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Rejections This Week?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by MedPR, Sep 9, 2012.

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  1. MedPR

    MedPR Banned

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    Idk if you're still waiting to hear back from NYMC, but I technically wasn't rejected from NYMC or EVMS. Before I submitted the secondaries I realized I didn't meet some of their requirements so I didn't bother completing my application. I don't want you to think that they've sent out rejections already if they haven't.
     
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  3. ModernAlchemist

    ModernAlchemist Transform and Transcend 7+ Year Member

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    I think my gmail account is protecting me. It sent the two rejection letters I got straight to my junk mail folder before I could see them. I only found them by accident haha.
     
  4. felix2929

    felix2929 5+ Year Member

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    Since you have a lot of other interviews you probably don't care too much about NYMC but I graduated in 2006 and didn't meet their letter requirements and couldn't (mostly didn't want to try) to get a new letter so they allowed me to send what I had. They will also soon send me a rejection most likely, but I doubt it will have to do with the letters.
     
  5. MedPR

    MedPR Banned

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    I'm in a slightly different situation. They told me I need letters from UG since I graduated in 2010. If you graduated before 2010 they waive that requirement. I have letters from my post-bacc, but can't get any from UG :(
     
  6. felix2929

    felix2929 5+ Year Member

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    Got it. I think that school is next to a prison or something anyway?
     
  7. BrittanieY

    BrittanieY 7+ Year Member

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    PCOM wants an undergraduate letter as well...and I graduated in 2004. I asked if they would accept a grad school letter instead and was shot down.

    Now I have to go scrounging through old contacts to try to round one up :mad:.
     
  8. felix2929

    felix2929 5+ Year Member

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    I hate that. Seriously how good of a letter can you get from a professor who taught you 8-12 years ago.
     
  9. MedPR

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    Really? Idk, I didn't do much research on it. It's really funny because the majority of my rejections/forced withdrawals have come from "safety" schools..

    VCU, EVMS, NYMC, Rosalind Franklin.
     
  10. felix2929

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    Heard. That is why I say there is no definite rhyme or reason to your rejection from KCOM when you have received interviews from other schools with higher median stats. To some extent this is just a crap shoot and we have to try to avoid obsessing over each school's decision. Ultimately if I only get one acceptance and it is to my least favorite school I'll still be better off than many others and I'll happily attend. Most of the doctors I work with and know personally don't attribute much of their success to their med school decision so much as working hard in med school and residency. Not sure what my point is so I'll stop typing now...
     
  11. Dmr6186

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    I suppose some schools have better rotations/residency options than others, so we stress out hoping we get the best one for ourselves. Regardless, any of them will be good I am sure. But there's nothing wrong with wanting the best :D
     
  12. MedicalMBA

    MedicalMBA 2+ Year Member

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    Rejected from Bradenton....Sigh =/
     
  13. qwerty2012

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    Just from one reach MD school far far away. Pretty much crickets from most right now. Might because I am kind of late applicant.
     
  14. DrMeows

    DrMeows MS4 5+ Year Member

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    I'm sorry to hear this :( do u mind if I ask your stats? I have yet to hear from them and I really don't think I have a chance :( but from what I remember you have interviews, so this rejection should be peanuts for you :oops:
     
  15. MedPR

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    I'm expecting a rejection from DMU in two weeks. Everyone says their interview is straight forward, but almost every question they asked me had 1-2 follow-up questions, presumably because they felt my original answer was incomplete or otherwise not good enough.
     
  16. DrMeows

    DrMeows MS4 5+ Year Member

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    Don't lose hope, you never know. Also, now that you posted this, I bet you get in :p just watch!! :)
     
  17. nicknickp3

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    This scares the feces out of me.
     
  18. MedicalMBA

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    Hey no problem

    I have a 3.05 science gpa, 3.1 cum and a 38 MCAT lol. Very unbalanced. I have average ECS, average LORs, and an MBA + fulltime internship in healthcare management. I also have some institutional action (not anything crazy). So that might have been an auto-flag for this school or something. I got the rejection letter in the snail mail and not as an update on my portal.

    Hope this helps :luck:
     
  19. DrMeows

    DrMeows MS4 5+ Year Member

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    ummmm OMG. Surprised they rejected you with that MCAT. Can't win 'em all I guess :oops: clearly you will be going SOMEWHERE though lol
     
  20. mchl8976

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    rejection email from Campbell. was on hold till they got my summer/fall grades but got the axe on Sunday. dang sGPA.
     
  21. MedicalMBA

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    Thanks! UMDNJ is my first choice and I hear back this Friday if I'm accepted :xf: so this is gonna be a nerve-wrackingly slow week. I hope the application cycle is treating you well!
     
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    Checking MD apps for KCOM acceptances shows their average matriculant had far fewer hours than you. I'm skeptical at the very least. Did they reject you post-secondary? And is that GPA your AACOMAS or AMCAS GPA?
     
