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Official WashU ED 2017 Discussion and Results Thread

erkybkerkybk Posts: 631Registered User Member
Official WashU 2017 Discussion and Results Thread

ED application deadline has passed and let's start the discussion thread.
I am copying from last year's ED thread.

If you want to post your stats, skip the first lines and the reflection section (Those are for saying whether you got accepted, waitlisted, or rejected and why you think you got accepted or rejected, respectively). Erase the spaces in the beginning brackets to make it work.

[ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted[/b][/color][/size]
[ size=+2][ color=orange][ b]Decision: Waitlisted[/b][/color][/size]
[ size=+2][ color=red][ b]Decision: Rejected[/b][/color][/size]

[ b]Objective:[/b]
    [ *] SAT I (breakdown):
    [ *] ACT:
    [ *] SAT II:
    [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
    [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):
    [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis):
    [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis):
    [ *] Senior Year Course Load:
    [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    [ /list][ b]Subjective:[/b]•[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
    [ *] Job/Work Experience:
    [ *] Volunteer/Community service:
    [ *] Summer Activities:
    [ *] Essays:
    [ *] Teacher Recommendation:
    [ *] Counselor Rec:
    [ *] Additional Rec:
    [ *] Interview:
    [ /list][ b]Other[/b]
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant):
    [ *] Country (if international applicant):
    [ *] School Type:
    [ *] Ethnicity:
    [ *] Gender:
    [ *]Income Bracket:
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    [ b]Reflection[/b]
    [ *] Strengths:
    [ *] Weaknesses:
    [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    [ *] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    [ b]General Comments:[/b]
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Replies to: Official WashU ED 2017 Discussion and Results Thread

  • Jgli95Jgli95 Posts: 81Registered User Junior Member
    Glad someone made this thread. Though judging from other people's comments it doesn't seem like Wash U releases decisions until the first or second week of December... so we've still got some waiting to do :(
  • christine37christine37 Posts: 102Registered User Junior Member
    I applied ED...I can't wait until we find out! So nervous
  • onecot59onecot59 Posts: 427Registered User Member
    Last year decisions were posted online on Friday, Dec 9th at 5:01 PM CT.
    I remember waiting.
    The year before was on Friday also.
    I would guess they will post them on Friday, Dec 7th this year at 5:00 PM CT.

    GL to all.
  • BaseballEhBaseballEh Posts: 64Registered User Junior Member
    Has anyone ever heard of WashU contacting students and/or counsellor before the results were released for any reason? I thought I read something similar on some other threads once.
  • onecot59onecot59 Posts: 427Registered User Member
    Doesn't happen. Everyone finds out online the same day.
  • mominflmominfl Posts: 30Registered User Junior Member
    I know it's it too early to be counting down the days, but I think I'm more anxious about ED than my D is. If Dec 7th really is the date, we have less than two weeks to go. Good luck everyone (students and parents alike).
  • yofaithyofaith Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    early notification does occasionally occur. i am technogically challenged and cannot paste the link to the forum but if you search "early acceptance but applied rd" you will find the thread (2008).
  • CArbingtonCArbington Posts: 50Registered User Junior Member
    seeing this thread is making me nervous already....
  • onecot59onecot59 Posts: 427Registered User Member
    Yofaith, 2008 will be 4 classes ago. I can tell you no one I know has applied RD and received early acceptance. There is no reason for WashU to do that. I could hurt their ED application #s in the future and they aren't going to take that risk.
  • YoadeeYoadee Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
    Anyone know how they view the quarter grades for seniors? Obviously the good grades are a plus but do they particularly base the final decision on those? Also, how are the grades for different subjects viewed? For example, I want to major in a liberal arts major and am not particularly strong in Mathematics or Science. Will lower grades in those classes matter significantly or do they see the grades in context? Thanks.
  • Johnson181Johnson181 Posts: 4,139Registered User Senior Member
    I can tell you no one I know has applied RD and received early acceptance.
    There is one (and ONLY one) exception to this that I am aware of. And that is merit scholarship finalists, who find out about a month early in Feb. It is not an official notice, but I have never heard of a finalist who did not get accepted.

    But yeah, I have no idea what yofaith and the other thread is talking about. The other recent mention of this was someone talking about a friend of a friends daughter or some other such nonsense, of which I do not believe.
  • onecot59onecot59 Posts: 427Registered User Member
    Johnson, I agree with you. Being notified because you are a finalist in Feb is not what has been stated in recent post - they are claiming RD applicants being notified in December with ED applicants or even earlier than that. Just not happening. Maybe they are thinking of another college.

    Yoadee, I believe first quarter Sr yearl grades are treated the same as all grades. They are evaluating them before making a final decision. What major you are applying for is not important. They are not accepting you for a specific major.
  • cctrackgirl13cctrackgirl13 Posts: 29Registered User New Member
    Is anyone else already getting insane waves of anxiousness/nervousness at random points in the day? Yeah... I am.
  • Jgli95Jgli95 Posts: 81Registered User Junior Member
    Yup same here.
  • YoadeeYoadee Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
    same... Is it coming out December 7th 5pm as people have said? Last year it came out on December 12th 5pm.
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