UW-Madison c/o 2023 hopefuls

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  1. rimfree

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    Just saw on another forum that you’ll get a rejection letter regardless. I have faith in you so don’t lose hope!
     
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    OOS alternate - waitlist #208
     
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    No mail here...OOS TX
     
  4. Dvm2023hopeful

    Dvm2023hopeful UMN c/o 2023!

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    You’ll get yours soon!

    My stats aren’t too impressive if you consider I have only about 500 hours veterinary experience. My academic stats are:

    cGPA: 3.7
    sGPA: 3.8
    Last 45: 3.9

    GRE (Q/V/A): 161/162/5.0

    I am 118 on the waitlist

    As for extracurriculars, outside of research and TAing I have basically none. This is one of the reasons I feel my app is pretty weak :(
     
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    Well I mean they are better than mine my last 30 was 3.7-3.8 but my undergrad gpa is horrid if not averaged due to hardships. I have 3500-3700 vet hours..almost 4k animal ( all not animals owned by me). Retaken science was calculated pretty good at iowa 3.48-3.5. Research 500-600

    my gre is

    V: 157
    Q:148
    W:4.0

    So im not confident..but im holding on to hope
     
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    Both of you have better stats than me.

    cgpa: 3.46
    science gpa: 3.45 (but 3.04 for Iowa’s required courses)
    Last 45: 3.65

    Gre: 150/155/5.0
    Tons of extracurriculars and animal experience but only ~120 vet hours at the time of applying. Not feeling good about this cycle
     
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    Your cgpa is far higher than me I think if averaged and not replaced Its broken 3.0. My grad gpa was good and if replaced my cgpa is. Most of my prereqs were over 6-10 years old so I retook them while working.
     
  8. hedgiewedgie

    hedgiewedgie Mississippi State c/o 2023
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    OOS wait list #70!
     
  9. Dvm2023hopeful

    Dvm2023hopeful UMN c/o 2023!

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    You guys have a ton of experience. Looking at past cycles and admitted students stats, experience seems to be able to carry you a long way.

    Hope you guys get your letters soon!
     
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    I wish they'd ups'd it because usps in my area of florida is just sad. Central florida is pretty dang good.
     
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    Yes! In Texas too! Especially central Texas!
     
  12. johnnaboo

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    Do not fret my friends, I was OOS waitlisted at #184 last year and was called off of the waitlist at the end of May.
     
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  13. Dvm2023hopeful

    Dvm2023hopeful UMN c/o 2023!

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    I feel like I’m holding out hope to be ultimately disappointed.

    Do you know if Wisconsin will continue to update you? Will it be silence until after April and everyone paid their deposit?
     
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    Nope, they emailed me every few weeks after the April deadline (and even once before the deadline I think) to keep me updated. You can also always call OAA (office of academic affairs) and inquire your number on the waitlist.
     
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    You can call and get updates on your waitlist status. I waited until after decision day to start calling, under the assumption the list wouldn't move much before then, but it had moved a lot already.
     
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    I see you’re procrastinating studying for Neuro as well :laugh:
     
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    OOS alternate #219. I've been accepted to a few other schools so far, so I will be removing myself off the waitlist (I'm pretty far down there, so I feel like it wont really help anyone that much). Congrats to everyone accepted and good luck to everyone on the waitlist! Good things come to those who wait! :love::luck:
     
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    I'm in Houston, so that's probably why I got my letter today.

    cGPA: 3.67
    sGPA: 3.76
    Last 45 GPA: 3.85

    GRE: 156V/156Q/4.0A

    When I submitted my VMCAS app, I had ~400 hours of vet experience. I mentioned on my supplemental application that I've been working part-time as a veterinary assistant since then. I've also been working on a certified veterinary assistant program (paid for by my employer), so that probably helped.
     
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    Anyone in GA get a letter yet?
     
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    OOS rejection, my GPA is on the lower end (3.45) but I have about two thousand of hours in veterinary/animal experience /research...so I guess they care more about GPA in my case :) congrats to everyone who was accepted! I’m hoping for some good news from other schools
     
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    IS acceptance letter today!

