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I was deferred...who else???

lemonade1209lemonade1209 8 replies2 threads New Member
edited January 2011 in Mount Holyoke College
well, unfortunately, my application was deferred by MHC. I think it was so awful. I mean both offer and reject are clear decisions. But defer??? I don't know what it means. Was I kind of rejected ??? If not, how much possibility that I will be accepted in April? HELP ME OUT! PLEASE!
edited January 2011
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  • Bossf51Bossf51 2354 replies263 threads Senior Member
    No a deferral is infinitely better than an outright rejection. Your application will be reviewed again with the regular decision group and there is a good chance you will be accepted at that time. Good luck to you.
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  • CrewDadCrewDad 1697 replies24 threads Senior Member

    Often a deferral is simply because admissions wants to see another full semester of grades.
    You'll be fine.
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  • lemonade1209lemonade1209 8 replies2 threads New Member
    thank u CrewDad. However, I haven't received any reasons from MHC about my deferral. I hope they want to see my another semester grades. Or, maybe scholarship app holds me back??? OMG, I am so confused!
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  • Eagle91Eagle91 24 replies1 threads New Member
    i got deferred too! felt horrible...
    but hey, at least they don't think we suck^^ did you contact them about what to do now?
    greetz from germany
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  • northshnorthsh 43 replies10 threads Junior Member
    I'm sorry that you guys got deferred. I got a deferral in December and it is a big downer! Would you guys mind posting your stats just so we have a reference?
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  • Eagle91Eagle91 24 replies1 threads New Member
    now that makes 3 of us then^^
    i would of course share my stats but i didn't do the SAT cause mhc is SAT optional, and my GPA is a little different from the american one. i have 2,3 out of 6, 1.0 being the best. but here, everything above 2,5 is good, if you have 1,something, you're brilliant and the average in my high school year was at about 2,8 or something like that.
    my TOEFL ibt score was 105!
    good luck to you guys!!!
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  • lemonade1209lemonade1209 8 replies2 threads New Member
    hey, Eagle91. Did mhc tell u the reason? Did u ask for scholarship?
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  • Eagle91Eagle91 24 replies1 threads New Member
    yup, i applied for financial aid and no, they didn't tell me the reason. i'll send in another recommendation though, i think one of those was a weak point in my application^^
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  • lemonade1209lemonade1209 8 replies2 threads New Member
    Eagle91, same here
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  • EastCoastGirl715EastCoastGirl715 121 replies4 threads Junior Member

    Take heart - when I applied to MHC, I was waitlisted, then offered February admission, then offered fall admission. It can happen for you! Good luck!
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