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Any Way to Check Application Status Online?

ChairmanSam1992ChairmanSam1992 Posts: 73Registered User Junior Member
edited February 2012 in Georgetown University
Is there any way for me to check the status of my Georgetown app online? I just want to make sure that all the components of my app have been received.
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  • limabeanslimabeans Posts: 4,703Registered User Senior Member
    Good question. I would have thought a "verification" notice that appeared immediately after he submitted it would have been sufficient. In my friend's son's case it was not.
  • jbrookes10jbrookes10 Posts: 9Registered User New Member
    I know, this is so frustrating... and nothing about financial aid either
  • banmaisenbanmaisen Posts: 109Registered User Junior Member
    You will receive an email from them if your app is missing a component. They sent me one. My SSR may have gotten lost in the mail so I faxed them another copy.
  • TheRoadTheRoad Posts: 356Registered User Member
    They need to start moving toward Common App and create a system where we can check like almost every other college :(
  • SarahNevSarahNev Posts: 47Registered User Junior Member
    I know they're starting to revamp their website (which is practically stuck in the 90s IMO, lol)... https://digitalcommons.georgetown.edu/blogs/guwebredesign/2010/02/18/an-alternative-design-from-happy-cog/

    But yeah, they need to update their admissions page soo badly. It's not very easy to navigate. And an application that you had to complete in one sitting, you can't even save anything?
  • 45daysinrome45daysinrome Posts: 570Registered User Member
    Yup this whole 'finish everything in one sitting' business made me make a couple of mistakes when submitting part 1.
  • lyl926lyl926 Posts: 300Registered User Junior Member
    anyone not got their interviews yet?
    i STILL didn't hear from them..
  • ToolmakerToolmaker Posts: 75Registered User Junior Member
    @ lyl926 It may be getting late for interviews, dunno for sure 'tho. DS had his in early January.

    App status: I agree that GU is a little behind the times with their application/status online tools. To their credit they have been very diligent with e-mail communication concerning "missing" components. Son had 2 different issues with his app. 2 emails, problem solved.
  • lyl926lyl926 Posts: 300Registered User Junior Member
    but i though interviews were required for GU? i guess even if it's required, it doesn't guarantee i'll actually get one?
  • blue_boxblue_box Posts: 1,752Registered User Senior Member
    My interview is today. I was contacted about ~5 days back.
  • thenaturalthenatural Posts: 613Registered User Member
    hey georgetown the mid-90s called they want their application process back
  • opticalplaceopticalplace Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    Did anyone email their admissions officer a missing document and not get a receipt email back?
  • gutensteingutenstein Posts: 27Registered User New Member
    @TheRoad: When the rep from Georgetown was at my HS he actually laid out some of the reasoning behind not accepting the common app. Basically, he said that by recommending 3 SATIIs, requiring an interview, and having a not-painless 1-school-only app, they are trying to limit applicants to only people that REALLY want to go to georgetown. If it's just on a whim, you wouldn't spend this much time/effort trying to apply. I like their reasoning.

    @thenatural: Where's CC's "like" button?
  • limabeanslimabeans Posts: 4,703Registered User Senior Member
    opticalplace: my son has called and sent two emails...no, three emails. Nothing. When he called, the guy told him to send an email, so he sent another. Still nothing, even when the subject politely asked to confirm receipt. Last December, they also sent him a notice to contact them about setting up an interview even though he already had his interview in November.

    I understand the issue that they only want "very interested" applicants, but this uncertainty and not being able to check your status, especially when they don't follow-up, is unnerving and unresponsive.
  • TheRoadTheRoad Posts: 356Registered User Member
    @gutenstein, that's quite a roundabout answer that doesn't really answer why they won't move because plenty of colleges have limited the number of applicants in a number of different ways. First of all, it's called more supplementary essays and they can still require 3 SATIIs and interviews even if they do common app. I think they just want to be "different" and "unique" and seem prestigious which is what Brown used to do until they realized that it doesn't really work and switched over to Common App.
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