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Recruitment??

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by smid, Aug 19, 2002.

  1. smid

    smid Member 7+ Year Member

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    Is there a very los applicant pool this year?
    I got a letter from Wahington University (in Saint Louis) saying please apply to our school blah blah blah. Weird. I also got something from some podiatry school. I thought I checked off the box on my MCAT that said I DIDN'T want to be contacted.
    I'm thinking maybe there are not a lot of applicants this year? Maybe I should apply to Wash U? :) Or become a podiatrist!
     
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  3. DW

    DW Fix me some sandwiches Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    wash u thread

    here's a thread on those wash u letters from this weekend. there's some insight from some first years on here
     
  4. none

    none 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    They send those out EVERY year. It's a lot of things, but it definitely isn't a sign of a low number of applicants. And podiatry schools send those out a couple of times a year...
     
  5. smid

    smid Member 7+ Year Member

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    I actually did hear that it's really low this year (lower than usual). And I'm definitely NOT applying to Wash U. I'm not into Saint Louis. I just thought it was funny because it's just one money grubby thing after another with these schools. Like Northwestern makes you pay BEFORE you see the secondary I heard. That's so crazy. Plus all the deadlines they give for turning in secondaries. Forget trying to take a vacation! I guess it's their way of weeding.
     

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