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Rosalind BMS Program

Discussion in 'Postbaccalaureate Programs' started by WannaBaDoc, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. WannaBaDoc

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    I was just wondering if anyone has heard anything from Rosalind. Do they email you to let you know that your file is complete or missing things or do you have to call them and verify everything? Also, if anyone else has gone through this, how long does it usually take them to give a decision once your app is complete ?
     
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    i got an email from them telling me what was missing a few days after i mailed in my application. i havent heard anything since though.
     
  4. redrabbit

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    i was told that they first batch of acceptances should go out this month
     
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    I was told in February that they'll start reviewing in March... was told again two weeks ago that they'll start reviewing in a week. Just called them 5 minutes ago and this time they said they'll be anticipating the first round of review and acceptances in May. Seriously don't understand what they're doing.
     
  6. WannaBaDoc

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    Ya I just talked to them about an hour ago and they will be sending their first round of invites out in early may. I submitted my application last week and it will be included in the first batch.

    I forgot to ask them, but does anyone know how many complete applications they have already or near complete apps ?
     
  7. redrabbit

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    i want to know too...its taking them so long.
     
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    Hello and congratulations,

    If you've been accepted to Chicago Medical School / RFUMS and are in need of housing please contact me ASAP. I'm both a homeowner and M2 at Chicago Med and have rented out my house to BMS students in the past.
    I will UNDERCUT any price that RFUMS or the adjacent woodlands apartments have to offer. I've provided a description of the house below. (As of now, there is one incoming M1 female and a P.A. female who will be living in the house 2007-2008, that's all!). Email me if you're interested: [email protected] Thanks again and congrats on your acceptance.

    (1) spacious Room available for rent in Gurnee/Waukegan. There are only 2 other RFUMS students that will reside in this large house; both are quiet, courteous, and clean. The utilities are Not included with the rent, the total utility bill is split evenly among everyone in the house, this ensures a lower rent fee and more economical utility savings. Typical monthly utility costs have ranged from $30-$60.

    This newly constructed home is a fully furnished 2-story house with 2.5 baths and 4 main floor rooms. There is also room furniture available for the rooms if needed.

    Main Floor includes Italian Marble throughout first level that extends throughout a spacious, high-ceiling Living room & Dining room, both of which are Fully Furnished. French glass doors separate the large Dining Room from the modern Eat-in Kitchen Room which includes a Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Microwave, Toaster and Oven. Wide Backyard includes large patio and deck off main level which overlooks nature preserve and jogging trail (no backyard neighbors, quiet family housing area). Laundry room includes Washer and Dryer for anytime personal use. Cable and Wireless Internet available throughout the entire household. Attached 2-car Parking garage and FREE street parking also available. There is No additional cost for yard/lawn maintenance as it is included.

    This is a new neighborhood that is student/professional friendly, quiet, and safe. There are also a number of grocery stores within walking distance.
    ***SEE PHOTOS***
    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/waukeg.../ph//my_photos
     
  9. DReject

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    May is here. So first batch of acceptances should be out in "early May." Does this mean that some acceptances have been determined and will be mailed out soon?
     
  10. redrabbit

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    Anyone going to call them?
     
  11. WannaBaDoc

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    No news here yet, hopefully we hear this week. All this damn waiting is driving me nuts..... :scared:
     
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    I tried calling them just now but it seems that their line is busy... god I hate this~ I can't book my flight because of them.

    **Update:
    Just got off the phone with the lady and she said the apps were sent for review, but she hasn't got the results yet. :(
     
  13. redrabbit

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    wonder how long it will take them?
     
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    Take it easy doc..dont worry. You need to learn to enjoy life, take time to stop and smell the roses:hardy:
     
  15. redrabbit

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    when are we going to hear? I have to decide where to go..... *sigh*
     
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    NRAI2001 3K Member

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    Where are you deciding between?
     
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    tufts or rosalind franklin. I haven't gotten anything from drexel but i don't think i wanna go there.
     
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    I m in the BMS right now......I d say go to Tufts. I definitely wouldnt do the Drexel program.
     
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    Um... can I ask what you don't like about RFUBMS? :confused:
     
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    I like the program and the school is pretty decent. I have some cool friends here too now..but Tufts is a much better school.

    The programs says that the top 25% get an interview. Just work your ass off for a year and be in that top 25% and get into a well ranked school in a cool location, with a full university and a cheaper program overall. Its worth it. Plus RFU isnt so guaranteed anymore.

