Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby msblaw89 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:20 pm

Yikes, I was hoping to hear back from Penn soon :( Looks like it is going to be a long wait

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby iamrobk » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:52 pm

FWIW I checked last year's Penn ED thread and last year Penn said that they wouldn't be giving any decisions prior to December 8th, then on December 8th they started calling people. So good chance that us ED'ers will start hearing tomorrow... I hope.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby DonnaDraper » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:55 pm

iamrobk wrote:
DonnaDraper wrote:ED. Status stuck on 11/16, which was my only 'under review' update. With all these more recent ED status changes, pretty sure it's over for me. Just want to get through these next couple of weeks so I can get my WL/Rejection, hopefully hear some good news from Cornell, and move on.


I wouldn't worry about it yet. I was reading through last years thread a bit and a few people didn't get the UR date change until the week they gave decisions, and IIRC still got accepted. I think we have really similar numbers though, so don't give up hope! The optimist in me is saying that I'll be accepted, the pessimist in me is saying I'll get a fall grades request like I did from Duke's PT program. :roll:


Thanks for the reassurance. Yea, we have similar stats, with mine being slightly worse. I will be hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.....if that makes any sense.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby DonnaDraper » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:55 pm

iamrobk wrote:FWIW I checked last year's Penn ED thread and last year Penn said that they wouldn't be giving any decisions prior to December 8th, then on December 8th they started calling people. So good chance that us ED'ers will start hearing tomorrow... I hope.


When is the time window?

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby iamrobk » Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:09 pm

DonnaDraper wrote:
iamrobk wrote:FWIW I checked last year's Penn ED thread and last year Penn said that they wouldn't be giving any decisions prior to December 8th, then on December 8th they started calling people. So good chance that us ED'ers will start hearing tomorrow... I hope.


When is the time window?

For them to start calling? Looks like anywhere from 11-1 EST, based on the past few years, and it took 2-3 days. Also seems like they sent out emails and updated status checkers to reject people in waves for a few days as well.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiousgeorgia » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:22 pm

Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby haowu80s » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:28 pm

DonnaDraper wrote:
iamrobk wrote:
DonnaDraper wrote:ED. Status stuck on 11/16, which was my only 'under review' update. With all these more recent ED status changes, pretty sure it's over for me. Just want to get through these next couple of weeks so I can get my WL/Rejection, hopefully hear some good news from Cornell, and move on.


I wouldn't worry about it yet. I was reading through last years thread a bit and a few people didn't get the UR date change until the week they gave decisions, and IIRC still got accepted. I think we have really similar numbers though, so don't give up hope! The optimist in me is saying that I'll be accepted, the pessimist in me is saying I'll get a fall grades request like I did from Duke's PT program. :roll:


Thanks for the reassurance. Yea, we have similar stats, with mine being slightly worse. I will be hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.....if that makes any sense.


My status also stuck on 11/16. One of my LOR was not received until 11/28. I am not sure if that could be the reason or it's just over for me.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby MiamiOxford » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:31 pm

curiousgeorgia wrote:Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)


Hmm... Getting ready for tomorrow perhaps? :shock: Let's hope so. Oh yeah, Penn: I love you.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby haowu80s » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:37 pm

MiamiOxford wrote:
curiousgeorgia wrote:Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)


Hmm... Getting ready for tomorrow perhaps? :shock: Let's hope so. Oh yeah, Penn: I love you.

The earliest decision on LSN was Dec 8th (Wednesday) last year and Dec 9th (Wednesday) the year before. I guess tomorrow is not very likely.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby iamrobk » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:40 pm

haowu80s wrote:
MiamiOxford wrote:
curiousgeorgia wrote:Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)


Hmm... Getting ready for tomorrow perhaps? :shock: Let's hope so. Oh yeah, Penn: I love you.

The earliest decision on LSN was Dec 8th (Wednesday) last year and Dec 9th (Wednesday) the year before. I guess tomorrow is not very likely.

Last year they specified that they wouldn't be giving any decisions before the 8th. This year they said they'll start the week of the 5th. So who knows, but if it's not tomorrow, yeah it'll almost certainly the 7th.

Edit: From what I can gather on LSN, the last 3 years they started on Wednesdays, then the 2 years before they started on Fridays, and before that it's too hard to really tell. But I still think that Monday is a decent possibility since otherwise they would have said the same thing they did last year (that decisions wouldn't start before the 7th instead of they will start the week of the 5th).

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby haowu80s » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:29 am

iamrobk wrote:
haowu80s wrote:
MiamiOxford wrote:
curiousgeorgia wrote:Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)


Hmm... Getting ready for tomorrow perhaps? :shock: Let's hope so. Oh yeah, Penn: I love you.

The earliest decision on LSN was Dec 8th (Wednesday) last year and Dec 9th (Wednesday) the year before. I guess tomorrow is not very likely.

Last year they specified that they wouldn't be giving any decisions before the 8th. This year they said they'll start the week of the 5th. So who knows, but if it's not tomorrow, yeah it'll almost certainly the 7th.

