****The Official Western University Class of 2016 Acceptance Thread****

Discussion in 'School Specific Discussions' started by tinman831, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. SDN is made possible through member donations, sponsorships, and our volunteers. Learn about SDN's nonprofit mission.
  1. shinyMIRROR

    shinyMIRROR

    42
    0
    Jul 26, 2011
    Just wondering.. What was the interview like? Were the qu?estions difficult to answer
     
  2. SDN Members don't see this ad. About the ads.
  3. smostajabian0

    smostajabian0 2+ Year Member

    22
    0
    May 24, 2010
    I have an interview on feb 4th. I wanted to know how can I increase my chances to get accepted at the interview???

    Thanks :)
     
  4. fakemcsean

    fakemcsean 7+ Year Member

    68
    0
    Jan 25, 2010
    Any news from WesternU?
     
  5. smk0327

    smk0327 2+ Year Member

    19
    0
    Jan 12, 2012
    Just wondering if anyone out there, accepted or interviewed, knows how many seats are left for this cycle at Western? Interviewing there on the 4th of Feb. I interviewed at ASDOH and they told us how many deposits they had in when we interviewed so hopefully Western did the same!
     
  6. Stoico

    Stoico 2+ Year Member

    26
    0
    Oct 27, 2009
    Irvine
    Hey Western Peeps,
    I wish everyone good luck on today's interview, Ill be talk to you at lunch today :). For people waiting to get into Western, don't worry to much there is still plenty of time to get in. I interviewed last year in mid October and didn't get in until the end of May. There is hope trust me.

    For those of you already accepted, CONGRATULATIONS....start brushing up on anatomy and immunology because you hit the ground running...HARD.:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  7. chaposm

    chaposm 2+ Year Member

    3
    0
    Feb 6, 2012
    has anyone made a facebook group for our class? Congrats to everyone and looking forward to next year!
     
  8. chaposm

    chaposm 2+ Year Member

    3
    0
    Feb 6, 2012
    Thanks!
     
  9. shinyMIRROR

    shinyMIRROR

    42
    0
    Jul 26, 2011
    im on the alternate list.. got the news today :( congrats to everyone who got accepted..
     
  10. CedarZ4

    CedarZ4 7+ Year Member

    838
    4
    Jul 22, 2008
    I am sorry to hear that, but keep your chin up! As others have said, you still have a chance as they offer acceptances all the way into May.

    What was the method of contact?
     
  11. dentwise

    dentwise 5+ Year Member

    20
    0
    Jan 15, 2011
    I spoke with Western and they told me that at this point in time approximately 55% of the class has been filled (keep in mind that the numbers may fluctuate, thus may not be totally accurate). The committee is deciding on whether to add any additional interview sessions. Candidates that had already interviewed will be notified by email or phone on the decision of accepted/rejected/alternate. We have to wait a bit longer. Good luck to all.
     
  12. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    Thanks for the info! I was wondering if anybody knows how many ppl got accepted from the alternate list last yr.. And how many ppl r waitlisted this yr.. Anybody?
     
  13. shinyMIRROR

    shinyMIRROR

    42
    0
    Jul 26, 2011
    i got wait listed via letter in the mail. Thought it was a rejection letter at first.. WHY ARE THEY ADDING MORE INTERVIEW GROUPS! why why why!! the waiting game really puts a toll on your nerves.. :scared:
     
  14. 2012IHOPE

    2012IHOPE

    125
    0
    Oct 20, 2011
    When did you receive the wait list letter/when was it postmarked? And when was your interview?
     
  15. shinyMIRROR

    shinyMIRROR

    42
    0
    Jul 26, 2011
    my interview date was feb 4th and the letter was postmarked on the 9th of feb!! So crazy how fast it was. But I know of someone who got a rejection also with the same interview date so.. keep your fingers crossed.
     
