Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Gasquet » Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:25 am

Pi123 wrote:Hi guys! I accepted today an offer from Courant pure math. Anyone else planning to attend there? I'm an international applicant.


If you don't mind, when did you get the offer? And did you post on thegradcafe?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Pi123 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:25 am

Gasquet wrote:
Pi123 wrote:Hi guys! I accepted today an offer from Courant pure math. Anyone else planning to attend there? I'm an international applicant.


If you don't mind, when did you get the offer? And did you post on thegradcafe?


Sure. I got the offer on the 11th of February. One of the posters in gradcafe that night was me.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby H.E. Pennypacker » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:48 am

I'm not superstitious, but an anomalously high number of black cats eyed me today. :?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Gasquet » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:59 am

H.E. Pennypacker wrote:I'm not superstitious, but an anomalously high number of black cats eyed me today. :?


No need to worry. From what I understand, that is considered a good omen in Japan and UK.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:37 am

If a program says "You are going to be admitted provided that there are no document issues" What are document issues?? Does anyone know? Like is it residency/ US citizenship/ VISA etc.?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby rmg512 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:10 pm

y45askel wrote:If a program says "You are going to be admitted provided that there are no document issues" What are document issues?? Does anyone know? Like is it residency/ US citizenship/ VISA etc.?


Those things and your official transcripts, I would guess. Be sure to ask them. Congrats on the admit!

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:34 pm

rmg512 wrote:
y45askel wrote:If a program says "You are going to be admitted provided that there are no document issues" What are document issues?? Does anyone know? Like is it residency/ US citizenship/ VISA etc.?


Those things and your official transcripts, I would guess. Be sure to ask them. Congrats on the admit!



Thanks! It was for Ohio State because I inquired about my admissions status and got that reply as my application still says "Incomplete" so hopefully all goes well and I get the actual admissions letter sometime this week as well as a "Complete" status.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby selcuk2459 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:58 pm

hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby selcuk2459 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:01 pm

for those applying to uic and not getting a response yet:

"Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. We are processing all admissions applications at this time, and will contact you as soon as we have more definite information. Applicants can also check their application status online starting in mid March. We will enter admissions decisions there, as soon as they are made."

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby cooltrainer » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:10 pm

selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Were you talking about Applied or Pure? For Applied, I called them and was told that they have not sent out their first-round offers yet and will do in mid March.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby selcuk2459 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:12 pm

cooltrainer wrote:
selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Were you talking about Applied or Pure? For Applied, I called them and was told that they have not sent out their first-round offers yet and will do in mid March.


I applied for pure math (algebraic geometry).

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Minirogue » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:12 pm

selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Based on the last two years on gradcafe, it looks like we have a week or two before they will send decisions. Which is frustrating because they are the ones I'd like to hear from the most.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby selcuk2459 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:19 pm

Minirogue wrote:
selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Based on the last two years on gradcafe, it looks like we have a week or two before they will send decisions. Which is frustrating because they are the ones I'd like to hear from the most.


another two weeks. oh mon dieu!!

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Gasquet » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:23 pm

selcuk2459 wrote:for those applying to uic and not getting a response yet:

"Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. We are processing all admissions applications at this time, and will contact you as soon as we have more definite information. Applicants can also check their application status online starting in mid March. We will enter admissions decisions there, as soon as they are made."


Thanks for the info.

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selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Were you talking about Applied or Pure? For Applied, I called them and was told that they have not sent out their first-round offers yet and will do in mid March.


Thanks for the info. So, the sole admit in Stony Brook AMS in early Feb was probably fake.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby cooltrainer » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:27 pm

Gasquet wrote:
selcuk2459 wrote:for those applying to uic and not getting a response yet:

"Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. We are processing all admissions applications at this time, and will contact you as soon as we have more definite information. Applicants can also check their application status online starting in mid March. We will enter admissions decisions there, as soon as they are made."


Thanks for the info.

cooltrainer wrote:
selcuk2459 wrote:hi everyone.

Anyone having any information about stony brook? I did not hear anything from them and I am worrying now.


Were you talking about Applied or Pure? For Applied, I called them and was told that they have not sent out their first-round offers yet and will do in mid March.


Thanks for the info. So, the sole admit in Stony Brook AMS in early Feb was probably fake.


I am not sure. It could have been some outstanding applicant's. Thank you so much for replying to my very first post in this forum! :) The process is so close to an end.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby IIIII » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:03 pm

Any body hear from Notre Dame applied math yet?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dangxing » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:15 pm

IIIII wrote:Any body hear from Notre Dame applied math yet?



I also applied and haven't heard back yet. But I saw one offer in gradcafe in Feb, so I guess they already send out first round long time ago

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby cooltrainer » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:16 pm

IIIII wrote:Any body hear from Notre Dame applied math yet?