Edit: From what I can gather on LSN, the last 3 years they started on Wednesdays, then the 2 years before they started on Fridays, and before that it's too hard to really tell. But I still think that Monday is a decent possibility since otherwise they would have said the same thing they did last year (that decisions wouldn't start before the 7th instead of they will start the week of the 5th).

Probably, they would have said that decisions wouldn't start before the 5th if they had decided to give decisions on Monday :P . I guess "Start the week of the 5th" means that they were not sure about the exact date at that time.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiouscat » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:33 am

curiousgeorgia wrote:Just went UR! At 10:20 p.m.! On a Sunday!

Kind of makes me think that someone is playing a sick joke on my status checker, or Penn is eagerly trying to catch up on apps. Either way, I'm happy :)


1+
at ~11:25pm here. Someone's pulling some long hours over there...

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby wildcat25 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:36 am

I just went under review too! I wonder if this means a decision by Christmas.. (one can dream right??)

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Magnifique1908 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:45 am

To those going under review late this evening, when did you apply? RD or ED?

Thanks!

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby ColumbiaChamp » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:47 am

Magnifique1908 wrote:To those going under review late this evening, when did you apply? RD or ED?

Thanks!

+1. also complete date pweeease.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby wildcat25 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:49 am

ColumbiaChamp wrote:
Magnifique1908 wrote:To those going under review late this evening, when did you apply? RD or ED?

Thanks!

+1. also complete date pweeease.


I'm RD and I went complete on October 31st

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby ColumbiaChamp » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:51 am

wildcat25 wrote:
ColumbiaChamp wrote:
Magnifique1908 wrote:To those going under review late this evening, when did you apply? RD or ED?

Thanks!

+1. also complete date pweeease.


I'm RD and I went complete on October 31st

very close to me, I was complete November 5th.

EDIT: thanks for the response.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiouscat » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:01 am

Sent: around 29/10
Complete: 04/11
RD
I think all these recent RD updates bodes well for those ED folks who are hoping to have your decisions in the next couple of days - it might imply that they've gone through most of the ED apps and have moved on to some of the RD apps that were left on the back burner.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiousgeorgia » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:02 am

ColumbiaChamp wrote:
Magnifique1908 wrote:To those going under review late this evening, when did you apply? RD or ED?

Thanks!

+1. also complete date pweeease.


I applied 10/26ish, complete 10/31 RD

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby ColumbiaChamp » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:05 am

I guess I should not get my hopes up, I have a pretty marginal application so probably no UR for me for the next little while. been the story of my life so far.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiouscat » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:13 am

ColumbiaChamp wrote:I guess I should not get my hopes up, I have a pretty marginal application so probably no UR for me for the next little while. been the story of my life so far.


My assumption was that when you go UR just has to do with when you submitted - meaning you'll probably be UR in the next batch, since you submitted just after me and the others who went UR today. Best of luck!

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby curiousgeorgia » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:14 am

ColumbiaChamp wrote:I guess I should not get my hopes up, I have a pretty marginal application so probably no UR for me for the next little while. been the story of my life so far.


Aww this makes me sad. The way I look at it, we TLSers already have a better chance than the other applicants because we are a self-selected group of awesome. I'm sure you'll go UR soon and have some good news to report :)

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby DonnaDraper » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:17 am

haowu80s wrote:
DonnaDraper wrote:
iamrobk wrote:
DonnaDraper wrote:ED. Status stuck on 11/16, which was my only 'under review' update. With all these more recent ED status changes, pretty sure it's over for me. Just want to get through these next couple of weeks so I can get my WL/Rejection, hopefully hear some good news from Cornell, and move on.


I wouldn't worry about it yet. I was reading through last years thread a bit and a few people didn't get the UR date change until the week they gave decisions, and IIRC still got accepted. I think we have really similar numbers though, so don't give up hope! The optimist in me is saying that I'll be accepted, the pessimist in me is saying I'll get a fall grades request like I did from Duke's PT program. :roll:


Thanks for the reassurance. Yea, we have similar stats, with mine being slightly worse. I will be hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.....if that makes any sense.


My status also stuck on 11/16. One of my LOR was not received until 11/28. I am not sure if that could be the reason or it's just over for me.


Just stalked you and am slightly reassured by your solid reverse splitter stats. Let's hope us 11/16s make it.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby ColumbiaChamp » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:28 am

curiousgeorgia wrote:
ColumbiaChamp wrote:I guess I should not get my hopes up, I have a pretty marginal application so probably no UR for me for the next little while. been the story of my life so far.


Aww this makes me sad. The way I look at it, we TLSers already have a better chance than the other applicants because we are a self-selected group of awesome. I'm sure you'll go UR soon and have some good news to report :)


thanks for the support :) Penn is easily one of my top choices, would be thrilled with the acceptance. According to LSP, I am a strong consider (64%), so I have not lost all hope.

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Re: Penn c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby jellybean8 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:38 am

Should I be concerned if I've been complete since 10/26 and am STILL not under review?




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