UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

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What's your app status?

In with scholly!
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12%
In, no scholly yet...
30
16%
Waitlisted
13
7%
Dinged
3
2%
Ghosted
112
60%
Eww I didn't apply
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3%
 
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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby albanach » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:45 pm

sabraph wrote:For activities/interests sections I just put down interests, like soccer


You misspelled softball.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby GotLost » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:20 pm

checking in!

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:56 pm

Under Review.... I also did a stupid and bad mistake in my application (activities box was incomplete and I forgot it), but I will be either dinged or interviewed, so I'll just wait for news from them...
Not very confident, but hell if I'd love getting into UVA! Definitely top3!

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby albanach » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:09 pm

InterLaw wrote:Under Review.... I also did a stupid and bad mistake in my application (activities box was incomplete and I forgot it), but I will be either dinged or interviewed, so I'll just wait for news from them...
Not very confident, but hell if I'd love getting into UVA! Definitely top3!


So now an admissions officer suspects that the application they just pulled with an incomplete activities section came from someone who would prefer to be at one or two other schools, but would make do with UVA?

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:48 pm

albanach wrote:
InterLaw wrote:Under Review.... I also did a stupid and bad mistake in my application (activities box was incomplete and I forgot it), but I will be either dinged or interviewed, so I'll just wait for news from them...
Not very confident, but hell if I'd love getting into UVA! Definitely top3!


So now an admissions officer suspects that the application they just pulled with an incomplete activities section came from someone who would prefer to be at one or two other schools, but would make do with UVA?


Oh no I didn't mean that. What I meant is that my app file is really strange, with some great points and some red flags. Add the fact that I am international... I don't think that there's a way I can be accepted without an interview by almost anyone, especially in the t14! Would you suggest a follow-up e-mail about that mistake? I mean, I figured that it wouldn't be this mistake to determine if I'm in or out, and if I'm more in than out they will interview me and I will explain.
I could be totally wrong though, it's my first time :(

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby AvatarMeelo » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:09 pm

InterLaw wrote: Add the fact that I am international...


I’m gonna be of no use to your original comment but I totally creeped your post history and saw you’re from the UK and now I’m reading all your posts with a British accent in my head.

Can’t you email them and say I wanted to add more stuff? Seems like it’s better to rectify your mistake then leave it out all together and let the adcomms speculate.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wesknowsbest » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:16 pm

Had my interview this morning and got accepted at the end - I'm pumped. UVA is at or around the top of my list.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby TheDuke0fEarl » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:19 pm

Received additional information from UVA today (post-acceptance) and the letter discussed merit aid awards being determined in February. Should I take this to mean I'm not in consideration for something like a Dillard? Or do we know if anyone has received this letter and subsequently received scholarship sooner than that timeline?

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Slippin' Jimmy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:26 pm

TheDuke0fEarl wrote:Received additional information from UVA today (post-acceptance) and the letter discussed merit aid awards being determined in February. Should I take this to mean I'm not in consideration for something like a Dillard? Or do we know if anyone has received this letter and subsequently received scholarship sooner than that timeline?

In years past some people get their Dillard notification right away while others get it later. Out of the second group some get it very soon after being admitted while some have to wait months.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:14 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby TheDuke0fEarl » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:56 pm

Slippin' Jimmy wrote:
TheDuke0fEarl wrote:Received additional information from UVA today (post-acceptance) and the letter discussed merit aid awards being determined in February. Should I take this to mean I'm not in consideration for something like a Dillard? Or do we know if anyone has received this letter and subsequently received scholarship sooner than that timeline?

In years past some people get their Dillard notification right away while others get it later. Out of the second group some get it very soon after being admitted while some have to wait months.

Thanks Jimmy! Duly noted.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Future Ex-Engineer » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:59 pm

TheDuke0fEarl wrote:Received additional information from UVA today (post-acceptance) and the letter discussed merit aid awards being determined in February. Should I take this to mean I'm not in consideration for something like a Dillard? Or do we know if anyone has received this letter and subsequently received scholarship sooner than that timeline?


Last cycle most people found out about their Dillards in the interview from what was reported in the thread. What are you numbers and we can probably answer that question

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby lcs24 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:45 am

Those who have heard back: when did you submit your applications - I was a couple days after the first and have been UR2 since the 11th. Wondering if I should worry.

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:11 pm

clueless801 wrote:I’m gonna be of no use to your original comment but I totally creeped your post history and saw you’re from the UK and now I’m reading all your posts with a British accent in my head.


Well I don't want to ruin your mental image so I won't say anything... :roll:

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:33 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:35 pm

Platopus wrote:
InterLaw wrote:
Well I don't want to ruin your mental image so I won't say anything... :roll:


., right?


It could be... :wink:
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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:46 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:21 am

Platopus wrote:
InterLaw wrote:.


All done! Sorry about that!


Don't be!

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby principalagent » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:27 pm

For people who’ve gotten admitted or have been interviewed (not on the same day), how many times did your status change before your interview request?

Asking for a friend :roll:

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby rachelac » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:40 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby rachelac » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:53 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby NavyNuke » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:13 pm

rachelac wrote:Scholly movement- just got a letter notifying me of Dean's Scholarship (50k/year). Literally in disbelief, wasn't called first or anything.


That's so awesome. Congratulations!!

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby AvatarMeelo » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:16 pm

NavyNuke wrote:
rachelac wrote:Scholly movement- just got a letter notifying me of Dean's Scholarship (50k/year). Literally in disbelief, wasn't called first or anything.


That's so awesome. Congratulations!!


SOO JEALOUS! I didn't think people would hear FinAid decisions so early!!

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby rachelac » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:22 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby principalagent » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:22 pm

rachelac wrote:Scholly movement-

Actual goals. Money moves, if you will. Congrats!



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