mcweanis wrote:wait, if harvard has around 6000 applicants each year, and about 600 of them are on LSN, and 90 people on LSN are currently waitlisted... that would mean if LSN does NOT skew towards way better applicants, there are 900 people on the waitlist. dear god. let's hope everyone not on LSN is a 150/2.5 applicant.
This is silly speculation. Of course there is a self-selection bias. The waitlist is not going to be 900 people. At the same time, I wish someone would call and ask how large the waitlist is on average.