BU! woot.

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roguehavok
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby roguehavok » Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:45 am

JusticeHarlan wrote:
roguehavok wrote:In via voicemail :D
164/3.8

'grats!

I'm guessing the call was yesterday and you just checked/posted today?


Yup! Definitely am psyched - my best acceptance thus far and I was honestly just getting bored with waiting. But God, that building looks......Brutalistic? lol

That said, I used to live in Warsaw and the Communist-era buildings there are far worse - especially the, ahem, "affectionately" nick-named Stalin's Penis:
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby sckon » Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:45 pm

withdrew today. Good luck all!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby calicocat » Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:47 pm

Does scholarship info come in the acceptance packages? Anyone know?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby parker09 » Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:01 am

Oli wrote:Does scholarship info come in the acceptance packages? Anyone know?


Yeah, it does.

Don't know if that excludes getting merit money outside of what comes with the packet, though-- like if you can get more money later. But money definitely comes with the letter.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby likeaspark » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:09 pm

Just received my acceptance letter w/60k scholarship. AHHHHHH.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby dakatz » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:14 pm

Oli wrote:Does scholarship info come in the acceptance packages? Anyone know?


My scholarship (75K) came about a week after the acceptance call.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby soulive05 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:20 pm

Any international students out there submit their financial aid application yet?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby likeaspark » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:27 pm

Thanks, jayzon. :)

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby kalvano » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:47 pm

Another day, another pot of nothing.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby SanBun » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:48 pm

Just received my package with nice hand-written note. happy to have another top 20 under my belt. good luck everyone!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Allyn » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:03 pm

C'mon BU, please call me... my phone hasn't left my side, I'm waiting for you!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby rogerlodge » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:18 pm

No scholarship info in my acceptance letter. Seems weird to be getting money from Michigan on the same day I didn't get any from BU. Maybe something will come later.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby irishman8062 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:06 pm

In via voicemail last week on 01-13, got my acceptance package today...Dean's Scholarship. Wow.

RD, went complete 11-02
Above both 75ths

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby gtys21 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:57 pm

I got in pretty fast, got the phone call on Friday and acceptance package today...nothing in the letter about scholarships except to say that I need to apply for financial aid and that is when they make merit and financial need decisions...does this mean no money or does it come later? Confused.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby moonshine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:01 pm

gtys21 wrote:I got in pretty fast, got the phone call on Friday and acceptance package today...nothing in the letter about scholarships except to say that I need to apply for financial aid and that is when they make merit and financial need decisions...does this mean no money or does it come later? Confused.


+1. Very confused by this...

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby utcris410 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:20 pm

moonshine wrote:
gtys21 wrote:I got in pretty fast, got the phone call on Friday and acceptance package today...nothing in the letter about scholarships except to say that I need to apply for financial aid and that is when they make merit and financial need decisions...does this mean no money or does it come later? Confused.


+1. Very confused by this...


I think some people get scholly $$ in their acceptance packets. Maybe they give merit-based after the letters too?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby roguehavok » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:26 pm

No mention of $$ in my acceptance packet either. It would be nice just to know what this meant -yay or nay.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby akapur » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:31 pm

In via phone call on Friday as well. When I called Dean Carr to follow up on the VM she left me, she said that any scholly info would be enclosed in my packet. Other than that there are opportunities to apply for other scholarships.

Haven't checked my packet yet, but I'll let y'all know when I get home tonight if something's waiting for me.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby CoutureChiq » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:00 am

In via phone call this afternoon.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby texasgirl22 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:02 am

congrats!!! when did you apply?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Flanker1067 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:05 am

Sorry if this is a buzzkill in this room.

Anyone heard (anecdotally or otherwise) about how OCI is going for BU this year?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby AlanShore » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:16 am

Flanker1067 wrote:Sorry if this is a buzzkill in this room.

Anyone heard (anecdotally or otherwise) about how OCI is going for BU this year?

anecdotally, it is worse, obviously. i've heard its not pretty but not HORRENDOUS.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Cupidity » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:26 am

Just to end any doubt or lingering hope,

no scholarship in original means no merit scholarship.

You may have a chance during negotiation later on in the year, but it sucks for us.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby fedexmalcom » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:32 pm

interviewed by BU by Associate Dean John, and he said the decision will come out in six weeks. Is anyone in the same situation? I doubt if six weeks is another way of telling me that BU is gonna to reject my application. Thanks in advance!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby toolshed » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:40 pm

In via voicemail yesterday. Scholarship offer will play a huge part, so waiting on the acceptance package.




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