akili wrote:"Let me acknowledge that your reaction to being placed on the waitlist may well be disappointment, or even outright annoyance. It may feel like a message that the Admissions Office thinks you're not capable of doing the work here. That would be the wrong conclusion to draw. Assembling a class is a difficult process, requiring a lot of balance and no small amount of prediction. And it does not operate perfectly..."
I hope this isn't too personal to ask but are you holding out hope for getting off the wait-list or will you adjust your plans for somewhere else? I have a feeling I'll soon be in a similar boat so I just want to know.