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TheNewGuy

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Deferred = waitlist?
« on: April 02, 2006, 01:42:10 PM »
I used to think that when an application was deferred, the adcoms just wanted to hold your file for a little longer till they get a picture of the applicant pool. However my girlfriend recieved a deferred decision from a school like 2 weeks ago (she applied in mid december) which doesnt make a whole lot of sense considering it is now April 2....how much more could the applicant pool change? Are deferred applications essentially waitlists?

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Re: Deferred = waitlist?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2006, 01:49:10 PM »
They say being deferred is better than being waitlisted.  I looked this up in previous threads, it has been discussed in multiple posts..

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Re: Deferred = waitlist?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2006, 01:53:51 PM »
Deferred definitely does not mean waitlist.  See my Harvard acceptance on LSN.