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RD decision date

JamiecagoJamiecago Posts: 460Registered User Member
edited March 2010 in Oberlin College
When does Oberlin release RD decisions? I'm pretty confident that they release before April 1st. Anyone got past decision dates?
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Replies to: RD decision date

  • SJTHSJTH Posts: 1,889Registered User Senior Member
    Last year, March 25 or 26th (for the College) by mail on the west coast.
  • runnergirl027runnergirl027 Posts: 43Registered User Junior Member
    I got an email from a counselor saying they're planning to mail decisions in the last week fo March... so yeah, basically around March 25th or 26th :P
  • ElizabethHoustonElizabethHouston Posts: 128College Rep Junior Member
    It won't be any earlier than March 25th, and may be a few days later than that.
  • cool10cool10 Posts: 11Registered User New Member
    Does Oberlin notifies decision by email? It'd take forever for us international students to get those postal mails...
  • crazypianist1116crazypianist1116 Posts: 299Registered User Junior Member
    In case anyone is wondering (I'm sure you are) a blog said March 25th: Oberlin Blogs | Blog Entry: "What's going on in the Admissions Office?"
  • ElizabethHoustonElizabethHouston Posts: 128College Rep Junior Member
    International students are notified by email, everyone else has to wait for the postal mail.
  • JamiecagoJamiecago Posts: 460Registered User Member
    According to the blog replies, international students will receive their decisions by THIS FRIDAY through emails. Those in continental U.S...I guess you guys will have to wait for postal mail :)
  • portugueseninjaportugueseninja Posts: 1,703Registered User Senior Member
    THIS FRIDAY?!!! AAAHHHHH. I'm so excited. I just love Oberlin :D
  • ElizabethHoustonElizabethHouston Posts: 128College Rep Junior Member
    This Friday is just the TARGET DATE for sending out the international decision emails. I've got no guarantees that they will all actually be sent on Friday. So don't freak out if you don't get your email until Monday or Tuesday.
  • wisher810wisher810 Posts: 8Registered User New Member
    Are US applicants' letters sent out the same day that international applicants' emails are sent? Or are they sent later?

    Also, I just want to say that it's pretty amazing Oberlin admissions staffers comment on college confidential threads-- I'm surprised more colleges don't do it; it's really helpful. It seems like Oberlin is really ahead on using these forums, facebook, etc. to make sure applicants know what's going on. Thanks a bunch Aries and Elizabeth!
  • dave72dave72 Posts: 625Registered User Member
    wisher: see #4 above.
  • jordanxbakerjordanxbaker Posts: 36Registered User Junior Member
    so US applicants still have to wait til the 25th? bummer... haha
  • JamiecagoJamiecago Posts: 460Registered User Member
    @ElizabethHouston: I know you can do it! I demand you to release the decisions tomorrow! :) anyway, to everyone who applied to Oberlin, Good luck
  • GuiltyBystanderGuiltyBystander Posts: 1,586Registered User Senior Member
    Tomorrow! Aah! That is amazing!
    It is nice that we do get emails, because sending a letter to the Netherlands, and I reckon most overseas countries, takes ages.
    I reckon mine will come a little later though, since I send in my financial aid information really late... (stupid non-custodial parent haha)

    Alas, Monday is really soon too, I reckon I could survive the extra weekend, with a minor heart attack here and there. I shall just go and stalk the Oberlin Class of 2014 facebook group again. Or not procrastinate for once, and study.

    Good luck guys!

    (And indeed, Oberlin is much more transparent about decisions etcetera than most other colleges - thank you!)
  • JamiecagoJamiecago Posts: 460Registered User Member
    @GuiltyBystander: at least you live in Netherlands, well-developed country. I live in Chile, a country that is torn apart by massive earthquake. I'll probably receive my postal mail in 2012 or something.

    P.S - Oberlin sent all applicants residing in Chile saying Oberlin hopes all of us is safe. I think it was a really nice thing for Oberlin to do - taking care of small things. :)
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