Anybody heard back from SMU?

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jtw1386
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jtw1386 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:56 pm

congrats screech, I'm in the same boat as you, I applied to both. I hope I get a call soon, this waiting is killing me.

jmoc2009
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:57 pm

screech wrote:I just got the call.. IN! part time. (applied to both) wahoo!!!! This is what I wanted. Good luck everybody!


congrats!

kimberbug
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby kimberbug » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:58 pm

Just got the call, I am IN! (part-time)

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:59 pm

congrats to all of you!

jmoc2009
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:02 pm

kimberbug wrote:Just got the call, I am IN! (part-time)



ditto!!!!!!!

yay!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby goatboy1970 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:10 pm

Just got the call. In part-time, said scholarship decisions in the next few weeks.

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screech
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:11 pm

Congrats!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby joonix » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:12 pm

goatboy1970 wrote:Just got the call. In part-time, said scholarship decisions in the next few weeks.


Did you apply to PT only, or FT/PT option?

OasisFan
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:20 pm

those accepted to PT care to share numbers???

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby goatboy1970 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:32 pm

joonix wrote:
goatboy1970 wrote:Just got the call. In part-time, said scholarship decisions in the next few weeks.


Did you apply to PT only, or FT/PT option?


Applied to both. 3.1/160, wrote SMU specific essay.

jmoc2009
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:45 pm

OasisFan wrote:those accepted to PT care to share numbers???



160/3.0

aleewales
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby aleewales » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:46 pm

Got my call for PT. I applied for FT & PT but as this is my second year applying to SMU I will happily take PT!
Just like everyone else, I was confused with the "decision rendered" switch on 1/30 with "JD evening" if you have this too, it prob means you will get a call today. Looks like they might be going in alphabetical order as i am a "w"

My #s are 160 with 3.4GPA
Good Luck to everyone else!!

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txelle
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby txelle » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:56 pm

OasisFan wrote:I'm wondering if I should send an LOCI to SMU after being deferred...

any suggestions?



I did. Something simple and short. I didn't think it could hurt.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:59 pm

Thanks for the help

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby kimberbug » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:08 pm

3.68/158 (biology major, and great softs)

jtw1386
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jtw1386 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:10 pm

I just got the call, I'm in for PT (161, 3.59). I applied for both, but I'll take what I can get. It's my #1 choice, any other people probably gonna end up at SMU PT?

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DallasJosh
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DallasJosh » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:12 pm

CONGRATS TO ALL!!! Very cool to get such good news today. Especially you, Screech... :wink:

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DMNeece » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:16 pm

Since I was deffered (combined with numbers on the low side) ...Would my chances greatly increase if I changed to PT?

Alison585
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby Alison585 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:40 pm

Congrats to those that got the acceptance calls today!!

For those that got into the PT program, like JMOC2009 and Goatboy 1970...did you apply for regular decision or early decision?

Thanks! and Congrats again!

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screech
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:49 pm

DallasJosh wrote:CONGRATS TO ALL!!! Very cool to get such good news today. Especially you, Screech... :wink:


Thanks Dallas Josh! It feels great.

congrats to everybody!

Alison585 wrote:Congrats to those that got the acceptance calls today!!

For those that got into the PT program, like JMOC2009 and Goatboy 1970...did you apply for regular decision or early decision?

Thanks! and Congrats again!


I was ED .

cachua
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby cachua » Mon Feb 02, 2009 8:23 pm

does anyone also think that smu is tougher to get into this year? i mean 161 for their PT program? really?

OasisFan
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:52 pm

they are probably trying to up their medians for the purposes of the new US News Rankings, but realistically some of those people with 161's will get into better schools and probably won't go to SMU PT, unless they are gonna sweeten the pot with some scholarship money...

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:02 pm

Alison585 wrote:Congrats to those that got the acceptance calls today!!

For those that got into the PT program, like JMOC2009 and Goatboy 1970...did you apply for regular decision or early decision?

Thanks! and Congrats again!



i was also ED.

and will be attending!

jmoc2009
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:03 pm

DMNeece wrote:Since I was deffered (combined with numbers on the low side) ...Would my chances greatly increase if I changed to PT?



you could ask to be considered for both ft and pt.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:03 pm

jmoc2009 wrote:
DMNeece wrote:Since I was deffered (combined with numbers on the low side) ...Would my chances greatly increase if I changed to PT?



you could ask to be considered for both ft and pt.


Don't do that! I applied ED to only SMU's Part-Time program, then after a little while I panic'ed and asked them to change it to FT/PT with my preference being PT. I ended up getting "held for further review" because SMU neglected to tell me that regardless of preference, the protocol is that the application goes to the FT adcomm first and a decision is made, then it goes to the PT adcomm after that. So the FT adcomm deferred me and it never got to the PT committee for early decision, so now i'm stuck in limbo for a little while longer.




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