Surprise phone calls

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Surprise phone calls

Post by ThatTallGirl » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:07 pm

Yesterday, I got a call from Yale, at around 4:00 on a Friday, without any warning at all. This woke me up from a nap after a long drive, so when I woke up, let's say my mental clarity wasn't at it's best. They asked me a bit about my research, why I wanted to pursue graduate studies, and why specifically Yale. They then mentioned I had a good application and apologized for catching me off guard. All of this took about 5 minutes.

Has this happened to anyone else? I guess for now I'll just beat myself up mentally...

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Re: Surprise phone calls

Post by wololo » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:12 pm

Would this happen to international applicants? I would be very hesitant to answer international calls since they are very costly :D

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Re: Surprise phone calls

Post by Scotthew » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:55 pm

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Re: Surprise phone calls

Post by TakeruK » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:32 pm

Last year, after I got one surprise phone call like that (it was an acceptance notification though but I was really caught off-guard), I decided to not answer any unknown / international phone numbers! They can always leave a message or email :)

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