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Strategy .

Postby objection_your_honor » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:30 pm

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby hephaestus » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:40 pm

I imagine you will get NU RD, and stand a very good shot at getting UVA ED. If NU is your top choice I would ED (even though you definitely will not get it) because it seems to have led to good results for similar applicants while they have offered the full-ride ED.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby objection_your_honor » Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:03 pm

Thanks for the reply. I didn't think I really stood that great of a chance at UVA. Good to know about the ED NU bump, as well. I found this posted in another thread:

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Given UVA's guaranteed ED turnaround time, if I apply ED in the next few days I should still have enough time to ED NU before their Dec. 1 deadline.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby hephaestus » Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:43 pm

Good plan. At least during my cycle (2 years ago), UVA tended to take 170+ splitters via ED as long as they had a 2.9+.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby objection_your_honor » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:40 pm

Getting cold feet about dedicating to the possibility of UVA. Is there any argument to be made for not applying ED anywhere, or is that an objectively bad decision?

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby objection_your_honor » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:56 pm

One last bump and then I'll let this die.

Which gives me more of an advantage: NU ED in late November (after I wait on UVA ED), or NU RD tomorrow (as soon as I apply to UVA ED)?

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby jbagelboy » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:31 pm

objection_your_honor wrote:One last bump and then I'll let this die.

Which gives me more of an advantage: NU ED in late November (after I wait on UVA ED), or NU RD tomorrow (as soon as I apply to UVA ED)?


you can't ED to Northwestern - their ED program comes with a full ride scholarship, and they rarely ever award it to anyone who isn't above both medians (170+/3.8+ or so). They definitely won't look at a splitter. You want to ED UVA and RD NU, if anything.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby Clearly » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:36 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
objection_your_honor wrote:One last bump and then I'll let this die.

Which gives me more of an advantage: NU ED in late November (after I wait on UVA ED), or NU RD tomorrow (as soon as I apply to UVA ED)?


you can't ED to Northwestern - their ED program comes with a full ride scholarship, and they rarely ever award it to anyone who isn't above both medians (170+/3.8+ or so). They definitely won't look at a splitter. You want to ED UVA and RD NU, if anything.

You missed that he knew that, his plan is to get moved to rd, but have displayed the desire to attend with ed, whether it works that way, we don't really know.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby jbagelboy » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:37 pm

Clearly wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:
objection_your_honor wrote:One last bump and then I'll let this die.

Which gives me more of an advantage: NU ED in late November (after I wait on UVA ED), or NU RD tomorrow (as soon as I apply to UVA ED)?


you can't ED to Northwestern - their ED program comes with a full ride scholarship, and they rarely ever award it to anyone who isn't above both medians (170+/3.8+ or so). They definitely won't look at a splitter. You want to ED UVA and RD NU, if anything.

You missed that he knew that, his plan is to get moved to rd, but have displayed the desire to attend with ed, whether it works that way, we don't really know.


My bad! Well, I still wouldn't ED.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby Ti Malice » Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:02 pm

objection_your_honor wrote:One last bump and then I'll let this die.

Which gives me more of an advantage: NU ED in late November (after I wait on UVA ED), or NU RD tomorrow (as soon as I apply to UVA ED)?


Apply to NU RD tomorrow. You won't get any boost for applying ED first. Since ED comes with $150K, they're not going to view your app as signaling unconditional love.

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Re: Strategy for 2.95/172

Postby objection_your_honor » Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:24 pm

Ok, I'll apply RD tomorrow.

Is there any chance of getting into UVA RD?




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