Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

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davis7e
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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby davis7e » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:13 am

I noticed a few rejections from Rochester in mid-February but I have not seen any acceptances. Has anybody received an offer or a waitlist notice from Rochester?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby johanMo » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:16 am

I noticed someone on gradcafe mention they were on a waitlist for IU Bloomington, is anyone else in the same boat? I'm not sure where I stand since the only email I've gotten from them since I submitted my application just said that they were still reviewing applications and will try to give me an answer as soon as possible (this was last week). Does this mean I'm on the waitlist too?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby rlightec » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:08 pm

Yes, did anyone get an acceptance from Rochester? Or waitlist/rejection? They keep telling me they have no update to my application status.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby ad1996 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:47 pm

Been getting emails to respond to offers. Still waiting on a few waitlists. Should I email asking about my status on the w/l? Also, how can I phrase it without sounding desperate? Thanks hahaha

optimisticnihilist
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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby optimisticnihilist » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:05 am

Has Courant released any decisions yet?

mgf
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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby mgf » Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:22 pm

Friendly reminder to decline programs if you have gotten a better offer :D for those of us whose lives are in waitlist-limbo :?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby lkguy » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:10 pm

mgf wrote:Friendly reminder to decline programs if you have gotten a better offer :D for those of us whose lives are in waitlist-limbo :?

Yes, please! :D

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby MathCat » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:16 pm

ad1996 wrote:Been getting emails to respond to offers. Still waiting on a few waitlists. Should I email asking about my status on the w/l? Also, how can I phrase it without sounding desperate? Thanks hahaha


If you are sitting on multiple acceptances, decide which one of those you would go to if you don't get into any of the places you're waitlisted. Then you can at least decline the other offers and let somebody on that waitlist in.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby Crosscap4 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:50 pm

ad1996 wrote:Been getting emails to respond to offers. Still waiting on a few waitlists. Should I email asking about my status on the w/l? Also, how can I phrase it without sounding desperate? Thanks hahaha


If you have other offers then you are in a good position to e-mail about waitlists. You want to be tactful, but let them know that you are still very interested in the school but that with the deadline approaching you have to make a decision and have to consider the offers you actually have and can't just hold out forever. If you get an offer too late you won't be able to accept it because you won't have time to consider. Realistically you do have to start making a decision and you can only decide between the offers you actually have. If they are truly interested in you, they will have to placate you to some extent because they know the later they offer you the worse their chances are of getting you. People act like all the power is in the hands of the programs but that's not true. It's a two-way street and if you let them know you're interested but need to know soon, of course being very attuned to your language so as not to offend, you can potentially make good things happen, or at least get clarity on your status. They need you just as much as you need them, so don't sit around and conform to whatever calendar they give you. Your timeline matters and they understand that even if their motivations are selfish.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby daruma » Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:54 am

I enquired with Michigan about how I didn't get a decision on the March 20th and was told MA decisions haven't been sent out yet. (It's frustratingly late not to have sent out.)

I tried emailing the graduate admission officer for Minnesota as the graduate coordinator ( i.e.. the staff, not the faculty member) hadn't responded to any email so far. I have yet to actually hear anything from Minnesota and things are starting to look scary.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby oniongood » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:05 am

daruma wrote:I enquired with Michigan about how I didn't get a decision on the March 20th and was told MA decisions haven't been sent out yet. (It's frustratingly late not to have sent out.)

I tried emailing the graduate admission officer for Minnesota as the graduate coordinator ( i.e.. the staff, not the faculty member) hadn't responded to any email so far. I have yet to actually hear anything from Minnesota and things are starting to look scary.


For UMN, maybe you can try to e-mail Richard McGehee <mcgehee@umn.edu>. When I e-mailed to ask about my status, he replied to me with a rejection letter...... Good luck.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby daruma » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:54 am

oniongood wrote:
daruma wrote:I enquired with Michigan about how I didn't get a decision on the March 20th and was told MA decisions haven't been sent out yet. (It's frustratingly late not to have sent out.)

I tried emailing the graduate admission officer for Minnesota as the graduate coordinator ( i.e.. the staff, not the faculty member) hadn't responded to any email so far. I have yet to actually hear anything from Minnesota and things are starting to look scary.


For UMN, maybe you can try to e-mail Richard McGehee <mcgehee@umn.edu>. When I e-mailed to ask about my status, he replied to me with a rejection letter...... Good luck.


Since Bonny Flemming was not responding to any emails, I tried emailing Richard McGehee. It's almost a week but I haven't got a response yet.

