SMU 2012

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wskbarrett
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby wskbarrett » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:07 pm

tivo152 wrote:In via phone call, 164/3.72!


Congrats. Did you apply ED?

defendthefort
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby defendthefort » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:08 pm

Are they going alphabetically?

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mattviphky
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby mattviphky » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:20 pm

my last name starts with an ABCD...so maybe.

jeanster
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby jeanster » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:20 pm

defendthefort wrote:Are they going alphabetically?


Awesome question. I think you directed it towards the people who would most know too!

snehpets
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:22 pm

jeanster wrote:
defendthefort wrote:Are they going alphabetically?


Awesome question. I think you directed it towards the people who would most know too!


...it's a valid question. The people getting called could say whether they were close to the beginning of the alphabet, which would at least help in guessing.

jeanster
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby jeanster » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:24 pm

snehpets wrote:
jeanster wrote:
defendthefort wrote:Are they going alphabetically?


Awesome question. I think you directed it towards the people who would most know too!


...it's a valid question. The people getting called could say whether they were close to the beginning of the alphabet, which would at least help in guessing.


Or you could wait like maybe another hour to get called...

calm down. Everyone will know soon

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adg156
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby adg156 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:26 pm

Status checker just changed to Admitted 1/31!

EMAW12
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby EMAW12 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:27 pm

Held. Bummer.

:(

snehpets
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:29 pm

jeanster wrote:
snehpets wrote:
jeanster wrote:
defendthefort wrote:Are they going alphabetically?


Awesome question. I think you directed it towards the people who would most know too!


...it's a valid question. The people getting called could say whether they were close to the beginning of the alphabet, which would at least help in guessing.


Or you could wait like maybe another hour to get called...

calm down. Everyone will know soon


I'm perfectly calm, but there are people who aren't, and the only purpose to this forum is to discuss people getting in, freak out about getting in, analyze the decision making process, etc. You'll notice it in every single other thread. I don't think there's any need to sarcastically call out people who are worried just because you aren't.

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woodscommaL
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby woodscommaL » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:31 pm

jeanster wrote:
snehpets wrote:
jeanster wrote:
defendthefort wrote:Are they going alphabetically?


Awesome question. I think you directed it towards the people who would most know too!


...it's a valid question. The people getting called could say whether they were close to the beginning of the alphabet, which would at least help in guessing.


Or you could wait like maybe another hour to get called...

calm down. Everyone will know soon


sassy kids are sassy.

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6thbackstreetboy
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby 6thbackstreetboy » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:33 pm

In via status checker.

EMAW12
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby EMAW12 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:34 pm

So does anyone know whether or not being "held" at SMU is really a "hold" or it's more or less synonymous with WL, like UIUC seems to have been this cycle?

snehpets
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:36 pm

EMAW12 wrote:So does anyone know whether or not being "held" at SMU is really a "hold" or it's more or less synonymous with WL, like UIUC seems to have been this cycle?


Some holds get in, most seem to get waitlisted (based on the extremely small sample size on TLS), a few get outright rejected. The downside is that most didn't seem to hear till the end of April. it could be different this year though.

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HankBeech
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby HankBeech » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:36 pm

Status Checker changed to Admitted. Updated 1/23

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mlh1988
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby mlh1988 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:40 pm

Admitted via status checker. I'm hoping the admissions packet and scholarship info. Follow soon!

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woodscommaL
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby woodscommaL » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:41 pm

In via status checker! :) Already shopping for flights to Dallas.

EMAW12
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby EMAW12 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:42 pm

Your current status has changed to "Held for Further Review." Although your application has been reviewwed, we have deferred making a final decision until we are able to review at least some of the regular decision applications. Your file will go through another review cycle later this Spring and you will be notified of a final decision by the end of April. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed.


Hm.

apeopleshistory
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby apeopleshistory » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:54 pm

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EMAW12
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby EMAW12 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:57 pm

apeopleshistory wrote:Yeah, the typo was funny in a sad kind of way. It made me feel really valued.


It's the little things in life...

hookem12
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby hookem12 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:01 pm

Checked my phone, voicemail from SMU, in!

freaknroll
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby freaknroll » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:21 pm

in via status check. Do they make phone calls to everyone?

defendthefort
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby defendthefort » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:24 pm

Did anyone get in without the update on 1/23?

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eaper
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:24 pm

In via status checker. 169/3.6. Last updated 1/23.

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Flappy Scribbleneck
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Flappy Scribbleneck » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:25 pm

Admitted via status checker

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beezy08
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby beezy08 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:27 pm

In via status checker :D
167/3.5




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