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Time to give up on Harvard?

Time to give up on Harvard?
« on: April 05, 2006, 09:43:04 AM »
If we don't hear by this week, does that mean ding????

I haven't even gotten a request for an interview.

Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006, 09:53:49 AM »
I have a feeling this thread is going to be very depressing.  Before we become too cynical, does anyone have a positive take on our chances?

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Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006, 10:02:32 AM »
[Insert your chance here] > 0


Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2006, 11:30:44 AM »
Does harvard have a waitlist, or is their yield too high for that?

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Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2006, 11:31:49 AM »
Does harvard have a waitlist, or is their yield too high for that?

To my knowledge, there's no official waitlist.  I believe they would accept the students they deferred to fill in any gaps in their incoming class.

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Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2006, 11:33:22 AM »
My former assistant got into Harvard in Mid April. Dont' give up yet!

Goodfella Aaron

Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2006, 11:37:29 AM »
Well, with Toby Stock as the new dean they might have changed it, but according to LSN they sent out waitlist notices in May last year. Same time they sent a batch of deferred-rejections but it seems like there are a lot more deferrals this year (EVERYONE I met at Penn was deferred by Harvard) so last year may not be that indicative of this one. Still, I doubt they'd ditch using a waitlist altogether, sometimes people drop LS plans altogether, or maybe their 1 spot drop in the rankings means theyll lose more crossadmits to Stanford (wishful thinking I know).

Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2006, 06:44:14 PM »
What if you already received the first phone call...it's been almost two weeks now....still a chance?

pandabones

Re: Time to give up on Harvard?
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2006, 09:33:46 PM »
What if you already received the first phone call...it's been almost two weeks now....still a chance?

Mine took 41 days.