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Applying to two different colleges early action?

UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
edited March 2012 in Harvard University
my friend applied to Harvard and UVA early action and TOLD me about it.
He got accepted to both early.

I just sent an email to the office, saying that my friend applied to Harvard and another very prestigious school for early action at the same time.

Will his acceptance get rescinded?
edited March 2012
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    he really had it coming lol
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  • exultationsyexultationsy 1091 replies9 threads Senior Member
    No, Harvard lets you apply to a public college EA as well as Harvard. If you have applied to Harvard, you will now beyond-definitely be rejected for being not only petty (this person is supposed to be your friend!) but wrong.
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  • xrCalico23xrCalico23 4661 replies12 threads Senior Member
    Are you from Virginia? For Harvard, applying SCEA doesn't preclude you from applying to your home state public university.

    Edit: cross-posed with exultationsy :).
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    I didn't specify that it was UVA, though
    ergo, they do not know whether it was a state school
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  • BlueashBlueash 167 replies4 threads Junior Member
    You don't have many friends, I'll bet.
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  • xrCalico23xrCalico23 4661 replies12 threads Senior Member
    No matter, they can easily contact the accepted applicant directly, tell him about your anonymous email, and find out that the other school he applied to was UVA. Blueash, you read my mind ;)
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    Oh and I put the name and address of someone else from my school on the letter--made sure to have no finger prints or anything.
    So I have no problemo ;-)
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    Lol. I'm guessing that person's screwed?
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  • xrCalico23xrCalico23 4661 replies12 threads Senior Member
    Ah, I see that you're a mastermind! No worries, they can trace it back to you through ultimate mind reading.

    I heard the other person suspected that you're going to do something like this a long time ago. Are you sure he didn't already sent out something similar with your name on it? You better go check.
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    doubt it :DDDDDDD
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  • GordonTheGekkoGordonTheGekko 193 replies22 threads Junior Member
    OP,

    I'm sorry about your situation. It's sad to say but your chances of being accepted at Harvard have fallen straight to zero. If you mentioned your name, or sent it from the same email you used for admissions or the same computer (cookies on Harvard's website makes it fairly easy to figure this out...) you're done. Really, a bad judgement call on your part, as well as being a total jerk. On a personal thought, you demonstrated basically the exact oppisite of what officers look for. Even if they don't know who it is, the only way you could write a college application that Harvard officers would fall in love with would be to have another officer write it themselves. It's easy to forget, the officers are professionals and very good at what they do.

    The office recieves these types of anti letters and packages almost daily, especially this time of year. As far as fooling the office by covering your identity - you'd have to be very careful on your anti letter, since the office has pretty much seen it all. There is only one case that I know of where a bad letter was faxed to the office (a newspaper article) that resulted in no admission - however the applicant killed her parent and didn't tell her interviewer (kind of a different story :)).

    Also, UVA is a public school, making it acceptable to apply to both early action.
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  • UppityUppity - 56 replies4 threads Junior Member
    Great job falling for a joke you guys :D
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  • wizkid94wizkid94 546 replies52 threads Member
    I figured this was a joke--a stupid one.
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