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Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!

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Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« on: April 20, 2005, 12:33:49 PM »
I received the phone call today from William & Mary!!
The list is moving!

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2005, 12:42:21 PM »
Oh man, you know you gotta give us more info than that :)

What did you do, if anything, after you found out that you were waitlisted?

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Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2005, 01:02:00 PM »
I did nothing actually.  I was placed on four WLs so I figured it was a polite way of saying it's not you, it's me.  I didn't call, email, visit, anything.  However, I live in Newport News, which is about 20 minutes from W&M and I wait tables in Williamsburg.  Maybe being local had some pull?  Who knows.
Since the school is making calls though, it might be a good time to call them to express continued interest and say that you would immediately accept an offer.

phila

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2005, 06:03:04 PM »
shwagg, did they tell you that you were accepted immediately in the call, or did they tell you you were a strong candidate, encourage to visit, etc.  i received a call today also, but im not sure if its an acceptance or not.  either way, i am going to a student day tomorrow, hopefully that will ensure the acceptance

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Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2005, 06:09:20 PM »
Phila,

What are your numbers?  And let us know if that phone call was in fact an acceptance from the waitlist.


phila

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2005, 06:12:19 PM »
3.4/170, and i dont know if it was an acceptance or not, i suppose they want to see my interest level in the school before they make an acceptance

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Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2005, 07:56:12 PM »
phila,
I was told I was a strong candidate, and then the lady asked if I had my plans set for next year (meaning, are you set on a school yet).  I said, well I'm waiting to hear from schools still, W&M being my first choice.  Then, I told her I would definately accept an offer from W&M, and she then made the offer and said my package would be in the mail.
P.S.  When are the student days??

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2005, 07:14:35 AM »
I received a phone call as well, just returned Dean Shealy's message and now I anxiously wait.  W&M has been my first choice throughout this process and just last week I went down to Emory and really loved it and committed.  I honestly don't know what I'm going to say when she calls back - both schools have a ton to offer me but they are incredibly different and I don't know which is best for me.  Help!

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2005, 07:28:08 AM »
Congrats birdy!!!!  ;D

I know that W&M has been your first choice all along. I'm so happy for you. I remember commiserating way back in December about our chances for admission. Have a great time in Williamsburg!

Re: Accepted from William & Mary waitlist!!
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2005, 08:26:44 AM »
OMG! Congratulations, that rocks!  :D :D :D