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IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...

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Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2004, 03:38:58 PM »
Congrats!

Congrats!

Not to sound dumb, is getting in with a 56% from chiashu considered a big reach?

I'm a little more conservative than most on this site, but yes, I would say that 40-60% constitutes a reach.  Getting in somewhere with less than a 40% chance (like 20% for me at a few of my schools) is next to impossible, in my opinion.


Well, I guess I'm screwed then, my highest percentage is about 30% to where I applied.

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Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2004, 03:42:51 PM »
congratulations!!  i am really hoping for an acceptance as well: everytime i come home to check my mailbox i am freaking out.

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Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2004, 04:31:36 PM »
That's awesome lovebug78, congrats! Curious, when did you apply and how soon was your app complete?

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Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2004, 04:46:31 PM »
Congrats!

Congrats!

Not to sound dumb, is getting in with a 56% from chiashu considered a big reach?

I'm a little more conservative than most on this site, but yes, I would say that 40-60% constitutes a reach. Getting in somewhere with less than a 40% chance (like 20% for me at a few of my schools) is next to impossible, in my opinion.


Well, I guess I'm screwed then, my highest percentage is about 30% to where I applied.

Like I said, I'm a little conservative.  The more extras you have (URM experience, great WE or community service, etc) and the more schools you applied to, the greater your chances of getting in somewhere are.  Plus, I've decided I'm only doing this application thing once--I wanted to make sure I had options this time around.

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Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2004, 06:00:10 PM »
congrats!

Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2004, 06:56:54 PM »
Congrats

Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2004, 06:59:26 PM »
awesome, congrats!  miami is one of my top choices, ill be sending my apps out pretty soon.  2.89/165+dec retake, hopefully my low gpa wont keep me out of miami.

lovebug78

Re: IN at MIAMI w/o stellar scores...
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2004, 09:09:02 PM »
Thanks to all that have given their CONGRATS!  ;D

That's awesome lovebug78, congrats! Curious, when did you apply and how soon was your app complete?

DEEZEL1515: As for answers to your questions, I sent my app in on 11/9 and it was complete by 11/22.  I guess that's another reason why I was shocked to have received my acceptance letter...   :o 

GOSH! I'm happy tho that they didn't make me wait... that woulda sucked.