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I got off!

tennisdudetennisdude Registered User Posts: 629 Member
edited May 2007 in Reed College
Hello All,

Today I got off of the wait list at Reed!

I am soooooooooooooo happy and surprised, dude. This is completely rediculous. Completely. Rediculous.
Post edited by tennisdude on

Replies to: I got off!

  • spitfire20spitfire20 Registered User Posts: 117 Junior Member
    heeeey congrats! Happy for you. Join us on facebook - Reed College Class of 2011 :)
  • waiting07waiting07 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    tennisdude, what did you do after you got waitlisted? did you send in anything extra?
  • tennisdudetennisdude Registered User Posts: 629 Member
    Okay, lets see...

    RIGHT after I got wait listed, I emailed my admissions guy from spring break in Sri Lanka, saying that I'd be back on the 15'th, I'm really interested in Reed, etc etc.

    Then I got back, emailed him and asked how best to send additional writing / teacher recs. He said to send it all in one package.

    So, like, last week, I sent in a package with a cover letter describing what I had done since the initial decision (academically), and expressing how I like Reed. It was short, but showed that I knew things about the school. (This is how all my wait list contact with Reed was, actually. Short, love-showing, and always with a joke.)

    Anyway, the package was this cover letter, a teacher rec, a piece of writing about the best course I've ever taken, and a piece of writing about five of my favorite books (approx 1 page each).

    I then sent him another one of those short love-showing emails to tell him that I sent the package, and I hope that he had recieved it.

    Then, he called, and I was shocked. He said, "I got your package... You have some good books on that list..." I was so excited! Yup, I joined the facebook group!
  • waiting07waiting07 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    thanks for that.

    Are you an international? (Sri Lanka gave me the idea)
  • tennisdudetennisdude Registered User Posts: 629 Member
    Nope, I'm not international. I just happened to be out of the country for spring break.
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