    I'm a nontrad applicant with a ton of mostly nontraditional types of vet experience (i.e. not much clinic/shadowing); primary interest is in policy/agricultural aspects of the veterinary field. :)

    cGPA: 3.53
    sGPA: 3.53
    last 30: ~3.9

    GRE: 167/159/5.5
     
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    OOS rejection! Good luck to everyone else :)
     
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    Letter on informed delivery...trying to stay neutral because gpa seems to be higher than exp in accepted/waitlist.
     
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    cheval12 TBD c/o 2023

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    I got my letter in the mail yesterday (I'm currently in Iowa). OOS waitlisted #107. Good luck to those still waiting!
     
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    gotadognamedbiden TBD c/o 2023

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    Ha! Crossing my fingers the letter is between the seats of the mailman's van...

    I'm a non-trad OOS applicant with a lot of non-clinical, yet vet/public health experience (i.e. not much clinic/shadowing). I have a MPH degree in epidemiology/bio stats and work in clinical infectious disease research now. All of my veterinary experience was shadowing over the years. I posted in the Successful Applicants thread so there's more info there, but my #s are:

    cGPA: 3.65
    sGPA: 3.60
    last 30: ~3.9

    GRE: 162/159/5.0
     
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    Youll be accepted for sure with those
     
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    gotadognamedbiden TBD c/o 2023

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    Thank you!!! I'm sorry it was unclear, I was accepted OOS (I was so shocked). Nothing about this process makes sense! My IS flat out rejected me (Ohio State) yesterday. I see you on here sometimes and am rooting for you!!
     
  28. Cobyology

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    I completely agree that the process makes no sense. Wisconsin is my IS and I was rejected 2 years ago (but waitlisted by Minnesota) and waitlisted last year (also waitlisted by Michigan State). I feel that if somebody is waitlisted by an OOS school with so many more applicants that they should get in to their IS.
     
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    Fl is a clear example of that, the IS is very hard to get into for even IS folks. This process makes no sense at all to all but those who make the process.
     
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    Cobyology UW-Madison SVM c/o 2023

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    It's so frustrating! I feel like if I am top 100 out of 800-1200 applicants at an OOS school, I should at least be top 62 out of 170 at Wisconsin. I realize that different schools put more emphasis on certain areas of the application, but if I were a resident in some other states, I feel like I would've gotten in already.
     
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    I know that last part is frustration, but a lot of applicants move to other states to get residency in order to boost their chances of getting into certain schools.
     
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    Cobyology UW-Madison SVM c/o 2023

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    Just watched the mailman put a manila envelope in my mailbox. Kinda freaking out. I will be right back
     
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    This process is the worst, I’m sitting here anxious for you
     
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    Hope it's good news!!! :)
     
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    Cobyology UW-Madison SVM c/o 2023

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    WateryTart UW-Madison SVM c/o 2023
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    Manila means acceptance!
     
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    CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS
     
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    YAY!!!! You're going to be a vet!!! :highfive:
     
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    Congrats!
     
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    Didn’t even apply here but damn was I rooting for you!!! Congrats!!!!
     
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    Congrats!!!
     
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    No mail yet im like stalking my mailbox....
     
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    Hoping you get good news!
     
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    I just have isu and UW the rest were rejections...
     
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    You just need one acceptance, and your academics are competitive at both. You said ISU is one of your top picks, you got this homie!
     
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    I’m sure you’ll get in! I’m also waiting on isu! Hopefully we’ll be classmates!!!
     
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    My undergrad gpa is horrid though I mean sub 3.0 because I had my house flood out..was working two jobs..and was helping care for my dying grandfather. So im nervous. I retook 9 courses that would be 7-10 years old. Did an Ansci M.S with a 3.7 gpa irma knocked it a bit but I had two 10 credit semesters with a 4.0
     
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    Well ISU doesn’t care about cGPA, and they’ll see that you can handle the life stressors and you have a whole lot of experiences that most applicants don’t. All the things you’re supposed to do, you’ve done, and one of these schools will notice that. Believe in yourself the way you want these schools to believe in you, and I promise it’ll happen for you.
     
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    I believe in you! Hell, look at me, applied year after year and I finally got it. My undergrad GPA was 3.00 and I didn't have any of those circumstances! You hope that you described all of that in your explanation statement.
     
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    I did in detail and how I dealt with similar circumstances after and maintained my gpa
     

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