Decision Dates 2017

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temigo
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by temigo » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Any idea whether Berkeley is done with admissions ? Seems like they sent a lot of them last Friday, but I was hoping for some more...

ndrach
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by ndrach » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:24 pm

temigo wrote:Any idea whether Berkeley is done with admissions ? Seems like they sent a lot of them last Friday, but I was hoping for some more...
Based on thegradcafe's results search, Berkeley sent out a few acceptances in early March last year

TheTacoPrincess
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by TheTacoPrincess » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:45 pm

CMT at Brown seems to be taking a while; I haven't seen a single decision on gradcafe. Has anyone contacted them or heard any sort of news?

xkcd0803
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by xkcd0803 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:52 pm

Anyone yet to hear from U of Rochester?

Frod
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Frod » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:23 pm

I'm still waiting for Rutgers and Berkeley. Why is it taking so long to reject me?

bunnysid
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by bunnysid » Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:14 am

Did anyone hear from Tufts ?

HenryB
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by HenryB » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:48 pm

Frod wrote:I'm still waiting for Rutgers and Berkeley. Why is it taking so long to reject me?
Same, especially I need the result from Berkeley to make my decision -_-

bedelma
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by bedelma » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:36 am

Does anyone know for sure if university of Washington is finished with acceptances? I know they have sent out a ton but I haven't seen any rejections on grad cafe yet.

queenbee
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by queenbee » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:42 pm

I just got my Washington rejection on Friday.

eddie.ss
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by eddie.ss » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:04 am

Is someone still waiting for UC Berkeley? I saw some acceptances of Grad Cafe, but still :c

manbeard95
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by manbeard95 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:01 pm

Did anyone happen to attend the University of Washington Open House? If so, did you receive any word on possible second round offers, or will the school only be sending out rejections now?

tooterfish
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by tooterfish » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:44 pm

manbeard95 wrote:Did anyone happen to attend the University of Washington Open House? If so, did you receive any word on possible second round offers, or will the school only be sending out rejections now?
As far as I know, the open house is March 30th.

manbeard95
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by manbeard95 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:16 pm

tooterfish wrote:
manbeard95 wrote:Did anyone happen to attend the University of Washington Open House? If so, did you receive any word on possible second round offers, or will the school only be sending out rejections now?
As far as I know, the open house is March 30th.
Really? I thought that date was for astronomy. According to the Open House thread, Washington was supposed to have the physics open house this past weekend.

tooterfish
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by tooterfish » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:33 pm

manbeard95 wrote:
tooterfish wrote:
manbeard95 wrote:Did anyone happen to attend the University of Washington Open House? If so, did you receive any word on possible second round offers, or will the school only be sending out rejections now?
As far as I know, the open house is March 30th.
Really? I thought that date was for astronomy. According to the Open House thread, Washington was supposed to have the physics open house this past weekend.
Oh. Hm. I'm physics, and they told me to attend the one on the 30-31st. Their email didn't make it out to be astro, either. Maybe they had two dates.

Frod
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Frod » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:46 pm

From the grad cafè about Berkeley:
Just called them and said that they finished their review and will let every one know this week.
So if you are still waiting for their response this means that you will probably be rejected soon.

mathematicalphysics
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by mathematicalphysics » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:29 pm

Hi everyone, I'm still waiting on Columbia. Judging from last year's data on grad cafe, it seems they should be giving out more acceptance than they already have. I wonder what happened. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

muonneutrino
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by muonneutrino » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:40 pm

mathematicalphysics wrote:Hi everyone, I'm still waiting on Columbia. Judging from last year's data on grad cafe, it seems they should be giving out more acceptance than they already have. I wonder what happened. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
I'm also waiting for Columbia. I read one post either here or on gradcafe where someone who contacted them said they heard decisions would be done by today, but someone else said they heard it would be by the end of March.

temigo
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by temigo » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:11 pm

muonneutrino wrote:
mathematicalphysics wrote:Hi everyone, I'm still waiting on Columbia. Judging from last year's data on grad cafe, it seems they should be giving out more acceptance than they already have. I wonder what happened. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
I'm also waiting for Columbia. I read one post either here or on gradcafe where someone who contacted them said they heard decisions would be done by today, but someone else said they heard it would be by the end of March.
I believe their open house is on March 19-20 (according to the post 2017 Open Houses), ie in two weeks... If this is true they'd better send all decisions before the end of March ! :P

winterises
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by winterises » Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:23 pm

Does anyone know if UT-Austin started to send out acceptance for Physics?

badgalriri
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by badgalriri » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:00 am

official berkeley decision posted

astroks
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by astroks » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:15 pm