Is it normal not to have heard from so many institutions? I also sent out emails to Wisconsin and Colorado Boulder for application status but haven't received a response yet either.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby daruma » Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:28 am

One other thing I want to know from people with previous experience with the graduate admission process is whether I need to be alert on the weekends in the run up to April 15th.

Since April 15th is on a Monday this year, will the graduate office be open on the Saturday/Sunday (i.e. 13th and 14th) to respond to offers/ rejections?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby mgf » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:43 pm

daruma wrote:One other thing I want to know from people with previous experience with the graduate admission process is whether I need to be alert on the weekends in the run up to April 15th.

Since April 15th is on a Monday this year, will the graduate office be open on the Saturday/Sunday (i.e. 13th and 14th) to respond to offers/ rejections?


I would definitely expect them to be open. That being said, I'm sure since the 15th is a Monday a lot of the acceptances / wait-list closings will happen during the week before.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby blahquaker » Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:48 pm

You should never expect anyone to be working outside of their normally scheduled hours. If they're working, great, but there's no reason to expect it. This deadline is far more important to us, the applicants, than to anyone else.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby anonperson15 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:26 pm

Anybody apply to / hear back from London School of Geometry and number theory?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby Yello » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:57 am

Did anyone get an email from Penn to confirm interest?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby young556646 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:58 pm

Any news on Duke waitlist / Penn / Purdue?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby q8099086 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:59 pm

If you aren't attending UCDavis pls pls pls decline the offer! It is my dream school!

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby gentzen » Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:06 pm

So who else is starting at Notre Dame this fall?!

Glad to have this decision out of the way.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby student2357 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:34 pm

Anyone else being ghosted by Minnesota? It is getting pretty annoying.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby djysyed » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:35 pm

I committed to Purdue!!!

gentzen wrote:So who else is starting at Notre Dame this fall?!


Congrats! If you're interested in Algebraic Geometry then I'll likely be seeing you quite a bit.

Also been ghosted by Minnesota

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby young556646 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:55 pm

For those did not hear anything from Minnesota, yesterday Prof. McGehee answered my email. Of course a rejection =(. I also got official rejection today.
Purdue and Penn are not answering my questions. Duke told me they will try their best to inform me before the deadline.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby gentzen » Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:28 pm

djysyed wrote:I committed to Purdue!!!

gentzen wrote:So who else is starting at Notre Dame this fall?!


Congrats! If you're interested in Algebraic Geometry then I'll likely be seeing you quite a bit.

Also been ghosted by Minnesota


Congrats to you, too! I hope to focus on logic, but coming out of an Applied MS program (that I did not enjoy) there is no telling what may catch my interest.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby mook713 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:55 pm

Anyone else attending Minnesota?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby riffraff11235 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:52 am

Anyone else still on the waiting list for UIUC or Dartmouth?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby optimisticnihilist » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:49 am

riffraff11235 wrote:Anyone else still on the waiting list for UIUC or Dartmouth?

Still on the waiting list for UIUC here

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby kkky » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:27 am

anyone else still in the waitlist of Wisc-Madison?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby ponchan » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:36 am

Anyone on the Duke waitlist hear anything recently?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby kbm96 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:58 am

djysyed wrote:I committed to Purdue!!!

I committed to Purdue as well! :D

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby young556646 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:32 am

ponchan wrote:Anyone on the Duke waitlist hear anything recently?

They said they will try to inform us before the deadline, but they are not 100% sure to be able to do that. Seems like they are still waiting for response from several offers.
Similarly, Purdue said they will possibly accept off the waiting list even after April 15, so they may not be able to tell us their decision before 15th. What do you think about changing mind after April 15 if you have already accepted another offer?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby yoltin » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:48 pm

Decided to stop waiting for UT. Committed to Cornell

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby MMDE » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:43 pm

Anyone else find it unprofessional when schools don't give you a decision by April 15th? You would think the least they can do after we have spent our time, effort, and money on applying is to let us know either way before we have to respond to other offers.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby davis7e » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:30 am

MMDE wrote:Anyone else find it unprofessional when schools don't give you a decision by April 15th? You would think the least they can do after we have spent our time, effort, and money on applying is to let us know either way before we have to respond to other offers.


Not really. Some schools won’t be able to make a decision about your application until 4/15 or even later sometimes. Quite a few people won’t turn their other offers until the very last minute and so the 3-4 days leading up to 4/15 can be super crazy for the school.

