UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby omzster67 » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:03 pm

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AmericanBeauty wrote:Dinged this morning as well. I was about to send them an update today too. Haha

175+ / 4.0X

Maybe it's because I didn't tailor my app towards Berkeley at all, but more likely it's because of my completely unimpressive softs. Oh well.


Wow, I have a hard time believing that.


Well. That's scary.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Robbin Blue » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:17 pm

11/20 applied => 1/24 complete. :lol: Just over two months of verifying for completion.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby koalacity » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:45 pm

Mw22390 wrote:
AmericanBeauty wrote:Dinged this morning as well. I was about to send them an update today too. Haha

175+ / 4.0X

Maybe it's because I didn't tailor my app towards Berkeley at all, but more likely it's because of my completely unimpressive softs. Oh well.


Wow, I have a hard time believing that.

Every cycle there are people who sweep HYS (or at least get in to one or two of HYS) but get waitlisted or rejected at Berkeley. To B's credit, they do appear to have a relatively holistic admissions process (more so than other schools, anyway).

And sorry about the bad news, AmericanBeauty :(

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Synch » Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:32 pm

Under Committee Review as of 1/23...goddamnit just ding me already, I know my GPA isn't good enough

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Dingo Starr » Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:48 pm

Serett wrote:I'm still UR without an update, so while I don't know what that means, at least I'm alive. Sorry to those getting negative decisions today :(

This.
So much.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Moonlight » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:39 pm

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby SteelPenguin » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:52 am

Dear Berkeley,

Sorry things didn't work out between us. I thought it would have been a cool chance to get to know California better. To be fair, we weren't a very compatible couple, and I understand why you wanted to turn me down.

~ SP

P.S. Go Stanford/ UCLA/USC!

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Serett » Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:42 pm

Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here's my number, so Cal me, maybe?

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Dingo Starr » Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:53 pm

Say something; Berkeley should email me, too.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby midwest17 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:42 pm

Serett wrote:Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here's my number, so Cal me, maybe?


I see what you did there. :lol:

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby snapdragon25 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:40 am

Synch wrote:Under Committee Review as of 1/23...goddamnit just ding me already, I know my GPA isn't good enough


This.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby wealtheow » Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:21 pm

UR as of today! Good loooorrrrdd.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Lightworks » Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:35 pm

UR as of 1/6, so should get a decision soon.

173/3.6, so my hopes are not high. I'm not interested in Berkeley at all (short of $$$), but it would be nice to get my cycle off to a nice start.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Ally Mcbeal » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:27 pm

URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby twenty » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:53 pm

Been UR since 11/4, haven't heard anything since. Figured when I didn't get a call I was waiting for the ding... but now people that went UR later than I did are getting dinged?

It's the things you think about in late January.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby californiauser » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Ally Mcbeal wrote:URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?


Poor. Just like the rest of us. About 10% make it out of FR (allegedly)

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Ally Mcbeal » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:56 pm

californiauser wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?


Poor. Just like the rest of us. About 10% make it out of FR (allegedly)


Berkeley :(

Well we all just have to remain positive.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Ally Mcbeal » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:57 pm

Moonlight wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?


No clue. Did you just go into FR today?


No. FR 1/23

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Ally Mcbeal » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:18 pm

Moonlight wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:
Moonlight wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?


No clue. Did you just go into FR today?


No. FR 1/23


Anyone wanna guess if Under Review at this point is good or impending doom?


I think it might depend on how long you've been under review. But honestly, no news might be good news at this point.

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby EEguy5 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:19 pm

Moonlight wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:
Moonlight wrote:
Ally Mcbeal wrote:URM 158 3.63. Interested in Public Interest. Made it to FR. What are the odds I survive it?


No clue. Did you just go into FR today?


No. FR 1/23


Anyone wanna guess if Under Review at this point is good or impending doom?


11/24 here. I think if we were getting dinged it would have happened already. I think it means we're in the other 50% of the FR batch that will get sent for review soon.

edit: spelling

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

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Re: UC Berkeley c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014)

Postby Serett » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:14 pm

Yeah, I really have no idea what to expect as someone still UR at the moment, but hopefully it means at least FR.



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