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Rice Fall 2019 Transfer Thread

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  • College? Nah...College? Nah... 75 replies1 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    I dunno if anyone would know this, but does a waitlist at Vanderbilt mean a rejection at Rice is likely? It's my understanding that Rice is a bit more selective and my essays were pretty similar to both schools.
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  • heyyoooheyyooo 6 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
    People have gotten waitlisted/rejected at Vanderbilt but accepted to Rice. Admissions are a crapshoot!
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  • College? Nah...College? Nah... 75 replies1 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    Yeah I guess kinda. Well thanks! Would love to go to Rice, or get off the waitlist at Vanderbilt.
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  • transferOMGtransferOMG 4 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    Its Rice final week these days. Hopefully we'll hear before end of semester.
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  • 123ghost123ghost 11 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    Did anyone in here apply to Managerial Studies
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  • myhuyenmyhuyen 4 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
    edited April 29
    https://financialaid.rice.edu/transfer-students

    Financial Aid Award Notifications come out on May 1, so I assume that's when admission results come out!!
    edited April 29
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  • transferrrrrrcctransferrrrrrcc 179 replies3 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    wow exciting!
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  • CriedEmersonCriedEmerson 71 replies4 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    Are you sure about this???
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  • studentex420studentex420 46 replies2 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    @123ghost I applied to Managerial Studies, I'm not sure how competitive the major is tho
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  • 123ghost123ghost 11 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    @studentex420 would you mind sharing your stats?
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  • myhuyenmyhuyen 4 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
    @transferrrrrrcc according to their website, that's when fin aid comes out. I'm just making a conjecture, but it seems reasonable that transfer students will know their app decision by the time they get their fin aid!! Fingers crossed, at least
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  • transferOMGtransferOMG 4 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    edited April 29
    I did too. @123ghost
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  • studentex420studentex420 46 replies2 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    @123ghost

    Stats:
    College of William and Mary
    GPA: 4.0 (mid term report 3.96) (18 credits both semesters)
    Transferring to start as a sophomore (just finished freshman year)
    SAT: 1500 (took in high school) (M:790 R:710)
    Major: Managerial Studies

    High school GPA: 3.61
    I had transferred in high school too, spent 3 years in private and graduated in a public school in Houston Texas

    I have taken 18 credits my first and another 18 credits my second semester.

    Extracurricular:
    Organizer for a Leadership program for underprivileged low income minority high school students the summer before my freshman year.
    Regional chair for a national youth organization that organized camps, workshops, and lectures to educate youth. Region spanned from North Carolina to Maine
    Volunteer chair for a national organization’s annual convention that had over 30,000 attendees
    Participated in a 6 week long financial modeling course at a Private Equity firm in DC during my first semester, was 3rd out of 10 participants that we’re all post college full time business analysts.
    Did another financial modeling course offered on campus
    Only freshman on the executive appropriations committee for WM, which allocates next years budget for all clubs on campus. A budget of over $750,000
    Griffin school partnership after school tutor for local Williamsburg middle schools for 6 hours a week.

    Hooks: Muslim American. Can pay full tuition. From Houston

    Recommendations: one from my Econ professor who knew my name and talked with frequently out of his 200+ students
    One from a smaller seminar for an aquatic science writing course

    Clubs: entrepreneurship center, finance academy, Muslim student Association. Griffin student partnership

    Also applying to Cornell, Columbia, Uchicago, Northwestern, Upenn, and Brown
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  • AshtashAshtash 639 replies26 postsRegistered User Member
    edited April 30
    If financial aid is supposed to come out tomorrow then I wouldn’t be surprised if decisions came out today (or tomorrow). I could be wrong, but don’t FA decisions for transfers usually come out after decisions?
    edited April 30
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  • havehope3076havehope3076 5 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    Assuming decisions actually do come out tomorrow, good luck everyone!
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  • CriedEmersonCriedEmerson 71 replies4 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    I called Rice, and they said financial aid can come out before decisions - we can get them anytime from now to mid June. They were not too friendly either...
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  • transferrrrrrcctransferrrrrrcc 179 replies3 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    Why would they give out financial aid before decisions ... that’s just false hope
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  • CriedEmersonCriedEmerson 71 replies4 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    I knowww right!
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  • transferOMGtransferOMG 4 replies0 postsRegistered User New Member
    edited May 1
    Best of luck to everyone. Results please come soon!!
    edited May 1
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  • myhuyenmyhuyen 4 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
    Hopefully the person you talked to was just bitter because we found information we aren't supposed to know. Fingers crossed results come out today!
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