  16. 2012IHOPE

    2012IHOPE

    125
    0
    Oct 20, 2011
    Just checked my mail and I also have a wait list letter. I interviewed in November. I'm really happy it wasn't a rejection. Good luck to everyone...check your mail!!!
     
  17. drsicem

    drsicem

    24
    0
    Mar 9, 2011
    I also interviewed on the 4th and got an alternate letter today... I hate the waiting game! I really hope they do not do another round of interviews! Has anyone got accepted yet from that interview group?
     
  18. smk0327

    smk0327 2+ Year Member

    19
    0
    Jan 12, 2012
    Just wondering how many ppl were at the feb 4 interviews?
     
  19. Darce101

    Darce101

    135
    0
    Jan 26, 2011
    Waitlisted. Nov 5th interview.
     
  20. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    It almost seems like everyone received alternate letter. Did anyone who had an interview receive rejection letter??
     
  21. Darce101

    Darce101

    135
    0
    Jan 26, 2011
    It would be nice to know how many waitlist positions are offered, considering the letter they sent us says the waitlist is not ranked.
     
  22. unexpected

    unexpected

    2
    0
    Mar 31, 2011
    I also received the alternate letter today. When I talked to Western last week, they told me that no rejection letters has been sent in yet. What they told me was that if by this week, you don't get an acceptance or alternate letter, you could be in the rejection group. However, they are still deciding if they should hold another set of interviews and that is why they're holding on to the rejection letters.... but I really wonder how many people are placed in the waiting list...
     
  23. burgh2011

    burgh2011

    10
    0
    Sep 27, 2011
    I was told 84 people interviewed on Feb. 4th. No news here yet...
     
  24. drsicem

    drsicem

    24
    0
    Mar 9, 2011
    Does anyone know how many people were put on the alternate list?
     
  25. dentwise

    dentwise 5+ Year Member

    20
    0
    Jan 15, 2011
    I also received an alternate status letter today and I interviewed in November.
     
  26. Darce101

    Darce101

    135
    0
    Jan 26, 2011
    It looks like it's going to be tough getting off the waitlist.
     
  27. cubs

    cubs 2+ Year Member

    12
    0
    Feb 10, 2012
    I got a request for interview today. They scheduled me for what they said was the last and only date that they are holding interviews- Feb 24. I imagine that at this late date, interviewees will be told of their fate rather quickly and alternates will start to be accepted shortly after....
     
  28. burgh2011

    burgh2011

    10
    0
    Sep 27, 2011
    I am an alternate, got the letter in the mail today.
     
  29. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    I've called them yesterday and they said some were also rejected... But they have ~200 ppl on the alternate list. It seems like it will be tough to get off the list... So sad..
     
  30. Darce101

    Darce101

    135
    0
    Jan 26, 2011
    200 ppl?! That's insane!
     
  31. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    Yeah.. But I am not sure if that's the total # of letters sent or total # of ppl who accepted the alternate spot.. They are doing more interview as well so... Iono...
     
  32. drsicem

    drsicem

    24
    0
    Mar 9, 2011
    I really don't understand why they did this! I would rather have waited a little longer for them to make a decision than put everyone on the alternate list! Good luck everyone!
     
  33. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    Wonder how many ppl got off waitlist last yr. anyone knows?
     
  34. ridi604

    ridi604

    8
    0
    Feb 18, 2011
    Just wondering if there's anyone who hasn't heard back from the Feb 4th interview?
     
  35. 12345cj

    12345cj 2+ Year Member

    56
    0
    Nov 28, 2011
    Considering that It's a new school and it's private, I'm sure most people who get an acceptance from another school will give up their spot at Western and they will move though a large portion of the alternate list. I already declined my spot so that's one more for you guys. Good luck!
     
  36. Dent4GA

    Dent4GA

    45
    1
    Feb 22, 2012
    Hi, I interviewed on Feb. 4th as well. They told me in the interview that we would either know something sometime soon, or it could take awhile before a decision is made. They called me on the 9th and let me know I was in. I didn't think I was going to hear anything for quite some time! I wish the best of luck to everyone! :)
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  37. CedarZ4

    CedarZ4 7+ Year Member

    838
    4
    Jul 22, 2008
    Not exactly sure where people are getting their numbers from, but when I called the admissions office today, all they said was we can expect to hear back as late as August.

