Multiple Applicants from the Same School

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vesperlynd
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Multiple Applicants from the Same School

Postby vesperlynd » Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:33 am

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Re: Multiple Applicants from the Same School

Postby midwestphysics » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:03 am

While your undergrad school has weight, I don't think they say to themselves "Well, we already have someone from that school." If you are good applicant you're a good applicant. I know they want diversity, but I don't think it would make sense to pass someone up because they went to the same school as another person they're admitting.




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