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W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision

W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« on: March 28, 2005, 09:47:18 AM »
I'm fully expecting to get rejected by W&L. I consider myself to be an auto-reject by them. But seriously, this is getting rediculous. Just reject me already! This is the only school I still have pending (I count waitlists as at least some kind of decision).

When I called way back in early February to check on the status they said "All decisions will be made by April 1."  At the time I figured they were just saying that to get me off their back. But I guess they are really sticking to that. It looks like the first batch of rejections went out last week. Perhaps there is a new batch due out this week. But based on what I was told by the Admissions secretary, I wonder if they will actually wait until April 1st to print and mail the rejections.

That having been said, I'll probably find the letter tonight.

Oh yeah, and I went complete way back in November.

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Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2005, 09:53:48 AM »
I'm still waiting too, and I applied in early December!

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Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2005, 09:54:17 AM »
I'm with you. Except this problem is plaguing me at several other schools as well. Enough is enough. UNC is particularly bad saying that if a decision hasn't been made by April 1 then you are waitlisted or denied." What is that? Why couldn't they just send those letters out too. There really should be a mandatory uniform policy that applies to all schools so they wouldn't have all of these problems and students wouldn't have to wait in the dark. Oh, and they gave me a fee waiver...why do they tempt me so?
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Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2005, 10:04:09 AM »
I'm fully expecting to get rejected by W&L. I consider myself to be an auto-reject by them. But seriously, this is getting rediculous. Just reject me already! This is the only school I still have pending (I count waitlists as at least some kind of decision).

When I called way back in early February to check on the status they said "All decisions will be made by April 1."  At the time I figured they were just saying that to get me off their back. But I guess they are really sticking to that. It looks like the first batch of rejections went out last week. Perhaps there is a new batch due out this week. But based on what I was told by the Admissions secretary, I wonder if they will actually wait until April 1st to print and mail the rejections.

That having been said, I'll probably find the letter tonight.

Oh yeah, and I went complete way back in November.

i'm in the same position and it sucks, these schools are playing a very cruel joke on all of us

Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2005, 10:17:51 AM »
I was just told by the admissions office that my letter will be in a batch postmarked April 1st, and that I can call on Friday to talk to an admissions counselor.  agggghhhh. 

Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2005, 10:19:00 AM »
Applied in December?  Oh please.  My application was there on September 3rd, so I don't want to hear any whining from you December applicants!

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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2005, 10:23:25 AM »
Applied in December?  Oh please.  My application was there on September 3rd, so I don't want to hear any whining from you December applicants!

Ditto for me...

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Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2005, 10:32:10 AM »
I was just told by the admissions office that my letter will be in a batch postmarked April 1st, and that I can call on Friday to talk to an admissions counselor. agggghhhh.

so, when/if you do call on friday did they mention what the admissions officer will be able to tell you; ie your status for this fall?????

Re: W&L stands for "Wait Longer" to make a decision
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2005, 11:15:30 AM »
Waitlisted.

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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2005, 11:29:47 AM »