They already sent out their first-round offers a long time ago....

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby IIIII » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:34 pm

@dangxing and cooltrainer

I saw the post on GradCafe. Any particular reason to believe it is an entire first round/primary round of offers? Could it be this was just the "fellowship round" for top applicants?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby cooltrainer » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:55 pm

IIIII wrote:@dangxing and cooltrainer

I saw the post on GradCafe. Any particular reason to believe it is an entire first round/primary round of offers? Could it be this was just the "fellowship round" for top applicants?


They told me via email on March 4th, 2013:

"We have sent out our first round of offers via email and the review committee is still in the review process for the second round."

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby nchar » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:01 pm

Anyone heard back from Caltech ACM? I know there are a few rejections at grad cafe but I never hear from them....

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby math_applicant » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:24 pm

I thought I'd share the following response from Toronto which I received 10 days ago:

"Final decisions on international admissions for both master's and PhD programs have not yet been finalized. There may be an answer in the next couple of weeks."

which means decisions will probably be out this week, unless they already sent out their decisions :shock:

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dangxing » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:05 pm

cooltrainer wrote:
IIIII wrote:@dangxing and cooltrainer

I saw the post on GradCafe. Any particular reason to believe it is an entire first round/primary round of offers? Could it be this was just the "fellowship round" for top applicants?


They told me via email on March 4th, 2013:

"We have sent out our first round of offers via email and the review committee is still in the review process for the second round."


THX FOR SHARING!

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Manyfolds » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:49 pm

How does Toronto's department compare to US departments? In analysis and PDE?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby math_applicant » Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:11 am

Manyfolds wrote:How does Toronto's department compare to US departments? In analysis and PDE?


They say somewhere on their website that they are among the top 15 graduate programs in North America and they are the top program in Canada, no idea about their strength in any particular field though

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dusan1988ns » Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:45 am

math_applicant wrote:I thought I'd share the following response from Toronto which I received 10 days ago:

"Final decisions on international admissions for both master's and PhD programs have not yet been finalized. There may be an answer in the next couple of weeks."

which means decisions will probably be out this week, unless they already sent out their decisions :shock:

Thanks for the post , I really hope to hear the decision this week. Do you have an idea how much international students they admit on master and phd ?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby math_applicant » Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:58 am

dusan1988ns wrote: Do you have an idea how much international students they admit on master and phd ?


I am not sure actually, however here are 2 pieces of info that I found on their website which I couldn't make much out of:

"Currently the department has 127 graduate students, of whom 26 are enrolled in the Master’s program, 98 in the Ph.D. program, and 3 in non-degree programs. "

"only a small number of openings is available for international applicants."

Did you apply for masters, phd, or doctoral-stream masters ?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dusan1988ns » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:09 am

math_applicant wrote:
dusan1988ns wrote: Do you have an idea how much international students they admit on master and phd ?


I am not sure actually, however here are 2 pieces of info that I found on their website which I couldn't make much out of:

"Currently the department has 127 graduate students, of whom 26 are enrolled in the Master’s program, 98 in the Ph.D. program, and 3 in non-degree programs. "

"only a small number of openings is available for international applicants."

Did you apply for masters, phd, or doctoral-stream masters ?

I applied for phd , you ? hope they can admit to some other program if I fail the phd program.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby math_applicant » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:14 am

dusan1988ns wrote: I applied for phd , you ? hope they can admit to some other program if I fail the phd program.


I applied for the doctoral stream masters (which is just a year of courses before the start of the thesis work in the phd) since i only have a bachelor's degree, I was told by the secretary that all applications are considered for all programs so don't worry about it.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dusan1988ns » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:18 am

math_applicant wrote:
dusan1988ns wrote: I applied for phd , you ? hope they can admit to some other program if I fail the phd program.


I applied for the doctoral stream masters (which is just a year of courses before the start of the thesis work in the phd) since i only have a bachelor's degree, I was told by the secretary that all applications are considered for all programs so don't worry about it.

That are good news , all in all good luck with your decision, and if I get some news I will post it right away .

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Gasquet » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:20 am

cooltrainer wrote:I am not sure. It could have been some outstanding applicant's. Thank you so much for replying to my very first post in this forum! :) The process is so close to an end.


So close and yet so far. I have already survived three months of waiting, but I don't know how I am going to get through the next 3 days of it.

Looking back, I think it is safe to say that previous years data(the holy scriptures of GC) is a very good indication of the expected dates of results. I think I have been somewhat right in guessing(based solely on GC) the expected dates for all the schools I applied to except Cornell CAM.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby math_applicant » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:30 am

dusan1988ns wrote:
math_applicant wrote:
dusan1988ns wrote: I applied for phd , you ? hope they can admit to some other program if I fail the phd program.


