Northwestern 2011 Applicants

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:58 am

In case anyone besides me is stressing while waiting for a decision on a deferral request: I called the office today to find out when/if I could expect a decision (since they've had my seat deposit and deferral request for 2 weeks), and the guy said that the admissions committee is reviewing a batch of deferral requests today and I should find out next week.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:19 pm

@nulawadmissions
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We'll be going out with a batch of decisions today!
15 minutes ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@tweetsbyjohann
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Was in a twitter free room yesterday, lots of work done, more decisions later today

also for those who were held, johann addressed a tweet on the value of doing an oncampus interview even after you have done an off campus one.

chrisjones233 Chris Jones
@ @tweetsbyjohann Sorry to nag. But if we did off-campus interviews and are held, do you recommend on-campus? Or is that too much? Thanks.
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@tweetsbyjohann
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@chrisjones233 if good at ivs, at worst it will have neutral impact. may have + impact. always better to add more to file for later eval
1 hour ago via TweetDeck

hope that helps!
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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sarahlawg » Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:56 pm

good luck everyone!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby tas817 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:17 pm

Really NU? A fee waiver? I guess they need to boost their number of applicants.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:28 pm

See you guys back here at 5 for another round of the waiting game!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby khodorko » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:13 pm

Just got an acceptance email in SF, 9:51 PST!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:58 pm

khodorko wrote:Just got an acceptance email in SF, 9:51 PST!


What????? what is this? NU is changing things up on us. Now I have to check my email every freaking 5 minutes for the rest of the day :(.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:31 pm

What was the point of the 8 week time frame? To mock us?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby dddhhh » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:42 pm

tweetsbyjohann first set of notification emails are done. another set will go out later this afternoon. letters for all through our check status page.
18 minutes ago

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby LHC » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:57 pm

Just got in via e-mail! Totally psyched!!! This is my first choice school - so excited about joining Northwestern in a few months!!!!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby BarnabeSpooge » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:57 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:What was the point of the 8 week time frame? To mock us?

Sure seems that way. If I get a decision this afternoon, it will have only been 10 weeks. If not, we're going to eleven.

For a school so hardass about its business approach, you'd think that they would understand that in the business world, you have to meet your deadlines.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Verity » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:07 pm

BarnabeSpooge wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:What was the point of the 8 week time frame? To mock us?

Sure seems that way. If I get a decision this afternoon, it will have only been 10 weeks. If not, we're going to eleven.

For a school so hardass about its business approach, you'd think that they would understand that in the business world, you have to meet your deadlines.


Just FYI, the 8 weeks starts Dec. 1, so if you submitted before that, it doesn't count. They stated this explicitly.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:15 pm

Verity wrote:
BarnabeSpooge wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:What was the point of the 8 week time frame? To mock us?

Sure seems that way. If I get a decision this afternoon, it will have only been 10 weeks. If not, we're going to eleven.

For a school so hardass about its business approach, you'd think that they would understand that in the business world, you have to meet your deadlines.


Just FYI, the 8 weeks starts Dec. 1, so if you submitted before that, it doesn't count. They stated this explicitly.


Dec 1-Feb 11=10 weeks 2 days. Derp.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Verity » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:19 pm

Flips88 wrote:
Verity wrote:
BarnabeSpooge wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:What was the point of the 8 week time frame? To mock us?

Sure seems that way. If I get a decision this afternoon, it will have only been 10 weeks. If not, we're going to eleven.

For a school so hardass about its business approach, you'd think that they would understand that in the business world, you have to meet your deadlines.


Just FYI, the 8 weeks starts Dec. 1, so if you submitted before that, it doesn't count. They stated this explicitly.


Dec 1-Feb 11=10 weeks 2 days. Derp.



Wow. Brain fart. I blame Johann.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby khodorko » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:51 pm

I think NU is just confused because mine was not even close to 8 weeks from "Completed"

Submitted - 12/7
Went Complete - 1/11
Decision - 2/11

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby mistermister » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:08 pm

10 weeker here. Still waiting.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Verity » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:11 pm

khodorko wrote:I think NU is just confused because mine was not even close to 8 weeks from "Completed"

Submitted - 12/7
Went Complete - 1/11
Decision - 2/11


I think they tend to expedite decisions on so-called "lock" applicants, and keep everyone else in limbo while they see how the pool is turning out.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby dddhhh » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:38 pm

LHC wrote:Just got in via e-mail! Totally psyched!!! This is my first choice school - so excited about joining Northwestern in a few months!!!!


Congrats!!! See you at ASW :D

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby speedyj88 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:19 pm

I think Northwestern is just toying with me now. I really have no idea what's going on. I received my first "decision rendered" email on Tuesday, which was the day that their whole status checker website went bonkers and decision letter PDFs were unavailable. The following day, on Wednesday, they sorted out their uploading problems and I officially found out that I was held.

Just a few minutes ago, I received another email from Northwestern informing me that a comittee decision has been made. The letter on my status checker is still the one dated February 8, 2011. Anyone else have this happen to them? Should I be expecting a different decision letter to be uploaded? I got a little excited with everyone receiving positive news today.
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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Loyola Trojan » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:26 pm

speedyj88 wrote:I think Northwestern is just toying with me now. I really have no idea what's going on. I received my first "decision rendered" email on Tuesday, which was the day that their whole status checker website went bonkers and decision letter PDFs were unavailable. The following days, on Wednesday, they sorted out their uploading problems and I officially found out that I was held.

Just a few minutes ago, I received another email from Northwestern informing me that a comittee decision has been made. The letter on my status checker is still the one dated February 8, 2011. Anyone else have this happen to them? Should I be expecting a different decision letter to be uploaded? I got a little excited with everyone receiving positive news today.


Hopefully it's good news 8)
Good Luck Biggs

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby 2011Cycle » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:32 pm

speedyj88 wrote:I think Northwestern is just toying with me now. I really have no idea what's going on. I received my first "decision rendered" email on Tuesday, which was the day that their whole status checker website went bonkers and decision letter PDFs were unavailable. The following day, on Wednesday, they sorted out their uploading problems and I officially found out that I was held.

Just a few minutes ago, I received another email from Northwestern informing me that a comittee decision has been made. The letter on my status checker is still the one dated February 8, 2011. Anyone else have this happen to them? Should I be expecting a different decision letter to be uploaded? I got a little excited with everyone receiving positive news today.


Exact same thing happen to me! I sent them a response and received their standard bounce-back 'thanks for your inquiry' email

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:44 pm

speedyj88 wrote:I think Northwestern is just toying with me now. I really have no idea what's going on. I received my first "decision rendered" email on Tuesday, which was the day that their whole status checker website went bonkers and decision letter PDFs were unavailable. The following day, on Wednesday, they sorted out their uploading problems and I officially found out that I was held.

Just a few minutes ago, I received another email from Northwestern informing me that a comittee decision has been made. The letter on my status checker is still the one dated February 8, 2011. Anyone else have this happen to them? Should I be expecting a different decision letter to be uploaded? I got a little excited with everyone receiving positive news today.

+1

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby speedyj88 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:45 pm

2011Cycle wrote:Exact same thing happen to me! I sent them a response and received their standard bounce-back 'thanks for your inquiry' email

Can you let me know what they say if and when they get back to you?

edit: seeing Gotti posting above me, I'm thinking they either had an error with their system or resent out the email to all of us 2/8 holds.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:48 pm

So all the emails are out for today??????????????????????

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:05 pm

was there really a second batch of decisions today? nothing on twitter to indicate that there was. now it is what, week 11 now?




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