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Waitlist movement?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by dirtyone, Feb 25, 2002.

  1. dirtyone

    dirtyone Member 7+ Year Member

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    has anyone been accepted yet from any waitlists?
    are there other waitlistees out there, any info?
    would'nt it feel good to have a nice waitlist movement? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
     
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  3. BushBaby

    BushBaby Nipplelina 10+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by dirtyone:
    <strong>has anyone been accepted yet from any waitlists?
    are there other waitlistees out there, any info?
    would'nt it feel good to have a nice waitlist movement? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> </strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">I have been waitlisted at RWJ and from what the secretary told me the list doesn't really start moving until early May <img border="0" alt="[Pity]" title="" src="graemlins/pity.gif" />
    I am sure some people will drop by that time it really depends where you are on the list. You can always call to see where you rank and what your chances are of being pulled off. The Sec. also said that I have a good chance but made no promises <img border="0" title="" alt="[Frown]" src="frown.gif" />
     
  4. THE instiGATOR

    THE instiGATOR Cow Tipper 7+ Year Member

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    I think I have been dropped from a waitlist!!! Hopefully I will know by the end of the day if this is the case. Has anyone heard of such a thing happening!?!?
     
  5. johnM

    johnM Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    most wait-lists will not move until mid-May, when we are all required to pick one school and decline acceptances from the rest. until then, most openings will go to the people who are interviewing now.
     
  6. ssd

    ssd Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    swampman:

    what did you think of evms?

    and to tie this into the topic...i got my waitlist letter from evms on saturday. i called this morning and was told that i am in the middle third. i'm about ready to put evms to bed already...no norfolk for me...
     
  7. altaskier

    altaskier Altaholics Anonymous 92' 7+ Year Member

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    Really depends on the school. But keep this in mind, waitlists don't move until after the May 15th deadline when everyone can only keep one school. So, I guess not until May 15th.
     
  8. Papa Smurf

    Papa Smurf Thug 4 Life 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by SwampMan:
    <strong>I think I have been dropped from a waitlist!!! Hopefully I will know by the end of the day if this is the case. Has anyone heard of such a thing happening!?!?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">SwampMan, I'd be shocked if you were dropped from the waitlist. I doubt USF is rejecting post-interview already. I know Miami doesn't reject anyone post-interview until the very end. Everyone is either accepted or waitlisted post-interview. USF will probably sit tight until after the big dawg in the state (UF) makes their move. It was probably just a mix-up. I'm pulling for ya, hope it all works out!
     
  9. THE instiGATOR

    THE instiGATOR Cow Tipper 7+ Year Member

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    Well, it's official. I have been dropped from the USF waitlist. After having interviewed more applicants, it "became apparent" that I would not be offered a seat. In an attempt to provide closure, they decided to pass the word along. I knew my student interview went poorly! Oh well, at least I don't have to buy a laptop now.

    I must be the biggest loser on earth! :confused:

    ssd: EVMS was great! Much better than Albany, in my opinion. I got a small community vibe (where everyone liked one another), which pleased me.

    I was pretty straightforward with them about financial issues. I told them that I have an acceptance from a school whose tuition is only $8,000 a year. I let them know that they would have to lower their tuition to about $15,000-$17,000 to even compete (it's currently $29,000 for out of staters, as you know). It was a bold move, but they may consider it. A scholarship wouldn't be unheard of, would it?!? If they can lower the tuition for me, I'd be happy to attend. If not, I've got an awesome place that has accepted me.

    My EVMS interview was my best yet! I'm waiting anxiously for news in a couple weeks. It's cool that they tell you your placement on the waitlist. USF didn't do that...probably because they didn't want to tell me I was dead last. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Frown]" src="frown.gif" />
     

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