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UCSD "hold"

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by sluox, Sep 25, 2002.

  1. sluox

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    Does anybody know anything about this "hold for interview" thingie at UCSD? Is this basically a rejection? I know i'm outta state but I'm also MSTP...damn it's like my top choice school
     
  2. PrincessCKNY

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    there's another thread about this. try searching for it.
     
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  3. Dr. Don

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    you know what bro, or sis, I'm really sorry to tell you this, but that I know of, everyone that I know that applied to UCSD last year and got that hold for interview crap (I got it too!), never received that interview, and from what I heard, it's just a nice way for them to say, SORRY, we don't have a spot for you, I know it hurts, but it's all good, it's their lost anyways right?!
     
  4. Yogi Bear

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    i second that....

    let's make a list of all the ucsd hold's

    1. sluox
    2. Yogi
     
  5. pocwana

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    :(

    let's make a list of all the ucsd hold's

    1. sluox
    2. Yogi
    3. pocwana
     
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  6. Street Philosopher

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    yogi has quite a list fetish :cool:
     
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  7. Yogi Bear

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    haha! u got a point.....
     
  8. chak_de_phatee

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    let's make a list of all the ucsd hold's

    1. sluox
    2. Yogi
    3. pocwana
    4. chak_de_phatee

    Hi,
    Guys I don't know if this is true or not...........................but I called UCSD and asked them if "hold" was a polite rejection or not......................the lady said no it is not a rejection..........but the people on hold will have to wait until january to be considered. Also it is possible to appeal the hold if you want...................I did.
     
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    sluox

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    I think there is this odd ball policy at UCs where the MSTP is contingent upon SOM acceptance, but SOM makes its decision based on in-state outta-state status. But this is strictly prohibited by MSTP's NIH funding. I think UCs way of doing MSTP is totally screwed up. They should have a separate MSTP admissions committee. Honestly I think SOM has no clue about who is more or less qualified as MSTP

    oh well whatever i vented! :)
     
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    1. sluox
    2. Yogi
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    5. soda pop
     
  11. Soda pop

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    Is UCSD screening for secondaries this year? Has anyone gotten rejected yet?
     

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