Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby smdpnp » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:22 am

ht2988 wrote:Michigan upped my $$ offer after I sent in my withdrawal last week... This complicates things. IDK what to do!!!!

Holy shit! They more than doubled your award, right? I say go to Michigan and trailblaze for future QPOCs :D

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby ht2988 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:24 am

smdpnp wrote:
ht2988 wrote:Michigan upped my $$ offer after I sent in my withdrawal last week... This complicates things. IDK what to do!!!!

Holy shit! They more than doubled your award, right? I say go to Michigan and trailblaze for future QPOCs :D


Yea: 30k --> 75k. I had finally made peace with my decision to attend UCLA... Now I'm confused, but this is all good. Not sure what I'll do. They extended my deadline to Friday.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby Jacq2212 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:37 pm

Just withdrew, although I will miss Dean Z!
$54,000 scholarship up for the taking!
Good Lucky Everyone :)

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby qwertyboard » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:57 pm

Is it normal for M to be chasing after students like this? "hey! I'm withdrawing" response - "hey! here we'll give you an additional 60k"

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby TheMostDangerousLG » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:01 pm

qwertyboard wrote:Is it normal for M to be chasing after students like this? "hey! I'm withdrawing" response - "hey! here we'll give you an additional 60k"


Dear Michigan: if you are so desperate for solid applicants that you feel the need to throw more money at people who have turned you down, how about you take a look at your waitlist and give a few splitters and/or late applicants some love?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby BigZuck » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:57 pm

I withdrew today (with 54K) and they just gave me the standard "Good luck with your future endeavors" response. Didn't try to keep me by dangling that carrot. Found it interesting, maybe it's because I only have median numbers? Or because I already asked for more money? Oh well.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby oaken » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:49 pm

BigZuck wrote:I withdrew today (with 54K) and they just gave me the standard "Good luck with your future endeavors" response. Didn't try to keep me by dangling that carrot. Found it interesting, maybe it's because I only have median numbers? Or because I already asked for more money? Oh well.


you're a fucking moron.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby WokeUpInACar » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:54 pm

oaken wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I withdrew today (with 54K) and they just gave me the standard "Good luck with your future endeavors" response. Didn't try to keep me by dangling that carrot. Found it interesting, maybe it's because I only have median numbers? Or because I already asked for more money? Oh well.


you're a fucking moron.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby qwertyboard » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:35 pm

WokeUpInACar wrote:
oaken wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I withdrew today (with 54K) and they just gave me the standard "Good luck with your future endeavors" response. Didn't try to keep me by dangling that carrot. Found it interesting, maybe it's because I only have median numbers? Or because I already asked for more money? Oh well.


you're a fucking moron.

:?:


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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby fallingup » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:46 pm

qwertyboard wrote:Is it normal for M to be chasing after students like this? "hey! I'm withdrawing" response - "hey! here we'll give you an additional 60k"


I think it makes perfect sense. It's a way for them to avoid wasting money on people who might choose Michigan at sticker or for a lowballed scholarship offer. I'm sure many admits got duped and took the sticker/close to sticker offer thinking they just weren't good enough for money, or more money. Those of us who balked, Michigan then opened its wallet for. They profit from holding back until we balk.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby JamesDean1955 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:41 pm

Withdrew, auf wiedersehen Michigan! Good luck to y'all!

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby zoidberg86 » Wed May 01, 2013 11:34 am

CTT wrote:So, I got there letter acknowledging my deposit. The last bit explained that it was OK to have multiple deposits, and they would contact you to see what they needed to do to make Michigan your choice if you had multiple deposits at the beginning of Summer. I'm toying with submitting some other deposits just to see if I can work out an extra bit of scholarship money. Plus, there's a little bit of utility in preserving the choice. Stupid idea?


If the $200 or $300 isn't an issue today, I don't see how it could. For that small sum, if it could save you thousands, easily worth it. Also, if you aren't completely set on Michigan at the current price - having the choice is well worth it.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Thu May 02, 2013 2:21 am

I hope Dean Z knows that I will gladly accept admission off the WL. My body is ready.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby KanyeShrug » Thu May 02, 2013 2:31 am

Stop stealing my life, DP.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Thu May 02, 2013 4:45 am

KanyeShrug wrote:Stop stealing my life, DP.


We can be soul-sisters, no?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby BigZuck » Thu May 02, 2013 8:44 am

qwertyboard wrote:
WokeUpInACar wrote:
oaken wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I withdrew today (with 54K) and they just gave me the standard "Good luck with your future endeavors" response. Didn't try to keep me by dangling that carrot. Found it interesting, maybe it's because I only have median numbers? Or because I already asked for more money? Oh well.


you're a fucking moron.

:?:


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Eta: I mean, I'm not disputing that, just curious as to what your reasoning is?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby ht2988 » Thu May 02, 2013 9:52 am

Withdrawing (for good) with $75k. Best of luck to everyone on the WL. Michigan is an amazing school - but I just can't imagine spending another 3 years in this state. I've lived here my entire life and it's time to GTFO!

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby francesfarmer » Mon May 06, 2013 4:00 pm

Just withdrew. Good luck everybody!

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby francesfarmer » Mon May 06, 2013 4:00 pm

ht2988 wrote:Withdrawing (for good) with $75k. Best of luck to everyone on the WL. Michigan is an amazing school - but I just can't imagine spending another 3 years in this state. I've lived here my entire life and it's time to GTFO!

Oh man you're gonna love California. Get ready for the worst traffic you've ever dreamed of

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby twinkletoes16 » Mon May 06, 2013 6:25 pm

Anyone get a phone call from M after withdrawing? :shock: :?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby trojandave » Tue May 07, 2013 5:49 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:Anyone get a phone call from M after withdrawing? :shock: :?


Nope but I got an email asking to tell them if they could do anything to change my mind. Felt a little like a form letter though. Phone call's pretty sick - what'd they say? PS - congrats on getting your dream school to pull through with the money!

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Tue May 21, 2013 3:56 pm

How many received the WL email today?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby amitty1019 » Tue May 21, 2013 3:57 pm

dproduct wrote:How many received the WL email today?


I did. Pretty sure they sent it to everyone who hasn't already withdrawn :?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Tue May 21, 2013 4:07 pm

amitty1019 wrote:
dproduct wrote:How many received the WL email today?


I did. Pretty sure they sent it to everyone who hasn't already withdrawn :?


Womp, womp.



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