LOCI to Dean???

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Should I email my LOCI directly to Dean of Admissions?

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LOCI to Dean???

Postby apple1234 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:32 pm

Please help me! :!: :!: :!:

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:34 pm

Yes.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby gothamm » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:37 pm

are you sure that the letter is actually going to go to the dean? Even on the dean's personal e-mail address, he/she often has assistants take care of e-mails like yours.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby Sam Seaborn » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:39 pm

Not a good idea. Going over an adcomms head for a decision they have the final say on? Just makes you look desperate.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby apple1234 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:41 pm

No, not sure. I just don't know if I should send it to his address or the general admissions one.

Obviously, I just want to maximize my chances of getting in... It's my first choice school and I've heard nothing since applying 3 months ago.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby apple1234 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:42 pm

Sam Seaborn wrote:Not a good idea. Going over an adcomms head for a decision they have the final say on? Just makes you look desperate.


Ha! That's because I am.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby Sam Seaborn » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:10 pm

You very well may be, but it doesn't help your chances to let them know that. I'd say it would hurt more than help, but I've never done it so wtf if you really feel like you need to do it, go for it.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby glewz » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:21 pm

Submit through the general admissions email unless otherwise specified. To send it directly to the dean would be circumventing the usual pathway of communication.

Prolly wouldn't make a huge difference either way. If you have further doubts, Just Call.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby northwood » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:22 pm

send the letter to the admissions person. Unless you are on social terms with the dean ( then why would you have to write a loci?) you need to respect the hierarchy.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:38 pm

Send it to the dean's personal address.

Creepiness for the win.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby northwood » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:39 pm

if you want to be creepy- drop it off in the deans office at their home.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

Postby zonto » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:10 pm

glewz wrote:Submit through the general admissions email unless otherwise specified. To send it directly to the dean would be circumventing the usual pathway of communication.

Prolly wouldn't make a huge difference either way. If you have further doubts, Just Call.


I agree. Unless the LOCI is for a waitlist; then I would address it to whomever signed the physical letter I got in the mail.

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Re: LOCI to Dean???

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