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So I specifically made an account on this site just so that I could vent about how screwed up the admissions office is at UConn. I applied to the school on December 26th, and finally received a response from my state university in mid-April, saying that I was waitlisted.
1300 on my SAT's
12th in my class
Rower for 4 years
All Honors and AP Courses
5 on 2 AP Exams
Resident of Connecticut
Father and other relatives on the Alumni Committee
Accepted to GWU, BU, Syracuse, UMiami, and Fordham...