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The Countdown to Pi Day: Dun Dun Dunnn

nrityanritya Posts: 500Registered User Member
I can't believe that there are LESS THAN 10 DAYS UNTIL DECISIONS, especially since the MIT forum is so quiet! 3/14 is only 9 days away, practically 8 since today's almost over! That's like basically a week away... (don't you loveee my math?)

Anyhow, I am so disappointed in you CC'ers! I expected some high-tension freaking out and have been waiting since mid-February for all the crazies to come out and be like "673820484929283 MORE SECONDS TILL DECISIONS!!11!!1!"

I guess... I will have to be that freak. As I am typing this, there are less than 749858 seconds until decisions! That's about 8 Days 10 Hours 17 Minutes & 23 Seconds!!!

EDIT: I expect that people will be like, "UN UHHH we didn't get OFFICIAL confirmation that MIT decisions will be on pi day," but I'm pretty sure they're gonna be on pi day. Come on. When HAVEN'T they been on pi day?
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Replies to: The Countdown to Pi Day: Dun Dun Dunnn

  • vivawasabivivawasabi Posts: 81Registered User Junior Member
    Well, personally I'm not nearly as freaked out as you.

    But I do have my pi shirt ready :) and my friends and I are having a pie party--you pay if you're accepted to MIT.

    Sent from my iPod Shuffle.
  • murtaza101murtaza101 Posts: 400Registered User Member
    MIT Admissions | Blog Entry: "Decision Mail Date: March 11" this is one day for example when they didn't release decisions on Pi day....... anyways, I'm also not totally freaking out, even if college is a really big dream hoping to become reality for me.
    I'll spend my time doing some chores while decisions come out, nothing more.
  • pengyspengys Posts: 22Registered User New Member
    I'm freaking out with nritya!!
    Once I find out whether I get in or not I will be fine. I can accept my fate and move on.
    But waiting is KILLING ME!!!!! I can't deal with the anticipation - pi day is so close... yet so far away.
  • nrityanritya Posts: 500Registered User Member
    damn you murtaza! I followed your link, thought it was from March 5, 2011, had a panic attack, celebrated because I thought my wait was three days shorter, and then realized it was from 2005. Then I cried... bitter, cold tears. THANKS.

    lol but.. yeah I guess you're right. harumph. BUT WHEN WHEN WHEN are they going to announce the date! They had done it by yesterday last year! GAWD I WONDER HOW THEY WOULD'VE REACTED IF I WAS THIS LATE SENDING THEM MY APPLICATION. *furiously types and glares at un-updated MIT blog pointlessly*
  • murtaza101murtaza101 Posts: 400Registered User Member
    its March 6th and a Sunday here, offices in US are closed for Sunday, so they'll prolly tell the actual decision date between March 7-9th
  • murtaza101murtaza101 Posts: 400Registered User Member
    @nritya -- your name suggests you're from India or from Indian heritage, I won't jump to conclusions so correct me, am I right? :)
    Good luck to all of us for the decisions.
  • mochahappinessmochahappiness Posts: 49Registered User Junior Member
    I'm trying not to freak out, which is going okay.
    What isn't going okay is trying not to think about it.
    I've pretty much been living on the admissions blogs the last couple days.
    I have two big papers due in the next two weeks and I can't concentrate on them at all.
    What to focus on...
    Mrs. Dalloway or MIT? Japanese tainted-blood scandal or MIT?
    The result of years of work and five months of waiting will be revealed in eight days.
    This is ridiculous.
  • MCS735MCS735 Posts: 134Registered User Junior Member
    If I'm this anxious waiting for the decisions date to be announced, I can't imagine how I'll be when the decisions are released.
  • michaelwigginsmichaelwiggins Posts: 401Registered User Member
    I'll probably be camping on pi day, so if they do come out, good luck dudes.
  • tmanneopentmanneopen Posts: 1,647Registered User Member
    I've actually been calmed down by a deferred EA decision and thinking going to MIT isn't the end all of everything. I just got back from a FIRST robotics comp and it was amazing. I'm just spending my time enjoying it with friends and getting work done and having fun. If I get in, yay! If not, oh well, the world's gonna keep turning and I'm gonna be happy.
  • Doberhound11Doberhound11 Posts: 202Registered User Junior Member
    Dude, I'm freaking siked to see if I get in man. The dillema would be paying for it if I somehow do.
  • boomshakalakaboomshakalaka Posts: 696Registered User Member
    Same here, I felt tense actually, since this may be the twist of my life.
  • patrice332patrice332 Posts: 6Registered User New Member
    Omg me too, what if i get in? How am i going to pay? Im internationnal, my parents make ~150k and are not goin to pay more than 10k. I almost wish not getting in to not have to deal with it... Almost!
  • ceresmaceresma Posts: 389Registered User Member
    well I'm not sure but I would bet that it will cost more than 10K to attend MIT
  • Doberhound11Doberhound11 Posts: 202Registered User Junior Member
    Yeah dude, I thought my parents were kind of poor because of how we live, but it turns out that we make almost double what I thought... bummer.
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