  23. DrMeows

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    Good luck with UMDNJ :) My interviews start next week- so HOPEFULLY this application cycle treats me well :xf:
     
  24. MedPR

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    Yes post secondary. AACOMAS stats are 3.28s 3.24c 33Q. I think their reason is bs and they just don't want me.

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  25. BabyDoc86

    BabyDoc86 Applying Pediatrics! 2+ Year Member

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    My fingers are crossed for you too, DrMeows!
     
  26. DrMeows

    DrMeows MS4 5+ Year Member

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    As mine are for you :) :xf: DMU for u so soon, in particular, along with others of course ;)
     
  27. psychgirrrl

    psychgirrrl Not impressed.

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    Haven't gotten rejected from any MD schools yet...which is puzzling to say the least.
     
  28. ModernAlchemist

    ModernAlchemist Transform and Transcend 7+ Year Member

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    Congratulations! That's pretty impressive from my perspective. I've only had 2 so far, but one of them felt like a stab in the back. It's odd that my own undergrad was the only school to reject me pre-secondary.
     
  29. psychgirrrl

    psychgirrrl Not impressed.

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    Yeah, I totally get it.

    I mean I might just be silently rejected because I haven't heard much from my state school and was told that I was being screened at another school and was actually small pooled at the other one. I got small pooled there and rejected from KCUMB like the same day...which again...is puzzling to say the least. Who knows what is up with these adcoms!
     
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  30. MedicalMBA

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    Rejected from Tulane today
     
  31. MedPR

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    There's a rejection thread floating around in preallo. Check it out, its good for being sure that you havent been silently rejected.

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  32. ModernAlchemist

    ModernAlchemist Transform and Transcend 7+ Year Member

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    [​IMG]
     
  33. CDTcorp

    CDTcorp 5+ Year Member

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    Haha nice


    "Do not fear an army of lions led by a sheep, instead fear an army of sheep led by a lion."

    :D :cool: c/o 2017 :cool: :D
     
  34. coolingglasses

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    KCOM must have a great pool this year... **** lol.
     
  35. MedPR

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    O



    haha


    They rejected me too :thumbdown:


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  36. NurWollen

    NurWollen Strong with the Force 7+ Year Member

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    Haha. The best part about it is that you're going to get into med school somewhere, do well, ace your boards, land a great residency, and become a competent and successful physician. Schools can only reject people if they have more competitive applicants, they aren't the gatekeepers of who is smart enough and not smart enough to be a physician. They make it sound like giving you a medical degree would be hazardous to society, which of course is completely rediculous.
     
  37. NurWollen

    NurWollen Strong with the Force 7+ Year Member

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    I'm pretty shocked you got rejected. Your GPAs are not far below average and your MCAT is so far above the average that I'm surprised they didn't even interview you, really. You've got MD interviews, for crying out loud.
     
  38. MedPR

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    Yea I was really hoping to see the campus, though I don't know if I would even attend now that I've gotten into NSU. Hopefully good news from DMU in a week too!
     
  39. chiddler

    chiddler 5+ Year Member

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    wow.

    i have way less than that - should i even go to the interview?
     
  40. selttiks288

    selttiks288 2+ Year Member

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    If you have an interview go. They obviously like you on paper
     
  41. MedPR

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    Yes, definitely. I have interviews at schools that people with significantly higher stats and better ECs than me got rejections from. So long as you meet minimum statistic requirements, schools do care about fit. They like you enough to offer an interview. You have an opportunity to get in!

    +1
     
  42. dudeliness

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    I'm still jealous you can multiquote from your phone. :(
     
  43. MedPR

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    SDN mobile multi-quote. Android: 1, Apple: 0. :cool:
     
  44. psychgirrrl

    psychgirrrl Not impressed.

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    I heard back from 2 of the 3

    Question for you:
    I saw you applied at Rosalind Franklin...did the rejection come by e-mail or by mail? Sorry about the bluntness of the question, that's the only MD school I applied to that has not responded with anything but "you are under screening"...I've been under screening for approximately 3 weeks.

    Thanks MedPR.
     
  45. MedPR

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    Email. I didn't make it to the small pool though.

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  46. psychgirrrl

    psychgirrrl Not impressed.

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    Thanks,

    They haven't told me if I am small pooled or not. Just that I am under screening and nothing else for 3 weeks now. I'm assuming they don't do silent rejections if they e-mailed you about yours, right?
     
  47. MedPR

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    I'd say that's a safe assumption. Complete on 7/6, Rejected 8/17

     
  48. psychgirrrl

    psychgirrrl Not impressed.

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    Thanks man, appreciate it.

    They are probably just taking forever to send me my rejection.

    Yeah, I'm optimistic like that. :thumbup:
     
  49. felix2929

    felix2929 5+ Year Member

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    me too
     
  50. MedPR

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    They started small pooling people around 3-4weeks of completion.

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  51. piojita63

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    If it makes you feel better, I left the DMU interview feeling the exact same way. Everyone else said their interview was super laid back, yet I felt grilled! More so than my other 2 interviews. However, I got accepted! You never know...keep your hopes up! Good luck!
     

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