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Applied but haven't received a response yet

Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:01 am
by SpookyCat23
I applied to some schools people have already been accepted to, but haven't received a response yet.
Is it safe to expect a rejection? :(

Re: 2021 Applicant Profile and Admission Results

Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:47 am
by gaugeinvariance
SpookyCat23 wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:01 am
I applied to some schools people have already been accepted to, but haven't received a response yet.
Is it safe to expect a rejection? :(
Yes and No
You should definitely dig out the results from last year to make a comparison
For example, some schools would release acceptance in one big wave
And if you observe similar patterns this year for that school, then you are probably rejected from that school
However, some schools would do rolling admission
But based on the severe competitions and the limited number of PhD position this year
I would say with confident that, if you are not accepted in the early round, then your chances are meh
But at least you got Northeastern! I myself, would probably be rejected by 20 schools