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I know no one can really know for sure, but what do you think is a good or "safe" amount of pre-december interviews?
 

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I know no one can really know for sure, but what do you think is a good or "safe" amount of pre-december interviews?
It's obviously nothing certain, but I'd say:

0 interviews = obviously not ideal, but there is plenty of time, so be patient.

1 interview = good start! Hopefully you nailed it and more will come.

2 = The odds are very much in your favor and hopefully at least one of them will work out.

3 or more = If you don't get in, you need to revisit your approach to interviews.
 

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Would anyone be able to tell me if those invited for an interview now or within the next few weeks are still pre-december interviews? I've read some posts with people saying they have received an interview these past couple of days for mid-late december which is freaking me out because I still havent received any invites but was hoping for some pre-december interviews :(

Any additional info would be great, thanks!
 
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Completely depends on your stats but on average I would say 6.

I know a guy who had five and only got into one school and he had very good stats, so take from that what you will.


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Would anyone be able to tell me if those invited for an interview now or within the next few weeks are still pre-december interviews? I've read some posts with people saying they have received an interview these past couple of days for mid-late december which is freaking me out because I still havent received any invites but was hoping for some pre-december interviews :(

Any additional info would be great, thanks!
You seem to have good stats. where did you apply? how are your ECs and LOR?
 

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You seem to have good stats. where did you apply? how are your ECs and LOR?
I applied to 12 schools that are Canadian friendly ( Roseman, temple, marquette, NYU, USC, Pitt, case western, etc.) so im hoping my choice of schools wasnt the issue. And im pretty sure my EC are pretty good too, did a lot of volunteering since the age of 16. My LORs Im guessing range from good to excellent, tried to chose some profs where I was at the top of my class.

I guess I just have to wait, but like I said, im hoping from some pre-december interviews and im worried that wont be the case anymore :nailbiting:
 
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I applied to 12 schools that are Canadian friendly ( Roseman, temple, marquette, NYU, USC, Pitt, case western, etc.) so im hoping my choice of schools wasnt the issue. And im pretty sure my EC are pretty good too, did a lot of volunteering since the age of 16. My LORs Im guessing range from good to excellent, tried to chose some profs where I was at the top of my class.

I guess I just have to wait, but like I said, im hoping from some pre-december interviews and im worried that wont be the case anymore :nailbiting:
hmm im canadian too. I know NYU,temple and USC havent given out interviews yet. I got 4 interviews already. As long as what you say is consistent i wouldn't be worried. i'm sure you will get a few interviews.
 

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hmm im canadian too. I know NYU,temple and USC havent given out interviews yet. I got 4 interviews already. As long as what you say is consistent i wouldn't be worried. i'm sure you will get a few interviews.
Thanks for ur words of encouragement! I think I havent received any invites (im hoping) is cz my application became complete in mid august, so im still keeping my hopes up lol
And congratz on ur 4 interviews already, good luck !!!
 
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Thanks for ur words of encouragement! I think I havent received any invites (im hoping) is cz my application became complete in mid august, so im still keeping my hopes up lol
And congratz on ur 4 interviews already, good luck !!!
Oh okay, that explains why, you submitted it mid august. I would expect maybe 1-2 interviews if any before December and the bulk will be after. Thank you :)
 
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Would anyone be able to tell me if those invited for an interview now or within the next few weeks are still pre-december interviews? I've read some posts with people saying they have received an interview these past couple of days for mid-late december which is freaking me out because I still havent received any invites but was hoping for some pre-december interviews :(

Any additional info would be great, thanks!
I'd say pre-dec interviews are still going out. No worries :)
 
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