Over email inquiry I am wait listed at GSU astronomy program :) . For people who have got accepted congrats :) In case you have a better offer please decline this so that I may have chance. I have been getting rejected from the other schools :cry: :cry: please help me out

eddie.ss
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by eddie.ss » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:14 pm

is anyone still waiting for UIUC? I think I should suspect a rejection by now, because today they're having their open house ...

astroks
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by astroks » Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:00 am

I haven't heard back from RIT , TAMU and University of Toledo (astronomy) :cry: :cry: Does this indicate that I am rejected :cry: :cry: I am feeling very anxious :( nerve cracking situation :( So far no good news :( :cry: :cry:

demetkirmizi
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by demetkirmizi » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:44 pm

Anyone else waiting to hear back from Columbia? I was pretty much expecting a rejection at this point but then I saw an acceptance 4 days ago on GradCafe, so I can't tell anymore (I'm in high energy astrophysics). I emailed them but no reply so far :?

Kartof123
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Kartof123 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:10 pm

I emailed Columbia and they said that all decisions will be made by the end of March. From previous years on gradcafe, it looks like they sent out final decisions around March 20th or so. There is a slim chance that we may still get an acceptance, but it doesn't seem likely to be honest.

demetkirmizi
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by demetkirmizi » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:32 pm

Just got this reply: "We expect that the faculty committee on admissions will return all Ph.D. decisions by the end of the week. You will be notified via email when a decision has been reached.", so I guess it should happen pretty soon.

Frod
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Frod » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:29 am

Does anybody know when Rutgers will send out admission/rejections? On thegradcafe everything has been the same for over two weeks...

dankmemes
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by dankmemes » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:01 am

Frod wrote:Does anybody know when Rutgers will send out admission/rejections? On thegradcafe everything has been the same for over two weeks...
Rutgers has sent out their first round of admissions a while ago, their open house is March 31st so they may be sending more offers after that around the first week of April. They don't notify students if they are on a waitlist or if you are high on their list to receive a second round offer so my suggestion would be contacting the department. Realistically you shouldn't get your hopes up at this point.

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by peterqlin » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:02 pm

dankmemes wrote:
Frod wrote:Does anybody know when Rutgers will send out admission/rejections? On thegradcafe everything has been the same for over two weeks...
Rutgers has sent out their first round of admissions a while ago, their open house is March 31st so they may be sending more offers after that around the first week of April. They don't notify students if they are on a waitlist or if you are high on their list to receive a second round offer so my suggestion would be contacting the department. Realistically you shouldn't get your hopes up at this point.
Actually, I received an email from Rutgers Physics on 3/4, which asked if I wanted to be put in the waiting list.

cosmosis
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by cosmosis » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:29 pm

People who went to the Michigan Astronomy open house - how was it? I couldn't attend. Any helpful information would be appreciated!

muskratsam
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by muskratsam » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:49 pm

I emailed Rutgers on Friday, 3/17, to ask about the status of my application, since I haven't hear anything. This is what I got back:

"Our first  and second rounds of students offers went out already.  The admissions committee will be providing a list of candidates that will be placed on a waiting list.  Please be patient you will hear from us soon."

I take it that I can't expect anything better than a waitlist spot, which is sort of what I expected at this point. So... trying to figure out if I should just accept my first choice now or not. I feel like the other school I didn't hear from is going to get hit hard by budget cuts at some point soon, as they focus a lot on renewable energy, so they are probably off my list even if they come through with an offer.

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by asymptoticallyconfus » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:43 pm

Has anyone been in contact with University of Washington?, according to gradcafe they normally send out their rejections around the first week of march but I have heard nothing from them.

tman1027
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by tman1027 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:51 pm

asymptoticallyconfus wrote:Has anyone been in contact with University of Washington?, according to gradcafe they normally send out their rejections around the first week of march but I have heard nothing from them.
I just got my rejection today, so You should get your decision soon.

ItsPhyshi
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by ItsPhyshi » Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:52 am

Hey, anyone heard anything from LSU in last couple of days? or tried to contact them?

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Tacosbeforevatos » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:56 pm

Is anyone waiting to hear from Boston University for astronomy? Why are they taking so long to reject me :(

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by starluver » Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:45 pm

If anyone has gotten in to University of Indiana's Astronomy program that isn't planning on attending, can you please turn down your offer of admission? They're my last hope for going to grad school next fall :cry:

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by bunnybear » Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:11 pm

So, does anyone know when we should expect some communication from Penn? Hopes aren't high at this point, but it's hard to commit to another university without being officially notified of rejection from my dream school. :)

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by linh119 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:02 pm

bunnybear wrote:So, does anyone know when we should expect some communication from Penn? Hopes aren't high at this point, but it's hard to commit to another university without being officially notified of rejection from my dream school. :)
I haven't heard anything from them. I emailed the department 2 days ago and they said the department hasn't made any decision upon my application. Honestly, I don't know whether it is a good sign or a bad sign. No idea whether being rejected, waitlisted or accepted. This is absolutely frustrated.

