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Anyone else get rejected from all the Ivies they applied to?

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Replies to: Anyone else get rejected from all the Ivies they applied to?

  • RememberMe1990RememberMe1990 Registered User Posts: 877 Member
    Yeah.....I was...

    But I'm going to Rice!! :D
  • House of LondonHouse of London - Posts: 1,268 Senior Member
    "Someone, who shall not be named is a prestige whore. She applied to HYP, Dartmouth, Columbia, Brown, Rice, and Stanford. She was waitlisted at Rice and rejected from Stanford. AND, since she hasn't posted any exciting news for some time, I'm assuming she was rejected from all of the Ivies she applied to.

    She had NO safeties.
    So you all shouldn't worry as long as you got into one school.
    She's third in our class, member of the drill team, excellent GPA, Ivy-average SATs, little ECs other than drill team and Mu Alpha Theta/UIL, no leadership positions, little community service, and basically rode the salutorian's coattails (she got accepted to Yale early decision)

    Now she has a big 0 for acceptances.
    Lesson for the day: use a safety net, don't be a prestige whore, and be realistic."



    -Someone, who shall not be named, is sticking their nose where it doesn't belong.
  • MilkmagnMilkmagn Registered User Posts: 711 Member
    Not a good feeling at all
  • khrushchevtmkhrushchevtm Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    I wouldn't be as harsh if it were a more humble person.
    But if you had to endure the "holier than thou, Texas sucks, I'm so much better than you all" attitude, you would understand. But you don't.
  • aznfishyaznfishy Registered User Posts: 543 Member
    rejected from 1/2 the ivies
  • pmalone224pmalone224 Registered User Posts: 128 Junior Member
    waitlisted from penn and dartmouth

    not quite a rejection, but may as well be :-\
  • tapedDucktapedDuck Registered User Posts: 705 Member
    No acceptances from top tier colleges...

    Harvard - rejection
    MIT - rejection - first choice :(
    Johns Hopkins - waitlisted
    Stanford - waitlisted
    Caltech - waitlisted
  • khrushchevtmkhrushchevtm Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    tapedDuck, I'm most likely not going to Hopkins so that might help your current waitlist situation.
  • karagon7karagon7 Registered User Posts: 192 Junior Member
    Son applied thru QUESTBRIDGE and was rejected from: Stanford, Notre Dame, Yale, Princeton and Amherst. Waitlisted at Columbia, full ride to Rice. On his way to to UCLA!!!
  • herlenoreherlenore Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    Only applied to three. But...
    Princeton - rejected
    Columbia (ugh I wanted to go here so badly after seeing it) - rejected
    Cornell - waitlisted.

    basically rejected at all.
    i guess i'm going to berkeley or la.
  • sylenteck0sylenteck0 Registered User Posts: 352 Member
    Cornell- Waitlist
    harvard, yale, princeton, penn- Reject :P
    Columbia- waitlist
  • karagon7karagon7 Registered User Posts: 192 Junior Member
    Out of curiosity, could everyone note their Academic Index # since most all Ivy addmissions start with this? This may help future applicants. My son was a 6.
  • azngamer54azngamer54 Registered User Posts: 705 Member
    Rejected from Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth
  • knickknackpattyknickknackpatty Registered User Posts: 297 Junior Member
    Rejected by Harvard and Princeton

    Waitlisted at Dartmouth (god save me)
  • indiejimmieindiejimmie Registered User Posts: 509 Member
    academic index 8. rejected from columbia and dartmouth.

    going to northwestern or georgetown.
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