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weird results

weird results
« on: May 10, 2009, 01:55:56 AM »
This doesnt really matter, but i am just curious. I got accepted with scholarship at loyola, pepperdine, UNLV, USD. I got a reply from southwestern today saying i am waitlisted. Isnt this weird? are they not offering me a place because they knew i probably wouldnt attend?

Re: weird results
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2009, 09:11:50 PM »
This doesnt really matter, but i am just curious. I got accepted with scholarship at loyola, pepperdine, UNLV, USD. I got a reply from southwestern today saying i am waitlisted. Isnt this weird? are they not offering me a place because they knew i probably wouldnt attend?

Nope. Something is wrong with you or you application and they are hesitant to accept you.

SamE397

Re: weird results
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 08:37:48 AM »
This doesnt really matter, but i am just curious. I got accepted with scholarship at loyola, pepperdine, UNLV, USD. I got a reply from southwestern today saying i am waitlisted. Isnt this weird? are they not offering me a place because they knew i probably wouldnt attend?

Nope. Something is wrong with you or you application and they are hesitant to accept you.
ROFL; it's actually quite common for safety schools to reject/wait-list overqualified students they don't think are serious candidates.

Re: weird results
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2009, 08:54:07 AM »
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