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Support or refute: Some people probably made a decision on the last day (today) before the WL started moving, thus only the spots from people who officially declined the offer were given to the ppl on the WL. Therefore, some spots from those who made their decision today are still left to be offered.

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Congrats everyone who got in today! The upper years have our final exams currently but I can make myself available if you have any questions :)

4 minutes ago, Dragonite said:

Support or refute: Some people probably made a decision on the last day (today) before the WL started moving, thus only the spots from people who officially declined the offer were given to the ppl on the WL. Therefore, some spots from those who made their decision today are still left to be offered.

Support, and some people who received offers today also received offers from other schools who they were on the waitlist for. There's still hope fam! I know how hard it is at this point, but historically a decent chunk of offers are still made over the next few weeks.

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I was really defeated after seeing offers go out today and not receiving one. But after reflecting a bit I know I have an MPH waiting for me. The only thing that hurts is feeling like I am falling "behind" because I will be older after a masters and taking a year off, but its a pretty irrational fear. It's not over yet, but planning to move on...

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3 hours ago, getrich said:

Can always apply again next year! Your application is only getting stronger with your experiences :)

Damn right I will. I ugly-cried into the phone for 2 hours, then reminded myself why I am a badass boss (med school or no med  school) and what a rejection CAN'T take away from me, and started planning my next moves. Still hurts though but I know what I gotta do.

27 minutes ago, 2hopeful said:

I was really defeated after seeing offers go out today and not receiving one. But after reflecting a bit I know I have an MPH waiting for me. The only thing that hurts is feeling like I am falling "behind" because I will be older after a masters and taking a year off, but its a pretty irrational fear. It's not over yet, but planning to move on...

It's a very common fear :) you have your whole life ahead of you! An extra 1, 2, or even 5 years is really nothing in the grand scheme of things (I.e. 30-35 yrs of your career). It's a great opportunity to get to know yourself better and enjoy life in general. If after your MPH you want to reapply, then you'll have all these additional experiences to offer and some other doors open. If you decide then that you'd rather just move on with other things- well that's okay too :)

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8 hours ago, Egg_McMuffin said:

Damn right I will. I ugly-cried into the phone for 2 hours, then reminded myself why I am a badass boss (med school or no med  school) and what a rejection CAN'T take away from me, and started planning my next moves. Still hurts though but I know what I gotta do.

It's a very common fear :) you have your whole life ahead of you! An extra 1, 2, or even 5 years is really nothing in the grand scheme of things (I.e. 30-35 yrs of your career). It's a great opportunity to get to know yourself better and enjoy life in general. If after your MPH you want to reapply, then you'll have all these additional experiences to offer and some other doors open. If you decide then that you'd rather just move on with other things- well that's okay too :)

My story, will become your story. non-trad, multiple applications, finally get in. Keep doing you, and you know what, you still might hear back so not all hope is lost. I believe in you, now go kick some ass at work :D. 

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1 hour ago, 2hopeful said:

So from here on out are offers given out sporadically throughout the next few weeks?

The deadline for yesterday's offers is may 29, so likely after that. Unless some more will go out today.

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