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Waitlist vs Alternate List

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by cascy, Jul 24, 2001.

  1. cascy

    cascy Junior Member

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    Anyone know what the difference is between the waitlist and the alternate list?
    Which one is better?
     
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  3. star23

    star23 Senior Member
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    Most people use those terms interchangeably. Schools use one or the other - but they mean the same thing.
     
  4. Patrick O

    Patrick O Member
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    not always.... some schools I have heard have an alternate list that has priority to a list that they keep as a waitlist.... The alternates move to acceptances and the waitlisters move to alternates.... I would expect this type of organization to be at schools with a large amounts of movement.
     
  5. Winged Scapula

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    Due to popular demand, I'll move this to the Pre-Allo forum. :D
     

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