    When I asked in regards to the size of the alternate list, they said that they are unable to provide that information to the public.

    Forgot to ask about weather or not their class was full - I will probably call back later today and ask.
     
  38. Tirekicker

    Tirekicker Tooth Sleuth 5+ Year Member

    173
    2
    Mar 28, 2011
    "Way up North"
    Dentist
    Army
    Hey guys, I just interviewed today in the final group. I was quite impressed. I really, really hope I get in. We were told that we would hear back in two weeks from today, and if not, to call them. She said they won't be able to give you their decision over the phone, but I guess they'll mail it to you again. I don't know if the two weeks applies only to us who interviewed today or to the people who haven't heard back. As far as seats, I didn't get a straight answer, but I think there are at least 20 seats still open. Also, I was told that everyone got in off the alternate list last year (though I would be amazed if they started out with 200, even if many declined). I hope I'm not setting anyone up for disappointment (myself included). :-\
     
  39. cutetooth

    cutetooth

    13
    0
    Dec 5, 2011
    Yeah. I interviewed there back in Sept and I loved it. If you don't mind me asking, who told you everyone got in from alternate list last yr? I am waitlisted there. I would love it to happen again this yr... :/ Anyways, thank you for the info. It really helps.
     
  40. Dent4GA

    Dent4GA

    45
    1
    Feb 22, 2012
    Has anyone else here heard back from any February interviews?
     
  41. Darce101

    Darce101

    135
    0
    Jan 26, 2011
    Anything new on the Western front?
     
  42. Tirekicker

    Tirekicker Tooth Sleuth 5+ Year Member

    173
    2
    Mar 28, 2011
    "Way up North"
    Dentist
    Army
    This is killing me. Every time my phone rings, it's a mad race to answer in time, only to find out it's a telemarketer. Any day now...
     
  43. CedarZ4

    CedarZ4 7+ Year Member

    838
    4
    Jul 22, 2008
    I'd give it another week before I really start freaking out - As you have said Tirekicker, they will get back to the February interviewers within 2 weeks, and it has only been 1. Unfortunately, I interviewed back in October so I guess it doesn't apply to me :cool:

    Keep us posted - Good luck! :xf:
     
  44. Tirekicker

    Tirekicker Tooth Sleuth 5+ Year Member

    173
    2
    Mar 28, 2011
    "Way up North"
    Dentist
    Army
    I just got the call. I'm in!!!! I'll see you guys in the fall. Good luck everyone. :)
     
  45. OCDFlosser

    OCDFlosser 5+ Year Member

    218
    2
    Mar 21, 2010
    Florida
    I'm in!! :D
     
  46. CedarZ4

    CedarZ4 7+ Year Member

    838
    4
    Jul 22, 2008
    Congrats you two!

    -OCDFlosser, when did you interview? Back in February or pre-Dec1st?
     
  47. journeybegins

    journeybegins 5+ Year Member

    260
    3
    Apr 3, 2010
    Congrats!

    Were you on the waitlist or is this the first time that you got a decision letter/call of acceptance?
    I'm really hoping for Western.
     
  48. LLdental

    LLdental

    4
    0
    Jan 26, 2012
    Yay! I got the call too! See you guys in the fall! :D
     
  49. Tirekicker

    Tirekicker Tooth Sleuth 5+ Year Member

    173
    2
    Mar 28, 2011
    "Way up North"
    Dentist
    Army
    Congrats guys!
     
  50. Dent4GA

    Dent4GA

    45
    1
    Feb 22, 2012
    Congrats everyone!!!! Look forward to meeting everyone in the fall. Make sure everyone joins the facebook group too. :)
     

Share This Page