lightbulb1986 wrote:held today at Harvard. Borderline numbers URM with JR1. Got the dreaded email. Fortunately my Stanford acceptance was right under it in my inbox.
Congrats! When did you submit to SLS?
lightbulb1986 wrote:This is probably the best place to ask: could Mex/PR-Americans pm their stats if they were held or accpeted to Harvard? There doesn´t seem to be many on LSN and I think Continental Op (Core?) might be on to something on his LSN page...
RednBlack wrote:There is some baseless TLS speculation that we will see some movement on "holds" after the Feb. 1 deadline passes. They will then have their entire applicant pool and can begin to reassess our applications.
frankjones wrote:RednBlack wrote:There is some baseless TLS speculation that we will see some movement on "holds" after the Feb. 1 deadline passes. They will then have their entire applicant pool and can begin to reassess our applications.
In past years, have most 'held' applicants been WL'ed? Do you expect 'held' + URM movement more likely to be in Feb or later?
GargamelITT wrote:VoidSix wrote:GargamelITT wrote:anyone care to speculate on when the first hold --> admit will be?
February 2nd (A little known poster with the handle "VoidSix")
well played. have you had JR1?
GargamelITT wrote:solid numbers. i'm not sure why you say an acceptance is doubtful; a good number at or even below you numerically have gotten in
VoidSix wrote:In addition, holds have never gone out on quite the same scale as they are this year except for one other year (2008). So I think that's notable as well. It would almost seem like HLS would have to accept more of the holdees than usual due to the volume of them this year. But that's just speculation.
natalie123 wrote:would it be completely crass to mention my acceptance to yale? i can see it having either a positive or negative effect. a big part of me says don't because they're likely to say to themselves, well, if that's how she wants to be about it, let her go to yale then. thoughts? tx
wackadoodle wrote:Can anyone give some advice on what a standard LOCI looks like? I haven't written any and am unsure of what to include- are you selling yourself again or explaining your reasons for wanting Harvard or....? any advice/ directions to sample letters would be appreciated. Thanks!