    There are many drawbacks to RFU. The academics are solid and the faculty is really nice...but the location sucks bad. It has the bear minimums of a medical school in its facilities. No undergrad or other depts (besides podiatry). Weather sucks. Probably the most boringest location in the world for a med school. Its on a grade system and the masters program kinda makes the place a little gunnerish.
     
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    Does RFU have no longer a linkage option? Do you know what percentage of BMS students get into professional schools?
     
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    Dont know what percent.
     
  24. WannaBaDoc

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    Anyone hear any news yet ?
     
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    Stop stressing out doc.....its not healthy.
     
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    Someone from the office emailed me with a question about my application today, so I guess they're reviewing it.
     
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    I spoke to a woman yesterday and she said that the first round of acceptances will go out by Friday via email. If you dont hear from them, assume you didnt make the first cut. They have a preliminary screening you must pass in order to get to sent to the ad comm. I'm not exactly sure what that entails but I dont think it should be too bad.
     
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    I spoke with the admissions people today. They said they made their first round of acceptances yesterday. My application was not accepted, however, it passed the first screening and will be reviewed again at their next meeting in two weeks. So I guess it's another two weeks of waiting for me.

    Edit: 45 acceptances were handed out and students given 2 weeks to accept.
     
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    What's the number I can call to find out my status??
     
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    ouch, i wasnt among the top 45 pimpiest either.. hopefully people found better things by now. do you know how many apps there were?
     
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    So, if I wasn't in the 45 I'm not gonna get in?
     
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    just got an acceptance email
     
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    just now?
     
  34. t man

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    Just got acceptored via email. Will make a decision within the week... leaning towards the much less expensive UMDNJ program.
     
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    like an hour ago...
     
  36. WannaBaDoc

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    The 45 students accepted in this first batch have 2 weeks to respond or their spot is given away. There will be a total of 100 students accepted.
     
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    what kinda stats got you guys in?
     
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    Bump


    What's the phone number to get a hold of the BMS admissions office??
     
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    (847) 578-3209

    Also on a side note, I heard back from the Rosalind MS program in Radiation today with an acceptance, now Just have to wait for the BMS one....
     
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    Got this in an email from them:

    Your application is currently being screened by the admissions committee. We anticipate the next round of acceptance to take place the last week of May.

    End of May it is then....for BMS and the medical school.
     
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    Anyone (NRAI2001 maybe) can tell us how the BMS class on a whole did in gaining acceptances this year to CMS? The first class to go through this program just finished classes, so they might know where they stand on getting in.
     
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    So any updates ?
     
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    I'd like to know as well.
     
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    Just finished finals, got a few more papers due...I guess we ll all find out in the next 2 to 3 weeks.
     
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    For those of you who have been accepted into the BMS program, I'm looking for a quality roommate to live with in the dormitories provided by the school. They're really nice, new, and very close to where classes are held. If anyone is in the same position where they want to live on campus, let me know, and we can talk about it. I'm definitely looking for someone clean, respectful, very studious, and most importantly NORMAL to live with.

    PM me if you're interested and we'll talk.
     
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    its a short week.. last time they sent out emails on wednesday
     
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    NRAI... of the people in the BMS program, does it seem like many get into the CMS? what are you doing next year? what do you think of the program in terms of getting into the med school? Assuming I get all good grades. THanks
     
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    So when should we hear guys?
     
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    i can only speak to what i know from when i was in the ap program (what was the bms program before they changed it) and my class was about 113 or so to start the year (for the 2006-2007 school year) we had about 90 people left by time we took the last set of finals and ultimately 68 made it into cms (this was when they had the automatic acceptance as long as you maintained the 2.96 gpa).
    if you would like to know the numbers for this year i would call either dr pullen or his secretary tammy as they are very helpful and will answer any questions you may have.
    and for those of you waiting i got accepted into the program literally 3 days before orientation began. just keep calling and talking to the admin people...let them know you are interested and that you are available.
    i wish you all the best of luck.
     
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    I got this in my email today:

    "We have received your file back from the admissions committee Friday of last week. Right now you are under consideration for admission and will be brought up at the next committee meeting. What this means is you passed the initial screening and the admissions committee will bring up your application when they make the next round of acceptances. We anticipate the next round of acceptances to take place next week."
     
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    Any new news ?
     

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