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Poorly-timed Phone Call

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ADeadLois, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. ADeadLois

    ADeadLois Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    A few weeks ago I was rejected from the med school associated with my alma mater. Today, I received a phone call, and the caller ID indicated it was from that area code. Intrigued, I answered.

    "Hi, my name is BLAH BLAH from ***Alma Matter*** University. I have some important information for you. Do you have a minute?"

    "Yes!"

    I momentarily get my hopes up, hoping to hear "Your rejection letter was sent in error."

    Not the case.

    "The Alumni Association is happy to offer *** graduates a credit card with no annual fee...."

    <<Hang Up>>
     
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  3. IceMan0824

    IceMan0824 Holy crip, he's a crapple 5+ Year Member

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    Don't hang up on the alumni association. Did you at least donate some money? Does starving undergrads need a new tv monitor in the student lounge.
     
  4. mdvargas

    mdvargas Crystal ball reader 2+ Year Member

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    Oh gosh, that is just too horrible, shame on them! Be glad you got rejected from there...
     
  5. sheepunite

    sheepunite Member 5+ Year Member

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    seriously.
    who wants to continue attending a school that'll hand deliver you to the credit card ghouls?
     
  6. ADeadLois

    ADeadLois Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    I've receive these solicitations before, and I understand why I'm getting them (I had expressed interest in getting an alumni credit card in the past)

    I just found the wording of her greeting and timing to be cruelly ironic considering the circumstances.
     
  7. mdvargas

    mdvargas Crystal ball reader 2+ Year Member

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    :thumbup:
     

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