UVA 2010, RD

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Unitas

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby Unitas » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:22 pm

84Sunbird2000 wrote:
Kakarot wrote:
84Sunbird2000 wrote:DING! First Ding of the cycle. Oh, well. I didn't have a 3.85 or above GPA, so it's not like I had a shot. I did like how they didn't even make an effort in the rejection letter. A lot of people applied, you weren't good enough, this email is it, we'll never talk to you again.


Was it really that bad? I haven't heard that before on here, you should post it...



I'd rather not post it whole, but it wasn't really BAD. It was just so informal, and they were aware of it. Hence, this:

VIRGINIA/TRUJILLO: I hope you excuse the informality of this communication, but I thought you might appreciate speed over formality.

It's a form letter, it's not as if they custom-type it, so it would seem that a bit more of that generic ego-boosting "we like you, we really do, but..." pap should be in order :).


Oh, actually I have read that before. Someone posted it a while back I believe. Sorry for the rejection. UVA is really odd. I am still under review from the first week of Nov....

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby PartyOfOne » Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:19 am

Any idea what it means when your UVA status checker updates the date of your "Pending Review/Decision"? Mine went to pending review on 2/16 or some such, and just yesterday the date changed to 3/8. Just wondering if anybody knows a timeline for decision after that kind of update, and whether or not it has any predictive value for what the decision is.

Thanks.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby LSHPFL10 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:22 pm

Any news on how waitlisters are looking at UVA this cycle?

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby triplecats » Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:28 pm

I have no news via waitlisters... any news regarding when scholarship offers will be sent out?

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby Zammie » Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:31 pm

Just got in with some kind of money. The call is kind of a blur so I am not exactly how much. I went under review 1/something. Good luck to everyone still waiting!

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby Interminable_Waiting » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:52 pm

Waitlisted 30 seconds ago. Expected.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby chutzpah » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:53 pm

WL. I so want to be a double hoo.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby los blancos » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:55 pm

Waitlisted, withdrawing. Already got into Duke.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby 342848386278 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:01 pm

Waitlisted here as well, big bummer. Blah, cycle's not going as well as I'd hoped so far.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby D-hops » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:08 pm

Waitlisted via email. Will be withdrawing shortly. Cycle's over and that makes me happy.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby MBZags » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:10 pm

Waitlisted, withdrew.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby strokes788 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:12 pm

Are all these waitlists being emailed out literally right now? Do these kinds of emails still get sent out after the admissions offices are closed for the day? And does surviving waitlist bloodbath days like this increase the odds a 170+ applicant might be accepted or does it increase the odds that they didn't even merit a waitlist and are just going to get dinged

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby los blancos » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:12 pm

342848386278 wrote:Waitlisted here as well, big bummer. Blah, cycle's not going as well as I'd hoped so far.


Well, I just withdrew hoping that I give you a better chance of getting in. :mrgreen:

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby jks289 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:13 pm

Still "File Complete, Pending Review/Decision" since 11/3. Not a single word since November. Below both medians so completely expecting a ding. Very confused as to what is taking so long though...

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby lawschoollll » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:13 pm

WL'ed. Kind of disappointing but it seems like UVA's been WL'ing a shitload of really qualified applicants, so not too offended... guess I'll crank up the LOCI machine.

Edit: Complete 2/16

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby phonepro » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:22 pm

waitlisted.. 165/4.0; wouldnt have went anyway. lol

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby jerichogringo » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:25 pm

Are you all just receiving these emails now or had they been sent earlier today?

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby MBZags » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:26 pm

Mine was sent about half an hour ago.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby D-hops » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:26 pm

jerichogringo wrote:Are you all just receiving these emails now or had they been sent earlier today?


I just got mine at 3:50 Central time.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby FunkyJD » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:29 pm

jks289 wrote:Still "File Complete, Pending Review/Decision" since 11/3. Not a single word since November. Below both medians so completely expecting a ding. Very confused as to what is taking so long though...

Similar situation, except pending R/D since 1/7.

Maybe they're taking so long because they're trying to find a way to fit us into the class? :mrgreen:

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby mgiven » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:37 pm

Waitlisted at 3:51 Central.

167/3.85

I feel like I really don't have a shot. I also feel like UVA is breaking up w me by saying that we're "better off as friends"

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby jks289 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:39 pm

FunkyJD wrote:
jks289 wrote:Still "File Complete, Pending Review/Decision" since 11/3. Not a single word since November. Below both medians so completely expecting a ding. Very confused as to what is taking so long though...

Similar situation, except pending R/D since 1/7.

Maybe they're taking so long because they're trying to find a way to fit us into the class? :mrgreen:


Haha. Yes, they are so excited, they are struggling to find the rights words. :D I think being below both medians means in my case the big fat No is coming. But I did pour my heart and soul into my personal statement, so maybe I'll get a WL for the effort. I am going on 21 weeks of being complete...

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby queenofhearts » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:45 pm

WL. 169/3.58/in state. Got the email at 4:51pm (eastern time) complete 2/2.

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby lawschoolapp1 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:46 pm

Waitlisted today...a little surprised I only got one of mvp but I'll take it

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Re: UVA 2010, RD

Postby pertristis » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:47 pm

Just received my waitlist: 177/3.42



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