UChicago Waitlist 2013

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JXander
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UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby JXander » Wed May 08, 2013 12:32 pm

Good luck to you all.

Anyone riding it out until August?

Should my current workload permit it, I am considering compiling a spreadsheet of current Waitlisters similar to the one in the UVA thread (unless someone else with more free time is interested).

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby TheMostDangerousLG » Wed May 08, 2013 12:51 pm

JXander wrote:Good luck to you all.

Anyone riding it out until August?

Should my current workload permit it, I am considering compiling a spreadsheet of current Waitlisters similar to the one in the UVA thread (unless someone else with more free time is interested).


Woo, checking in! Being waitlisted at UChicago was literally the highlight of my application cycle (seriously!). Just waitlisted yesterday after submitting a crazy late app (all my apps were crazy late), and I will be riding it out until (and through) August.

A waitlist spreadsheet would be fantastic. :D

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby dolfan17 » Wed May 08, 2013 12:56 pm

Checking in.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby ht2988 » Wed May 08, 2013 1:03 pm

dolfan17 wrote:Checking in.


+1

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby FlowBro » Wed May 08, 2013 2:03 pm

Checking in, not sure how long I'll ride it out

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby fivestarfolds » Wed May 08, 2013 2:23 pm

I'm excited to join this for the long haul. Either way, I'm making my way back to UChicago graduate school in the fall - I just hope I get to do it as a dual-degree candidate.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby beepboopbeep » Wed May 08, 2013 2:33 pm

Riding it out.

I doubt Chicago will top my CLS offer even if I do get in, and I think I'll be happy there if this doesn't work out. But the longer the cycle has gone on, the more I think Chicago's the best fit. Also I don't want to lose my Hyde Park apartment. NYC rent is a war crime.

Stupidly didn't write a Why UChicago; I think I had like a week between when I found out and when it was due, and was dealing with some personal shit. Excuses. Should've done it. Anyone else slack on that? Would they still take a LOCI even though that deadline is well in the past?

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby manti5 » Wed May 08, 2013 3:13 pm

In for the long haul as well. Appreciate the start of a waitlist thread.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby intlsplitr » Wed May 08, 2013 3:47 pm

Checking in. I'll be around until at least late July.

Now I need to start working on that essay....

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby masked kavana » Wed May 08, 2013 4:06 pm

Just received an email about the waitlist response form.

We'll see what the future holds. GL all!

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JXander
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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby JXander » Wed May 08, 2013 4:08 pm

intlsplitr wrote:Now I need to start working on that essay....

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby BigZuck » Wed May 08, 2013 4:10 pm

Checking in. Was WLed forever ago. Nice to meet you all.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby zoidberg86 » Wed May 08, 2013 4:11 pm

BigZuck wrote:Checking in. Was WLed forever ago. Nice to meet you all.


+1 I forgot I was on the Chicago WL...

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby onionz » Wed May 08, 2013 4:17 pm

Did a bunch of people waitlisted months ago also get the "do you still want to be on the waitlist" email today?

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby T20hopeful89 » Wed May 08, 2013 4:18 pm

onionz wrote:Did a bunch of people waitlisted months ago also get the "do you still want to be on the waitlist" email today?



Was waitlisted in January or early February and received the e-mail today.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby ht2988 » Wed May 08, 2013 4:55 pm

T20hopeful89 wrote:
onionz wrote:Did a bunch of people waitlisted months ago also get the "do you still want to be on the waitlist" email today?



Was waitlisted in January or early February and received the e-mail today.


Waitlisted in March and just completed the form that is linked in the email.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby cws277 » Wed May 08, 2013 4:56 pm

ht2988 wrote:
T20hopeful89 wrote:
onionz wrote:Did a bunch of people waitlisted months ago also get the "do you still want to be on the waitlist" email today?



Was waitlisted in January or early February and received the e-mail today.


Waitlisted in March and just completed the form that is linked in the email.

+1

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby Rory19 » Wed May 08, 2013 5:10 pm

How lengthy has everyone been making their "additional comments" section of the response form?

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby beepboopbeep » Wed May 08, 2013 5:32 pm

Rory19 wrote:How lengthy has everyone been making their "additional comments" section of the response form?


This long:

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby BigZuck » Wed May 08, 2013 5:33 pm

beepboopbeep wrote:
Rory19 wrote:How lengthy has everyone been making their "additional comments" section of the response form?


This long:

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby LRGhost » Wed May 08, 2013 5:37 pm

Checking in. WL last month.

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby Rahviveh » Wed May 08, 2013 6:40 pm

Good luck everyone!

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby spillman » Wed May 08, 2013 6:50 pm

Checking in, just got that same email as well and filled out the form

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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby senorhosh » Wed May 08, 2013 9:36 pm

Good luck everyone.

I don't expect to get in but it would be a nice surprise if I did.

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JXander
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Re: UChicago Waitlist 2013

Postby JXander » Thu May 09, 2013 9:55 am

Hmm, what is this form of which everyone keeps speaking? In my email all I received was the standard "you can submit (1) an additional essay and (2) updated transcripts" message.




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