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by danielfaraday » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:41 pm

linh119 wrote:
bunnybear wrote:So, does anyone know when we should expect some communication from Penn? Hopes aren't high at this point, but it's hard to commit to another university without being officially notified of rejection from my dream school. :)
I haven't heard anything from them. I emailed the department 2 days ago and they said the department hasn't made any decision upon my application. Honestly, I don't know whether it is a good sign or a bad sign. No idea whether being rejected, waitlisted or accepted. This is absolutely frustrated.
I received the same information via email over a month ago. I think it's their default response. I haven't seen any rejections on gradcafe. I don't think they will formally reject anyone until their incoming class is full. It's cruel, but it makes sense that they want to keep all of their options open.

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by elcaballoblanco » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:08 am

danielfaraday wrote:
linh119 wrote:
bunnybear wrote:So, does anyone know when we should expect some communication from Penn? Hopes aren't high at this point, but it's hard to commit to another university without being officially notified of rejection from my dream school. :)
I haven't heard anything from them. I emailed the department 2 days ago and they said the department hasn't made any decision upon my application. Honestly, I don't know whether it is a good sign or a bad sign. No idea whether being rejected, waitlisted or accepted. This is absolutely frustrated.
I received the same information via email over a month ago. I think it's their default response. I haven't seen any rejections on gradcafe. I don't think they will formally reject anyone until their incoming class is full. It's cruel, but it makes sense that they want to keep all of their options open.
Yeah, I emailed them yesterday and so far have received no response. If they don't get back to me by Friday I'm going to accept another offer.

bunnybear
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by bunnybear » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:52 am

elcaballoblanco wrote:
danielfaraday wrote:
linh119 wrote: I haven't heard anything from them. I emailed the department 2 days ago and they said the department hasn't made any decision upon my application. Honestly, I don't know whether it is a good sign or a bad sign. No idea whether being rejected, waitlisted or accepted. This is absolutely frustrated.
I received the same information via email over a month ago. I think it's their default response. I haven't seen any rejections on gradcafe. I don't think they will formally reject anyone until their incoming class is full. It's cruel, but it makes sense that they want to keep all of their options open.
Yeah, I emailed them yesterday and so far have received no response. If they don't get back to me by Friday I'm going to accept another offer.
Well it sounds like we're all in the same boat here. Good luck guys! I'll post here if I see any updates on my end.

elcaballoblanco
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by elcaballoblanco » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:33 pm

Just got my official rejection letter from U Penn. Fairly relieved actually, would have been a pain in the ass to have to suddenly reconsider all options

linh119
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by linh119 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:36 pm

elcaballoblanco wrote:Just got my official rejection letter from U Penn. Fairly relieved actually, would have been a pain in the ass to have to suddenly reconsider all options
I am still waiting for my rejection from them. I would feel the same too.

bunnybear
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by bunnybear » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:41 pm

linh119 wrote:
elcaballoblanco wrote:Just got my official rejection letter from U Penn. Fairly relieved actually, would have been a pain in the ass to have to suddenly reconsider all options
I am still waiting for my rejection from them. I would feel the same too.
Got my rejection around 12:30 EST. Linh, if you haven't gotten yours yet, that's a good sign. Good luck!

ndrach
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by ndrach » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:43 pm

Just got rejections from UPenn and UC Irvine today ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

linh119
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by linh119 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:26 pm

bunnybear wrote:
linh119 wrote:
elcaballoblanco wrote:Just got my official rejection letter from U Penn. Fairly relieved actually, would have been a pain in the ass to have to suddenly reconsider all options
I am still waiting for my rejection from them. I would feel the same too.
Got my rejection around 12:30 EST. Linh, if you haven't gotten yours yet, that's a good sign. Good luck!
Thank you for your kind words. Although I haven't got the rejection yet but honestly at this point I don't expect good news from them at all.

phyz
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by phyz » Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:50 pm

I still haven't heard back from UPenn and when I called them, they said they're still making admissions decisions. No replies to my emails. Isn't this a bit too late for decisions?

linh119
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by linh119 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:14 pm

phyz wrote:I still haven't heard back from UPenn and when I called them, they said they're still making admissions decisions. No replies to my emails. Isn't this a bit too late for decisions?
I haven't heard any from them either. I don't know if they'll let us know by April 15th however I supposed we are in their waitlist!

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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by Flagg » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:59 pm

It seems pretty dead on this site for April 15th...

cosmosis
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Re: Decision Dates 2017

Post by cosmosis » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:04 pm

So where is everyone going!



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