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W A I T L I S T E D for RD


Replies to: W A I T L I S T E D for RD

  • waitlistedfromsdwaitlistedfromsd Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Waitlisted for Biomed Engineering
    CSU GPA: 4.0
    Weighted: 4.5
    SAT: 1420/1600 (780 math) SAT II Biology: 730
    ACT: 30
    3 completed AP Scored 5s on Biology and English and 3 on US History
    4 AP in progress
  • cam8071cam8071 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    Prodigy11, No answer yet, I'm also civil engineer 3.9 something UW, 4.4 uc 4ap's passed, 1960 sat.(only weakness)
  • basennebasenne Registered User Posts: 87 Junior Member
    Waitlisted. Biomedical Engineering.

    800 Math II
    800 Physics
    790 US History

    4.45 W GPA
    4.0 UW
    4.36 or something UC GPA.

    5 APs, all 5s.

    I can't even believe this.
  • heartarrowheartarrow Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
    wow everyone here is more than qualified for slo. im surprised that were all waitlisted.

    im chinese, so i think that makes me a URM at SLO due to the 10% asian population or so.

    yeah, im finding it hard to believe. the most ironic thing is that im planning on applying for their honors program for the apartment housing!
  • heartarrowheartarrow Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
    also, forgot to mention that i sent an appeal because im currently taking 5 ap classes, self studying 2 for a total of 7 [taking ap stats, ap spanish, ap calculus bc, ap physics b, ap microeconomics].

    microecon was only a semester class. basically, i have 6 weighted classes in my schedule [honors orchestra is the 6th weighted class] so my semester gpa ended up being 4.71 due to 5 weighted a's, 1 nonweight a, and one weighted b.

    do they waitlist people who have stats that are higher than average and are therefore not likely to attend?? thats one reason i have heard of
  • facepalmfacepalm Registered User Posts: 98 Junior Member
    Waitlisted for biomed engineering.

    SAT: 2100
    CSU GPA 4.17
    SATII: Math II 800 BioE 770
    3 APs taken: 5 on Calc AB and Bio, 3 on English language
    2 APs in progress

    I'm Chinese and live in CA
  • cuestatransfercuestatransfer Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    heartarrow.. the explicitly say that "grades earned in the current semester" are not grounds for an appeal, just fyi.
  • smallblocksmallblock Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
    waitlisted, mechanical engineering

    GPA: 4.31
    5 APs passed
  • Prodigyy11Prodigyy11 Registered User Posts: 201 Junior Member
    My god.. I'm feeling lucky now...
  • UberSandvichUberSandvich Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    wait listed for mechanical engineering

    3.5 UW/4.2W/4.0 UC
    2180 SAT (1480 CR/M)
    31 ACT

    URM, first gen, in state
    5 APs
    250 service hours

    and judging from past threads they tend to waitlist "overqualified" applicants which i think is complete bull****
  • heartarrowheartarrow Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
    i know they dont take senior grades, i merely stated that it is my first choice school
  • mom60mom60 Registered User Posts: 7,888 Senior Member
    D waitlisted for nutrition today.
    Freshman applicant
    Does anyone have info on chances of getting off the waitlist?
  • blingdoopblingdoop Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
    Yeah it definitely seems like they're waitlisting high end applicants. I don't see any other reason why. They definitely learned from last year's mistake of admitting too many freshman. Crappy way of solving the situation IMO, but admissions officers probably know better than me.

    Sent from my MB855 using CC
  • jmcghee0216jmcghee0216 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    Wow, wait listed for business admin. 3.8 gpa, 32 ACT, and African American. Many people from my school have gotten in with much lower stats
  • zlswoosh123zlswoosh123 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    What do I do if calpoly portal says i've been wait listed but I never got the email to confirm I still want to go there?
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