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Does "knowing someone' help at Gtown?

josie17josie17 Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
edited January 2009 in Georgetown University
I know that at some schools it doesn't matter who you know but just heard recently that letters from influential alums can be very helpful at Gtown - does anyone know if that is true?
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Replies to: Does "knowing someone' help at Gtown?

  • sophomore12sophomore12 Registered User Posts: 1,095 Senior Member
    Sure can't hurt - esp if they donate a lot of money
  • ModadunnModadunn Registered User Posts: 6,263 Senior Member
    Not true. I know someone who is extremely well connected and would, no doubt, have the money to build buildings. She was originally deferred last year ED and then later rejected outright. She didn't have the chops, as they say, and no amount of money or connection changed that.

    Now.. if you DO have the chops, I think it can bump you over the edge.
  • necrophiliacnecrophiliac Registered User Posts: 1,061 Senior Member
    I know a dimwit who made it in cuz his father got a job at the school 1 year before the kid applied.
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