I had a buddy who essentially made the same complaint and said that he should just be rejected at this point and then a day later he received an offer (on 4/11) despite the school telling him a few weeks prior that his chances were incredibly low. I also know of somebody who received an offer on 4/20 last year (we all assumed that he was rejected need less to say).

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby awildbread » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:37 pm

davis7e wrote:
MMDE wrote:Anyone else find it unprofessional when schools don't give you a decision by April 15th? You would think the least they can do after we have spent our time, effort, and money on applying is to let us know either way before we have to respond to other offers.


Not really. Some schools won’t be able to make a decision about your application until 4/15 or even later sometimes. Quite a few people won’t turn their other offers until the very last minute and so the 3-4 days leading up to 4/15 can be super crazy for the school.

I had a buddy who essentially made the same complaint and said that he should just be rejected at this point and then a day later he received an offer (on 4/11) despite the school telling him a few weeks prior that his chances were incredibly low. I also know of somebody who received an offer on 4/20 last year (we all assumed that he was rejected need less to say).


How exactly does it work if I accept an offer from a school and then another school offers me an acceptance after April 15th? Is there any reason I can't do that, other than it just being really rude if I didn't have a good reason? And how long should I wait on April 15th before I just send in my acceptance letter? I don't want to be delaying to the last minute but I really want to get into UIC :|

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby davis7e » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:17 pm

I don't know exactly. It may depend on the school. I know that my current institution is very understanding of those who receive offers elsewhere after 4/15 but that may not generally be the case. I would probably ask somebody at the institution that you are planning to sign with since they are likely the only people who can really answer your question.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby mgf » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:31 pm

Locked in Johns Hopkins AMS!! The sweat is over for me, best of luck to the rest of you in making your decisions! I appreciate y'all sharing your info on here throughout the process :P

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby blahquaker » Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:14 pm

awildbread wrote:How exactly does it work if I accept an offer from a school and then another school offers me an acceptance after April 15th? Is there any reason I can't do that, other than it just being really rude if I didn't have a good reason? And how long should I wait on April 15th before I just send in my acceptance letter? I don't want to be delaying to the last minute but I really want to get into UIC :|


https://cgsnet.org/april-15-resolution-frequently-asked-questions

You have to get written release before accepting a different offer.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby lkguy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:21 am

Anyone going to University of Florida this fall? :D

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby djysyed » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:32 pm

lkguy wrote:Anyone going to University of Florida this fall? :D


I know a guy who is, not sure if that's you tbh lol

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby awildbread » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:03 pm

Thanks for the April 15th answers guys :D I did send an email to ask the school I'm accepting, I'm optimistic that they'll be understanding if I get admitted elsewhere and give me the release.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby pythag123 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:12 pm

lkguy wrote:Anyone going to University of Florida this fall? :D


Yo! I am... feel free to pm me

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby ponchan » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:58 pm

Does anyone know if the April 15th deadline means we have to accept an offer before the 15th begins or before it ends? Like, do we really have to decide tonight?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby blahquaker » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:07 pm

ponchan wrote:Does anyone know if the April 15th deadline means we have to accept an offer before the 15th begins or before it ends? Like, do we really have to decide tonight?


From the link I posted above:
Q: What time on April 15 is the deadline?

The deadline should be 11:59 pm of April 15 in the time zone of the school offering financial support.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby djysyed » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:46 pm

ponchan wrote:Does anyone know if the April 15th deadline means we have to accept an offer before the 15th begins or before it ends? Like, do we really have to decide tonight?


My friend requested an extension from the school that he'll commit to if the waitlists reject him and explained the situation. He got an extra week.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby ponchan » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:04 pm

University of Virginia made their deadline 11:59 tonight which seems sketchy, and also a violation of the resolution that they signed.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby daavv » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:07 pm

ponchan wrote:University of Virginia made their deadline 11:59 tonight which seems sketchy, and also a violation of the resolution that they signed.


How do you know this? Does that mean they won't give out any more offers?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby superballzach » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:44 pm

daavv wrote:
ponchan wrote:University of Virginia made their deadline 11:59 tonight which seems sketchy, and also a violation of the resolution that they signed.


How do you know this? Does that mean they won't give out any more offers?

It could be so that they can admit off their waitlist earlier tomorrow to hit their marks by the end of the day. It’s hard to say though.

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby young556646 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:51 pm

Anyone still waiting? Should I just accept an offer now?

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Re: Fall 2019 Sweat Thread

Postby lkguy » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:07 am

djysyed wrote:
lkguy wrote:Anyone going to University of Florida this fall? :D


I know a guy who is, not sure if that's you tbh lol

Lol how do you know this guy?




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