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Question about waitlists

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by calculatingclipper, Oct 30, 2014.

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  1. calculatingclipper

    calculatingclipper

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    I have been going through the school specific discussions and noticed that there are either only acceptances and rejections at this point. Nobody has been waitlisted. Do schools only offer waitlist later during the cycle. Only reason I ask is because it I would rather have a 2/3 chance of being accepted or waitlist rather than rejected!
     
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  3. baxt1412

    baxt1412 2+ Year Member

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    some people are already waitlisted. some schools don't do official waitlists.


    a waitlist still means you have hope.
     
  4. PlaqueBuster

    PlaqueBuster "Perfect" practice makes you perfect

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    I have been waitlisted. So they are definetely coming out.
     
  5. calculatingclipper

    calculatingclipper

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    o ok. i think i havent dug deep enough into the threads. thanks though
     
  6. Higherprimate

    Higherprimate MS-1 2+ Year Member

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    I've seen plenty of people waitlisted. I've been waitlisted at one school accepted at another.
     
  7. JeBrAs

    JeBrAs 2+ Year Member

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    I have been put on a waitlist from an early interview. Even early in the game schools will waitlist applicants.
     
  8. mspeedwagon

    mspeedwagon 7+ Year Member

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    You're thinking about it wrong. For the most part the school is generally always making a choice between accept/waitlist or reject. Later on they might not have seats and their choices are only waitlist or reject.

     
  9. yanks26dmb

    yanks26dmb 7+ Year Member

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    OP - you're missing posts in the school specific threads if you're not seeing wait lists. I'm currently on two...
     
  10. calculatingclipper

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    Yes I do realize I did not dig deep enough. Thanks for your replies everyone.
     

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