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Amistad

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A Phone Call
« on: June 11, 2008, 10:06:23 AM »
Hello all,
  I'm on a waitlist for a school, and they called me yesterday.  I didn't get to my phone, and when I called back she was in a meeting.  Although I fully intend on going somewhere else, I'm still curious - would a LS call to reject you? Opine away!
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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008, 12:03:24 PM »
A phone call can only be good news at this point!! They're so busy they definitely don't have time to be calling people to reject them off waitlists.

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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008, 03:10:07 PM »
No, if you were rejected, you would get the cold shoulder.
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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008, 03:26:35 PM »
i am curious, can u tell me the school that called u.

Amistad

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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2008, 09:16:28 AM »
Update: I've called her back twice and I've yet to hear. Maybe its a one-shot phone call and then that's your only chance.  If it is I'm going to have to laugh/cry/killself cause I screened the call cause I didn't recognize the number and I knew it wasn't my LS calling.
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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2008, 02:30:42 PM »
Maybe it was a call to see if you're still interested. I got a call from a school asking if I was still interested in attending. I just said, 'Absolutely!' and got in via email the next week with money.

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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2008, 04:13:31 PM »
Is an appropriate response..."Absolutely!..with money"?  ;D
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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2008, 04:58:44 PM »
Is an appropriate response..."Absolutely!..with money"?  ;D

Yes. Remember, you're playing hardball. They have to pay for making you wait. Your time is a commodity. Let them know that. Demand your scholarship be priced in Euros.
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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2008, 05:18:58 PM »
Is an appropriate response..."Absolutely!..with money"?  ;D

Yes. Remember, you're playing hardball. They have to pay for making you wait. Your time is a commodity. Let them know that. Demand your scholarship be priced in Euros.

Absolutely, the dollar is worth poo these days. There I go again with the absolutely. I'm a naturally enthusiastic person, I guess.

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Re: A Phone Call
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2008, 08:17:06 PM »
Got an email yesterday - I'm in.  Formal acceptance coming next week. 90% sure I won't go

And I agree on dollar being poo. @#!* the euro - I want my scholarship in sterling pounds.
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