havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

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fkvkfdlek
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havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby fkvkfdlek » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:42 pm

so... as the title says.. i havent heard back from 10 places with some places having already sent out acceptances...

whats happening with places like u penn, columbia, ucla, and boulder?

do you think i can send them emails and ask about my status?

i think those places already (maybe except u penn) sent out acceptances

does this mean i got rejected :'(.

(if my post didnt comply with the rules here, i apologize. )

ol
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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby ol » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:54 pm

Yes, at this point, it is acceptable to send a polite email or make a polite phone call inquiring about your application status. I would start with the schools that have already sent decisions to other applicants and then ask the schools who have yet to send decisions. Good luck!

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby Dwy » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:44 pm

Please share here if you receive an answer from UPenn. Thank you and good luck :)

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby fkvkfdlek » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:59 pm

thank you to both of you above and i will definitely let you know if i hear something from u penn.

none of my friends heard from u penn either so...

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby Dwy » Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:44 pm

fkvkfdlek wrote:thank you to both of you above and i will definitely let you know if i hear something from u penn.

none of my friends heard from u penn either so...


Actually, a POI told me they already sent first-round offers so let's hope we get in the second one :lol:

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby fkvkfdlek » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:12 am

so... they got back to me today via email

they said they are still making decisions on a daily basis.. continued patience required....

Dwy
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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby Dwy » Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:17 pm

fkvkfdlek wrote:so... they got back to me today via email

they said they are still making decisions on a daily basis.. continued patience required....


There's a chance then. Let's hope we get in :)

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby mhrazeghi58 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:29 am

I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby blighter » Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:32 pm

mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Same here man. Waiting for both those places. I have a MUCH worse GPA than yours though.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby mhrazeghi58 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:34 pm

blighter wrote:
mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Same here man. Waiting for both those places. I have a MUCH worse GPA than yours though.

I hope you to be admitted. Do you know about their admission process and applications level? when they will release the results? :?

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby blighter » Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:22 pm

mhrazeghi58 wrote:
blighter wrote:
mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Same here man. Waiting for both those places. I have a MUCH worse GPA than yours though.

I hope you to be admitted. Do you know about their admission process and applications level? when they will release the results? :?



Both those universities told me that they'll be making their decisions around mid March. Good luck. I hope you get in too.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby Dwy » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:53 pm

fkvkfdlek wrote:so... they got back to me today via email

they said they are still making decisions on a daily basis.. continued patience required....


It's been two weeks now. Any news?

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby blighter » Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:12 am

mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Hi, did you hear from Miami University? I was told that I am on the waitlist. They made their first offers yesterday.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby mhrazeghi58 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:39 pm

blighter wrote:
mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Hi, did you hear from Miami University? I was told that I am on the waitlist. They made their first offers yesterday.

No I didn't hear anything. What does it mean? I have rejected? :|

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby blighter » Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:01 pm

mhrazeghi58 wrote:
blighter wrote:
mhrazeghi58 wrote:I have applied for MS ( Central Michigan, Miami University of Ohio). My PGRE is 710, and have MS outside the US ( GPA: 3.4). But there is no sign from these universities :( . Its very annoying.


Hi, did you hear from Miami University? I was told that I am on the waitlist. They made their first offers yesterday.

No I didn't hear anything. What does it mean? I have rejected? :|

Email them and ask if you are on the waitlist. Even I was told of it only after I emailed them.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby mhrazeghi58 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:00 pm

I am in wait list too Bligter! Have you heared anything from central mich? They have released first round offers.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby blighter » Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:31 am

mhrazeghi58 wrote:I am in wait list too Bligter! Have you heared anything from central mich? They have released first round offers.


Have they? I haven't heard anything.

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby phy_lov » Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:11 am

I have not heard from few places too. They have already sent offers. I did not receive any reply of inquiries about my application status. Is it common to give up without finding out what really happened to your application? :?

Don't they understand that at least we deserve an email about our application after we paid application fee, made an effort to apply, and virtually begged our professors to send LOR??

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Re: havent heard back from about 10 places... waitlisted?

Postby torch000 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:07 pm

phy_lov wrote:I have not heard from few places too. They have already sent offers. I did not receive any reply of inquiries about my application status. Is it common to give up without finding out what really happened to your application? :?

Don't they understand that at least we deserve an email about our application after we paid application fee, made an effort to apply, and virtually begged our professors to send LOR??


agreed, I understand that they're busy handling other department administrative duties and sifting through the volume of applications is very time consuming, but there have been quite of few cases on this forum where even well after april 15th applicants have not heard back from some schools




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