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Stupid Loyola Letter - Anyone Else?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by turtlepower, Mar 16, 2004.

  1. turtlepower

    turtlepower Member
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    I was wondering if anyone else had this experience in the last few days...

    I am waiting for a letter from Loyola and I happened to get one in the mail yesterday. I was very excited but also very anxious. I held it up to the light before I opened it and I saw through the envelope that there was a "business reply" return envelope included. I figured that it could not be a rejection, right? Why would they want anything from me if they had rejected me?

    I opened it up quickly and started to read and realized that the letter was inviting me to apply to their medical MA program! What a bunch of s***! Do they know that it is both cruel and unusual to send this letter out at this time when everyone is all hyped up? I assumed that this was another way of telling me that I was rejected.

    I called them this morning and they said they were still reviewing my file and were unaware that a "different" office had sent these letters. BUT, they would be happy to give me the phone number to call if I was interested in the program! I feel like not only am I most likely rejected, but they are just trying to get an extra year of money out of me. I was really interested in this school, but now my respect has dropped a notch.

    What do you think?
     
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  3. Rippey

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    yeah... i got one of those about a week ago.

    i thought it was a rejection so i guess i didn't mind it so much when i found out what it was.

    :D
     
  4. LaurieB

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    There seems to be quite a few of us who got those letters. I saw a couple folks mention it in the "Loyola Class of 2008" thread and I got one too. Try not to stress out about it - I think the MA program either did an enormous mailing or screwed up somehow by sending it out to those already in the process or accepted at Stritch.
     
  5. nibrocli

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    i think they just did a mass mailing based on aamc info. i got one, and i haven't even applied to stritch.

    kind of like getting mailings about podiatry, optometry, etc. schools just because we took the mcat.
     
  6. peterockduke

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    I got the same letter two days BEFORE my interview. I thought it was pretty funny... funny enough that I asked them when I got there....

    Chill - no worries.
     
  7. pekq

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    Turtlepower, How did you arrive at your username? TMNJ or something else?
     
  8. DrPharaohX

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    Yea I keep getting those letters, and I haven't even applied to Loyola. It pisses me off because they just won't stop! +pissed+
     
  9. G0S2

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    I got one yesterday saying "congrats on the great MCAT scores. Now we want to help you meet your next goal, matriculation." Well, if I had great MCAT scores, what makes you think there would be an issue with matriculation?
     
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    me too, got one....glad those letters don't apply anymore
     
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    I got that letter three days after I withdrew from Loyola, and thought the two events might be correlated. What a funny coincidence!
     
  12. turtlepower

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    What is TMNJ? pekq, I have no idea what that means... I seriously just really like turtles and tortoises and tried to incorporate that.
     
  13. G0S2

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    Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles, I assume.
     
  14. turtlepower

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    I think he said TMNJ? Did I inadvertantly create a name that makes people think of teenage mutant ninja turtles? I never even thought of that!
     
  15. G0S2

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    My mistake. Sorry.
     
  16. DrBodacious

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    I got mine yesterday too damnit, thought the exact same thing. At least it seems that everyone gets them and not just the people they plan on rejecting.
     
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    I got it yesterday -

    I strongly believe that any letter sent by a medical school which opens with the word "Congratulations!" and IS NOT an acceptance or an interview, SHOULD BE A FEDERAL CRIME.

    I am so serious, who are they kidding?
     
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    yep, i got one of those a few days ago, despite having withdrawn from said school after being invited for an interview about 4 months ago.
     

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