I applied for the doctoral stream masters (which is just a year of courses before the start of the thesis work in the phd) since i only have a bachelor's degree, I was told by the secretary that all applications are considered for all programs so don't worry about it.

That are good news , all in all good luck with your decision, and if I get some news I will post it right away .


Thanks, good luck to you too.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby sabq » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:56 am

y45askel wrote:
sabq wrote:
y45askel wrote:





Did you apply to the Math-Bio program too?


Yes! It is a wonderful program and I truly wish to get into it. I am very nervous now!

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:49 pm

sabq wrote:
Yes! It is a wonderful program and I truly wish to get into it. I am very nervous now!


Yeah! I applied to it last year but I didn't get it so I re-applied this year. My status now says "In Review" on buckeye, no "complete" just yet. Did you apply to any other schools?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby sabq » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:11 pm

y45askel wrote:
sabq wrote:
Yes! It is a wonderful program and I truly wish to get into it. I am very nervous now!


Yeah! I applied to it last year but I didn't get it so I re-applied this year. My status now says "In Review" on buckeye, no "complete" just yet. Did you apply to any other schools?


It was the only!program I applied to. Maybe the only choice I have is to stay optimistic.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:23 pm

sabq wrote:
y45askel wrote:
sabq wrote:
Yes! It is a wonderful program and I truly wish to get into it. I am very nervous now!


Yeah! I applied to it last year but I didn't get it so I re-applied this year. My status now says "In Review" on buckeye, no "complete" just yet. Did you apply to any other schools?


It was the only!program I applied to. Maybe the only choice I have is to stay optimistic.


Well I hope you get it too. It would be nice to know someone in the program. :)

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby sabq » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:29 pm

y45askel wrote:
Well I hope you get it too. It would be nice to know someone in the program. :)


I appreciate your positive comments. I will let know know if I hear any news + or -.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby delta » Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:34 pm

Bleh... still yet to hear anything from NYU, Washington, Minnesota, and Maryland (Pure for all). Has anyone gotten rejections from these places? I've seen some acceptances for some..

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Postby randomposter » Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:37 pm

delta wrote:Bleh... still yet to hear anything from NYU, Washington, Minnesota, and Maryland (Pure for all). Has anyone gotten rejections from these places? I've seen some acceptances for some..


There have been some rejections for UW on gradcafe lately. They had a few acceptances up and now there's been a string of rejections. Looking at last year they sent out some accepts in the middle of April last year. So who knows what will happen.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby Minirogue » Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:08 pm

delta wrote:Bleh... still yet to hear anything from NYU, Washington, Minnesota, and Maryland (Pure for all). Has anyone gotten rejections from these places? I've seen some acceptances for some..


Yeah, I got a reject last week from University of Washington.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby MathFreaked » Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:15 pm

Has anyone been offered funding from the University of Arizona yet?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:48 pm

sabq wrote:
y45askel wrote:
Well I hope you get it too. It would be nice to know someone in the program. :)


I appreciate your positive comments. I will let know know if I hear any news + or -.


Sounds good. Did you end up e-mailing him?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby sabq » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:29 am

y45askel wrote:
Sounds good. Did you end up e-mailing him?


I will probably do that at some point today or tomorrow. I heard they send decisions through the month of Mach [1-31].

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby tajohans » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:16 am

I just emailed Columbia, asking about my status. I got this, quite uninformative, reply:

We expect that the faculty committee on admissions will return Ph.D. decisions by mid to late March. You will be notified via email when a decision has been reached.

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby y45askel » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:37 am

sabq wrote:
y45askel wrote:
Sounds good. Did you end up e-mailing him?


I will probably do that at some point today or tomorrow. I heard they send decisions through the month of Mach [1-31].


Does your status on "Buckeyelink" say Incomplete still, or does it say In Review?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby sabq » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:53 pm

y45askel wrote:Does your status on "Buckeyelink" say Incomplete still, or does it say In Review?


It says "Incomplete".

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby dangxing » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:06 pm

tajohans wrote:I just emailed Columbia, asking about my status. I got this, quite uninformative, reply:

We expect that the faculty committee on admissions will return Ph.D. decisions by mid to late March. You will be notified via email when a decision has been reached.



r u apply for pure or applied math?

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby avisottda » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:25 pm

Is it just me or I always thought it was offensive to call a Chinese person "chink"....

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Re: Fall 2013 Application Sweat Thread

Postby MathFreaked » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:52 pm

avisottda wrote:Is it just me or I always thought it was offensive to call a Chinese person "chink"....


Generally, yes, this is considered an offensive/derogatory term.




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