U Penn WAITLIST 2010

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tram988
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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby tram988 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:59 am

oneforship wrote:
tram988 wrote:
anonym1202 wrote:wait...so rejections are coming by mail ? I thought this was via status checker....my activity still says from April wait list ... is it possible I got rejected and did not yet receive the letter? I'm confused...

I'm hoping he meant email lol.


No, I got a letter in the mail. Haven't looked at my status checker in months, though, so I'm not sure what it says.

would you mind checking the status checker? I'd really appreciate it!

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby oneforship » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:02 am

Flanker1067 wrote:
tram988 wrote:
Flanker1067 wrote:I'm out, good luck all. I really would have liked to be in Philly next year.

sorry man. As of today?


I'm not sure. I checked the status checker yesterday but didn't notice the update date. Too lazy to check back now.


I just checked my status, and it says decision 6/17, letter sent 6/17. I'm not sure when it updated, because I haven't checked it until now.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby jeeli » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:35 am

so everyone who was rejected from the waitlist got an update from the status checker?

sorry, abroad and can't check snail mail

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby tram988 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:36 am

oneforship wrote:
Flanker1067 wrote:
tram988 wrote:
Flanker1067 wrote:I'm out, good luck all. I really would have liked to be in Philly next year.

sorry man. As of today?


I'm not sure. I checked the status checker yesterday but didn't notice the update date. Too lazy to check back now.


I just checked my status, and it says decision 6/17, letter sent 6/17. I'm not sure when it updated, because I haven't checked it until now.

thanks man.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby 342848386278 » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:26 pm

Admitted via phone call early this morning!
Am still in complete shock, and can't wait to move to Philly.

(Recieved an email monday inquiring as to my continued interest etc, and quickly fired off a LOCI in reply assuring the committee that I'd withdraw all other applications and commit to Penn if admitted ; status checker updated to "Offer of Admission" this afternoon.)

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby MURPH » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:32 pm

Congrats 342...

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby jeeli » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:35 pm

yep, same here. just got the acceptance. chatted with someone from admissions Tuesday, said they would have a meeting this Thursday to discuss waitlists.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby elmo123 » Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:04 pm

342848386278 wrote:Admitted via phone call early this morning!
Am still in complete shock, and can't wait to move to Philly.

(Recieved an email monday inquiring as to my continued interest etc, and quickly fired off a LOCI in reply assuring the committee that I'd withdraw all other applications and commit to Penn if admitted ; status checker updated to "Offer of Admission" this afternoon.)



Are you going for sure? If so, where were you planning to attend before the call?

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby 342848386278 » Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:42 pm

elmo123 wrote:
342848386278 wrote:Admitted via phone call early this morning!
Am still in complete shock, and can't wait to move to Philly.

(Recieved an email monday inquiring as to my continued interest etc, and quickly fired off a LOCI in reply assuring the committee that I'd withdraw all other applications and commit to Penn if admitted ; status checker updated to "Offer of Admission" this afternoon.)



Are you going for sure? If so, where were you planning to attend before the call?


Definitely attending Penn, couldn't be happier - before the call I had a seat deposit down at Cornell, but I'm withdrawing this afternoon. Good luck to those still waiting!

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby MURPH » Fri Jul 02, 2010 12:07 am

342848386278 wrote:
elmo123 wrote:
342848386278 wrote:Admitted via phone call early this morning!
Am still in complete shock, and can't wait to move to Philly.

(Recieved an email monday inquiring as to my continued interest etc, and quickly fired off a LOCI in reply assuring the committee that I'd withdraw all other applications and commit to Penn if admitted ; status checker updated to "Offer of Admission" this afternoon.)



Are you going for sure? If so, where were you planning to attend before the call?


Definitely attending Penn, couldn't be happier - before the call I had a seat deposit down at Cornell, but I'm withdrawing this afternoon. Good luck to those still waiting!
I am sitting by my phone waiting until Cornell calls me. :lol:

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby anonym1202 » Fri Jul 02, 2010 12:24 am

for the people accepted recently, did you think you did anything out of the ordinary to increase your chances and get a favorable response/ what were your numbers ? ive sent some loci's but no response yet ...still on the waitlist and dying on the inside haha

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby pertristis » Fri Jul 02, 2010 11:40 am

Finally withdrew from the Penn WL today. Law school won't be happening until 2011. Best of luck to everyone still on the waiting list.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby tram988 » Fri Jul 02, 2010 12:49 pm

Anyone else just get the email update? I'm still on hold with an update coming mid-July

Congrats to those accepted!!

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby uclakais » Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:02 pm

Any of the recently accepted WLers care to share their #s? Currently admitted to UMich with $$$ but I would really prefer to attend UPenn for personal reasons.

Thanks.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby scf » Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:53 pm

Just got dinged from the WL via status checker so it looks like they are whittling down the waitlist even more

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby anonym1202 » Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:07 pm

does upenn have a priority list like duke ... is it ranked at all ? i know law schools say waitlists aren't ranked but there's always a "special" group

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby MURPH » Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:15 pm

I just got an email saying I survived another round of dings. Penn told me that they don't have a special group - which means that they don't give any clues about who is special. Surely they do have some way of prioritizing who gets in. In any event I am pleased that I still have a chance. The people who are getting in seem to have high GPAs and I have a 2.98 so I consider myself lucky.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby srbluth » Fri Jul 02, 2010 8:16 pm

I also got the email saying I'm still on the waitlist. How many people could there still be on the waitlist by this point, between all the people who've been already been released/withdrawn/accepted/not followed up? It's gotta be a small group by now...

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby MURPH » Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:48 am

srbluth wrote:I also got the email saying I'm still on the waitlist. How many people could there still be on the waitlist by this point, between all the people who've been already been released/withdrawn/accepted/not followed up? It's gotta be a small group by now...

My impression from talking to them a few weeks ago was that it was a pretty large waitlist when they started - several hundred. They don't know who is lingering on the WL. There are probably a lot that are planning on going to another school and just haven't gotten around to telling Penn to drop them from the WL. There is probably a smaller group that is using the prospect of getting into Penn from the WL and then using the admission to squeeze their top choice for some more financial aid.
Then there are the rest of us, in despair, sending groveling LOCIs, jumping when the caller ID shows (215), telling our friends "I'm going to school XXX, unless I get a last minute admission from Penn," wondering if we should accept second best or reapply next cycle, imagining that there is some way to overcome whatever deficiency kept us out this cycle...

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby lastMinuteGuy » Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:46 pm

Just withdrew my spot on Friday, also freeing up 20k/yr in scholarships. Hope it helps someone out.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby pandaexpress » Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:46 pm

any thoughts on whether the withdrawal of 'lastminuteguy' was accounted for in the "class is full" email on Friday? my gut feeling is that the "class is full" email was drafted on Thursday evening, so hopefully they are looking to fill lastminuteguy's seat...

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby tram988 » Sat Jul 10, 2010 12:41 pm

it seems like someone was let off the waitlist today, according to LSN. Although, It could be someone who was let go earlier but just now has updated their LSN.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby abceasy » Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:22 am

I didn't receive that e-mail that was sent out a week or two ago about making it through the next round of cuts and still having a spot on the waitlist. But...I also haven't been dinged yet on the status checker. Anyone else in the same boat?

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby lawschoollll » Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:39 pm

Just got a voicemail from someone at Penn's admissions office wanting a call back. Has anyone gotten one of these? If so please let me know because I'm not sure what to expect when calling back, especially considering I'm not positive about my fall plans.

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Re: U Penn WAITLIST 2010

Postby tram988 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:44 pm

Just dinged via status checker. Best of luck to you all!




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