All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

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ramathorn
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All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby ramathorn » Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:10 pm

Has anybody besides the initial acceptances last month heard from Cornell AP or Harvard AP, or the deathly silent Caltech AP? I have almost picked up the phone to ask if they are sending out any more acceptances, but I suffer under the paranoia that any contact with any department before a decision is in hand will result in instant rejection.

tradster
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby tradster » Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:29 pm

I just called Caltech APh today and apparently they are still trying to finalize the list...
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BrianFantana
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby BrianFantana » Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:31 pm

I would guess that if you haven't heard anything from Harvard AP, it's a rejection, since they have already sent out a fair amount of acceptances, and the open house was last Friday. No idea what the situation is at Cornell or Caltech.

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HappyQuark
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby HappyQuark » Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:53 pm

Still waiting on both Cornell and Columbia.

ticklecricket
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby ticklecricket » Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:42 am

I sent an email to Cornell AP about a week ago.

They didn't respond.

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HappyQuark
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby HappyQuark » Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:30 am

ticklecricket wrote:I sent an email to Cornell AP about a week ago.

They didn't respond.


I sent an email to the admissions department and to the head of the applied physics department of columbia about 2 weeks ago and still no reply.

bbsmitz
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby bbsmitz » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:47 am

Haven't heard anything from Columbia. I emailed Harvard in mid-feb and they said that most offers had already been made and I should feel free to pursue other options. Obviously we've been rejected at this point, but I really think its *** form to wait until so late to tell us.

drunkscientist
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby drunkscientist » Sun Mar 13, 2011 5:56 am

Saw a few acceptances to Caltech's Applied physics yesterday in thegradcafe. Not sure, if they can be trusted though !

tradster
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby tradster » Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:00 pm

drunkscientist wrote:Saw a few acceptances to Caltech's Applied physics yesterday in thegradcafe. Not sure, if they can be trusted though !


They are real.

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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby drunkscientist » Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:54 pm

Almost everyone admitted seem to say that they were invited for a visit earlier. What about International students then ?

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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby tradster » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:03 pm

drunkscientist wrote:Almost everyone admitted seem to say that they were invited for a visit earlier. What about International students then ?


I am not sure but I know that they did fly out at least one international student to Caltech just for the interview.

pingpong
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby pingpong » Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:29 am

Congrats ! Mind letting us know if your application page has changed ?

BrianFantana
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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby BrianFantana » Mon Mar 14, 2011 1:02 pm

Rejected from Cornell AP this morning in response to my email inquiry. Good thing Cornell sux anyway :)

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Re: All Quiet on the Applied Physics Front

Postby HappyQuark » Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:30 pm

BrianFantana wrote:Rejected from Cornell AP this morning in response to my email inquiry. Good thing Cornell sux anyway :)


Got rejected as well today, though it wasn't in response to an email.




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