Open house dates 2015

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Catria
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Open house dates 2015

Postby Catria » Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:40 am

As some people have received acceptances, and some of these acceptances may contain information about departmental open house days, please post what information is known about open house days at the schools you know about.

Last updated on February 19:

UC Irvine - Physics: February 20th & March 13th
UC Irvine - Earth System Science: March 2nd & March 9th
Texas A&M: March 26-29
Northwestern (Materials Science): March 13 or April 3
U Chicago: March 13
UCSB: March 30
U Washington: March 5-7
Boston U: April 2-4
Wisconsin: Feb. 19-21 and March 12-14
Caltech: March 26-27
MIT: April 1-2 (Wed-Thurs, seems weird. But that's what they have posted on their Physics Grad Student Council web site).
CU Boulder: March 12-14 or April 2-4
Colorado State: February 27 & March 27
University of New Mexico: March 20
University of Oregon: April 2
Stony Brook: March 8-9
NYU: March 26-27
U Minnesota: March 27th -28th
UT Austin: February 18-20.
Purdue: Feb 20-21
Ohio State: March 22-23
Michigan State: February 20th
UC Davis - Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science: March 19-21
UIUC - Physics: March 13-14
JHU - RIGHT NOW! Feb 20-22.
UCSD - April 1-2
Cornell Applied physics - March 20-21
UMD: March 12-13
Princeton - Match 25-27
Michigan Ann Arbor - Mar 19-22
Notre Dame: March 19-21
Harvard: 3/30-3/31
Carnegie Mellon: 3/20-3/21
Columbia: 3/20-3/21
WVU: 3/30
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PhysicsIsCool
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby PhysicsIsCool » Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:57 am

UC Davis - Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science - March 19-21

UIUC - Physics - March 13-14

Cho'bal
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Cho'bal » Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:16 pm

Do US schools invite international students to open houses too?

By "international" I mean foreign residents who are currently outside of the US.

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby flobadobadie » Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:26 pm

Yes, though what financial support they offer to cover transport costs varies by institution.

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby PathIntegrals92 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:51 pm

Purdue: Feb 20-21
Ohio State: March 22-23
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby bcardwell » Mon Feb 02, 2015 2:25 pm

Michigan State: February 20th

slowdweller
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby slowdweller » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:43 pm

UT Austin: February 18-20.

Catria
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Catria » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:55 pm

I'm certainly interested in Minnesota's open house dates at this point...

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Strange_Beauty » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:01 pm

Stony Brook March 8-9
NYU March 26-27
U Minnesota March 27th -28th
Catria wrote:I'm certainly interested in Minnesota's open house dates at this point...

djh101
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby djh101 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:54 am

Colorado State - February 27 & March 27
University of New Mexico - March 20
University of Oregon - April 2

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby RonaldoMcDonaldo » Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:21 pm

UC Irvine - Physics: February 20th & March 13th
UC Irvine - Earth System Science: March 2nd & March 9th

PhysicsIsCool
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby PhysicsIsCool » Mon Feb 09, 2015 5:07 pm

CU Boulder - March 12-14 or April 2-4

:D

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby BigHeavyBooks » Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:58 pm

Does anyone know when UW-Seattle's open house is? I was accepted and received an information packet, but there was no mention of a visiting weekend (if there is one).

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby djh101 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:17 am

BigHeavyBooks wrote:Does anyone know when UW-Seattle's open house is? I was accepted and received an information packet, but there was no mention of a visiting weekend (if there is one).


It seems common that schools send out acceptances before the open house is planned. One of the professors at New Mexico sent an email a few weeks after acceptance saying that they almost had the open house prepared and USC still hadn't said anything about planning an open house until I inquired about visiting (since I live nearby).

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby slepton » Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:10 pm

BigHeavyBooks wrote:Does anyone know when UW-Seattle's open house is? I was accepted and received an information packet, but there was no mention of a visiting weekend (if there is one).

When were you accepted? They sent an email to me on Feb 3rd about an open house weekend March 5-7. You may want to send an email asking about it if you haven't received that, as they said they had limited spots. They will still reimburse for other dates though.

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby slepton » Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:15 pm

All Physics:

U Chicago: March 13
UCSB: March 30
U Washington: March 5-7
Boston U: April 2-4
Wisconsin: Feb. 19-21 and March 12-14
Caltech: March 26-27
Yale: March 27-28
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BigHeavyBooks
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby BigHeavyBooks » Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:50 pm

slepton wrote:
BigHeavyBooks wrote:Does anyone know when UW-Seattle's open house is? I was accepted and received an information packet, but there was no mention of a visiting weekend (if there is one).

When were you accepted? They sent an email to me on Feb 3rd about an open house weekend March 5-7. You may want to send an email asking about it if you haven't received that, as they said they had limited spots. They will still reimburse for other dates though.


I was accepted on January 22nd. Guess I'll send that email, then.

PhysicsIsCool
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby PhysicsIsCool » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:06 am

Northwestern (Materials Science) March 13 or April 3

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby seeyouauntie » Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:42 pm

Texas A&M- March 26-29

Can the original poster list all of the dates in the first post so we don't have to scroll down so much? Please?

Edit: Thanks!

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Leanas » Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:51 am

JHU - RIGHT NOW! Feb 20-22.
UCSD - April 1-2
Cornell Applied physics - March 20-21
UMD: March 12-13

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby physgeek123 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:24 am

Princeton - Match 25-27
Michigan Ann Arbor - Mar 19-22

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby entropy19 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:47 pm

Harvard 3/30-3/31

Catria
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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Catria » Sat Feb 28, 2015 12:03 pm

Mark Trodden claims that UPenn sent out open house invitations, yet HEP-TH still hasn't reviewed applications...

Any HEP-EX or astro guy willing to volunteer UPenn's open house dates?

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby djh101 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:36 am

Just got back from Colorado yesterday. Fort Collins is awesome. My other choices are going to have to be damn good fits to keep me from going to Colorado State.

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby loser2winner » Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:07 pm

i have no open house dates and i am not invited for visit. do i have to email admission professor to tell him i will visit the department? thank you.

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Re: Open house dates 2015

Postby Ne10 » Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:31 am

West Virginia University - Dept. of Physics and Astronomy -- 30th March




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