And as i77ac suggested, it just does not get better than this :D ...
 

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Rel Larkin from South Florida is certainly the most memorable for me. He's a fundamentalist Crhistian and a Navy vet. He's got gigantic eyes, yet is totally approachable.
 

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Elaine, from Seinfeld, (julia louise-dreyfus) is the daughter of an adcom member somewhere...read it on SDN, must be true
 

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NOT TRUE, her father is actually a billionaire investor involved in venture capital. There were rumors her father was behind the "Dreyfus Fund" but he isn't. He is ridiculously wealthy and she was loaded long before ever getting into acting. Can you say Trust Fund Baby?