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Provisional admittance/awaiting grades

phillyman123phillyman123 Registered User Posts: 172 Junior Member
So I applied for ED Fall 2011. I'm currently enrolled in four courses at another university. I'm wondering if anyone has been in my situation, and has been informed by GS that they've either been provisionally admitted, or that they will make a decision once you've completed the semester. If so, how did they reach out to you, and what were the specifics of the situation?

Any information would be great. Thanks!
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Replies to: Provisional admittance/awaiting grades

  • hellojanhellojan Registered User Posts: 1,632 Senior Member
    I'm not sure about this but don't be afraid to reach out to admissions with any concerns you may have. If I'm not mistaken, this is what they do with everyone, right?

    Can someone else chime in?
  • BrohlijkBrohlijk Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    I spoke to admissions. They say that the app will be reviewed. But in the event thAt you are accepted then they will require your final grades. So make them shine :)
  • RandomAdmitRandomAdmit Registered User Posts: 307 Member
    I am in your situation. When I checked my application on-line, my latest transcript stated "Provisional/Pending." Your most recent transcript is provisional because you are simply in the process of taking courses at your institution. They will review your application if all else is is completed even though your most recent transcript states "Provisional/Pending." If they need anything else during the decision process, they usually will email you with what they need and ask if you can fax or mail it to their office. If you have a solid application, you will be conditionally accepted and notified by mail. From there you mail them your final transcript for final review and speak to William Bailey to discuss your limited financial aid opportunities that await you.
  • Katie28Katie28 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    When I check my application status, under my current college it also says provisional/pending. So I emailed the school to make sure that they received my transcript. I received an email back saying that they have it, and everything's ok. They write that about any transcripts that are in progress at the moment, and it doesn't affect your acceptance. If they'll accept you, you'll just have to send them the new transcript with spring 2011 grades. Maybe if your GPA is not good enough for them, they want to wait to see how you did this semester and base their decision on that...? I'm not sure, but this would make sense... Anyway, good luck everyone! :)
  • phillyman123phillyman123 Registered User Posts: 172 Junior Member
    Yes GS told me that if your currently taking courses, they can either provisionally admit you or let you know they'll wait until you get your final grades to make a decision. that was my real question here - but it sounds like they'll just email you. I wonder if they do this when they begin sending out acceptance letters, before, or after....anyone have any experience?
  • macho07macho07 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    I have had my transcripts in for quite some time now and it has always said final transcript.
    Is the OP saying that he got a provisional letter in the mail/email, or just that when he/she checks their application status it says provisional next to the transcript?
  • baxter2211baxter2211 Registered User Posts: 234 Junior Member
    I am currently taking classes and my transcripts say Official Final.
  • LizfromHollywoodLizfromHollywood Registered User Posts: 379 Member
    i am taking classes and mine says provisional/pending.
  • BrohlijkBrohlijk Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    I'm with Liz. Same situation
  • JamesInGlendaleJamesInGlendale Registered User Posts: 174 Junior Member
    Same as Liz and Broh
  • Johnny445Johnny445 Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
    All Final here
  • LizfromHollywoodLizfromHollywood Registered User Posts: 379 Member
    are you taking classes, Johnny?
  • macho07macho07 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    Okay I just was confused and thought that some had actually received a provisional acceptance. Good luck to everyone!
  • Johnny445Johnny445 Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
    I'm taking 4 classes right now Liz, but I believe they are all showing on my transcript as classes being taken.
  • InvictvsInvictvs Registered User Posts: 165 Junior Member
    I am in the same boat. I am taking 6 classes and when I log on it says Provisional/pending.
    I read on the GS website that some students get deferred. Can being enrolled in a SPring2011 semester cause a deferrement??? I am dying of anxiety, I dont think I can wait until March 1st, I cant imagine having to wait until AFTER June. Some fall applicants already received an acceptance call...
    I just hope that GS sees my true potential and grants me acceptance ... that will make my YEAR
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