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Were your predictions accurate?

d4r7h3v1ld4r7h3v1l Registered User Posts: 915 Member
edited May 2008 in College Admissions
Post your predictions from months ago from a thread like http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/what-my-chances/443842-predictions.html or similar, and then your actual results. Let's see how accurate we were!

School - Prediction - Actual
Tufts - Accepted - Accepted
Columbia - Rejected - Waitlisted
Dartmouth - Rejected - Rejected
UPenn - Rejected - Rejected
Cornell - Accepted/Waitlisted - Accepted
Carnegie Mellon - Accepted - Accepted
Rice - Accepted - Accepted
Northwestern - Accepted - Waitlisted
Duke - Waitlist/Accepted - Accepted
Caltech - Rejected - Waitlisted
WashU - Waitlist/Accepted - Accepted

9 out of 11... not bad
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Replies to: Were your predictions accurate?

  • liakuliaku Registered User Posts: 88 Junior Member
    School - Prediction - Actual
    University of Chicago - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Northwestern - Rejected - Waitlisted
    Boston College - Accepted - Accepted
    Reed College - Accepted - Accepted
    Macalester College - Accepted - Rejected
    American University - Accepted - Accepted
    Emory University - Accepted? - ?????

    Mac's been my only rejection so far, and it was a little mind-boggling before I remembered how much my supplemental essay for it kinda sucked.
  • furyshadefuryshade Registered User Posts: 243 Junior Member
    School-Prediction-Actual
    UCSB-Accepted-Accepted
    UC Davis-Accepted-Accepted
    Cal Poly SLO-Accepted-Accepted
    UCSD-Accepted-Rejected
    UCLA-50/50-Rejected
    UCB-Rejected-Rejected
    Lafayette-Accepted-Waitlisted
    Carnegie Mellon-Accepted-Waitlisted
    USC-Accepted-Accepted
    Stanford-Rejected-Rejected
    Harvey Mudd-Waitlist-Rejected
  • mrchipmunk90mrchipmunk90 Registered User Posts: 639 Member
    School - Predicted - Actual
    Georgetown University - Rejected - Rejected
    Northwestern University - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Lehigh University - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Washington University in St. Louis - Waitlisted - Waitlisted
    Boston College - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Vanderbilt University - Accepted/Waitlisted - Accepted
    The College of New Jersey - Accepted - Accepted
    Loyola College in Maryland - Accepted - Accepted
    Marist College - Accepted - Accepted

    6 out of 9 right. Definitely some surprises though, as this list was made optimistically.
  • janetloverjanetlover Registered User Posts: 378 Member
    school-prediction-actual
    washu-accepted-rejected
    vandy-rejected-rejected
    bates-waitlisted-accepted
    transylvania-accepted-accepted
    university of louisville-accepted-accepted

    thats all folks!
  • concretejungleconcretejungle Registered User Posts: 633 Member
    just some

    School - Predicted - Actual
    UChicago - Rejected (after being deferred EA) - Waitlisted
    Northwestern University - Accepted - Accepted
    Johns Hopkins - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Cornell University - Accepted - Rejected
    Yale - Rejected - Rejected
  • viva la danaviva la dana Registered User Posts: 466 Member
    lol i actually got all my predictions right but I don't feel like typing them out. I have ESP!!
  • lehcarlehcar Registered User Posts: 323 Member
    School - Prediction - Actual
    Carnegie Mellon- accepted- accepted
    Columbia- waitlisted- waitlisted
    Hopkins- waitlisted-accepted
    Princeton- waitlisted/rejected-rejected
    Rice- accepted (please... it's my 1st choice)-accepted
    Tufts- accepted-accepted
    Unive of Connecticut- accepted honors program (already happened)
    Univ of Penn- waitlisted/accepted- accepted
    Univ of Rochester- accepted-accepted
    Wash U. St Louis- waitlisted-accepted

    8 out of 10
  • jsmalljsmall Registered User Posts: 737 Member
    School
    Predecition
    Actual

    U Oregon
    Accepted
    Accepted
    ^^Honors
    iffy
    Accepted
    American
    Accepted
    Accepted
    Northeastern---Accepted
    Accepted
    Macalester
    Waitlisted
    Accepted
    Northwestern---Rejected
    Rejected
    Brown
    Rejected
    Accepted
  • justbummingjustbumming Registered User Posts: 376 Member
    School - Prediction - Actual


    Notre Dame - Accepted - Accepted
    Colby - Accepted - Accepted
    Colgate - Accepted - Waitlisted
    UPenn - Rejected - Waitlisted
    Bowdoin - Rejected - Rejected
    Bucknell - Accepted - Accepted
    Union - Accepted - Accepted
    UDel - Accepted - Accepted
    Lehigh - Accepted - Accepted
    Villanova - Accepted - Accepted


    8/10, surprised at Colgate and UPenn, though I would get in at Colgate and rejected at UPenn for sure, but waitlisted at both.. weird.
  • kutibahkutibah Registered User Posts: 771 Member
    School - Prediction - Actual

    Johns Hopkins - Accepted - Rejected
    UCLA - Rejected - Accepted
    UCB - Rejected - Accepted
    UCSD - Accepted - Accepted
    UCI - Accepted - Accepted
    UCR - Accepted - Accepted
  • brieb08brieb08 Registered User Posts: 680 Member
    School - Prediction - Actual
    Boston University - Accepted - Rejected
    George Washington University - Rejected - Accepted
    Northeastern University - Accepted - Rejected
    0/3 lol...
  • salamandersalamander Registered User Posts: 444 Member
    Boston College - Accepted - Waitlisted
    Boston University - Accepted - Accepted
    Columbia - Rejected - Rejected
    Marist - Accepted - Accepted
    NYU - Waitlisted - Accepted
    UC Berkeley - Rejected - Rejected
    UC San Diego - Accepted - Accepted
    UConn - Accepted - Accepted
    UMiami - Accepted -Accepted

    Hmmmm, all I did was mix up BC and NYU, apparently. 7/9, not bad at all.
  • Avanine-CommuterAvanine-Commuter Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
    School-Prediction-Real
    UCSB-accept-accept
    UCSD-accept-accept
    UCLA-accept-accept
    UCB-accept-accept
    NYU-accept-accept
    Rice-accept-waitlist
    Duke-waitlist-accept
    Yale-reject-reject
    Harvard-reject-reject
    Columbia-reject-waitlist
    Brown-reject-unknown at moment
  • fa-la-la-lenafa-la-la-lena Registered User Posts: 2,844 Senior Member
    school-prediction-real
    George Washington-Accept-accept
    Georgetown-Reject-reject
    Claremont mckenna-accept-waitlist
    Pomona-reject-waitlist

    Sorta kinda right!
  • khrushchevtmkhrushchevtm Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    I'd like to announce that I have a very low college self-esteem...
    anywho

    School-Prediction-Real
    A&M-Accept-Accept
    Rutgers-Accept-Accept
    UT Austin-Accept-Summer Freshman
    Johns Hopkins-Reject-Accept
    Cornell-Accept-Accept

    I only knew accept for Cornell b/c they sent me a likely letter. Goobers. If not for that a couple weeks before the decision, I would've put down reject.
    Two surprises there.
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