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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #110 on: April 08, 2006, 04:51:26 PM »
Quick question to mel and B.K., how did you request an expedited response?  Was it by tel, email, or fax?  I
sent them an email on Monday and have received nothing in reply.  Did you guys get a response prior to the
decision email?
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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #111 on: April 08, 2006, 05:33:15 PM »
Quick question to mel and B.K., how did you request an expedited response?  Was it by tel, email, or fax?  I
sent them an email on Monday and have received nothing in reply.  Did you guys get a response prior to the
decision email?

I contacted them via email. Prior to that, they hadn't sent me any response.
It took them about 10 days for them to get back to me though, so I bet they'll get back to you, in time.

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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #112 on: April 08, 2006, 05:43:42 PM »
Quick question to mel and B.K., how did you request an expedited response?  Was it by tel, email, or fax?  I
sent them an email on Monday and have received nothing in reply.  Did you guys get a response prior to the
decision email?

I contacted them via email. Prior to that, they hadn't sent me any response.
It took them about 10 days for them to get back to me though, so I bet they'll get back to you, in time.

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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #113 on: April 08, 2006, 07:29:16 PM »
Do we know of anyone who requested an expedited response and got in, or is it all expediated dings?
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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #114 on: April 10, 2006, 11:45:05 AM »
I was just thinking about this and I'd suggest being a little careful before requesting an expedited response.

It seems reasonable to think that this request would probably kill your chances of being put on the waitlist -- I know at Yale waitlist pretty much = ding, but for anyone who's actually interested in being on the waitlist, I'd take a second thought.

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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #115 on: April 10, 2006, 03:48:30 PM »
For what it's worth, I requested an expedited response (last week) and was waitlisted... So clearly it doesn't completely kill your chances of being put on the waitlist. (Although, as you point out, a WL pretty much = a ding, so it's not particularly meaningful).

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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #116 on: April 12, 2006, 12:04:47 PM »
i just called...had emailed 4/4 and have a 4/14 deadline and they told me i was rejected.  SUCH A RELIEF!  I'm just glad to be done.  I think the woman was surprised about how not-sad I was. 
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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #117 on: April 12, 2006, 06:45:46 PM »
I was just thinking about this and I'd suggest being a little careful before requesting an expedited response.

It seems reasonable to think that this request would probably kill your chances of being put on the waitlist -- I know at Yale waitlist pretty much = ding, but for anyone who's actually interested in being on the waitlist, I'd take a second thought.


with my numbers, i'd take a waitlist just for bragging rights <lol>

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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #118 on: April 12, 2006, 08:13:49 PM »
Dinged today via email as expected.  I really thought it would bug me more.  I guess having my heart set on New York was a significant factor in that.

Good luck to those still "Obsessing"
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Re: YALE DING!
« Reply #119 on: April 12, 2006, 08:16:36 PM »
Dinged today via email as expected.  I really thought it would bug me more.  I guess having my heart set on New York was a significant factor in that.

Good luck to those still "Obsessing"


you got dinged via email?