toothbrush wrote:I guess my point is that you shouldn't be hopeless and expect a WL you can have hope that you'll fall into an admit pile ? Or is that naïve ?
I think at this point, expecting a WL is totally reasonable. Historically, NYU is basically done with acceptances, though will probably accept another handful of people in the coming week(s). Waitlists and rejections tend to go out in March or April, I think.
Of course, I would love a wave of late acceptances after they realize the applicant pool isn't getting better and all of their top applicants are already bound for HYS or Columbia/Chicago with $$.