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When to expect decision?

fchef7fchef7 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited February 2013 in SUNY at Stony Brook
I sent in my application for fall 2013 in mid October and all my requirements were received by the beginning of November and wanted to know when I should expect my decision either through SOLAR or mail. Does the university typically wait until April to send out notifications or send them out before that?
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Replies to: When to expect decision?

  • mtown27mtown27 Registered User Posts: 265 Junior Member
    According to Chris (the Stony Brook admissions counselor who sometimes posts on this site), decisions typically start going out in mid-January. My son loved his visit and is looking forward to see how this works out.
  • yankeesfanaticyankeesfanatic Registered User Posts: 1,450 Senior Member
    I just got an email saying they've received all my stuff, even though it's been sent in for 2 months now. I also got a similar email from Binghamton. Does that mean they've started reading applications and people might start getting decisions soon?
  • lilmelonredlilmelonred Registered User Posts: 2,041 Senior Member
    They never sent me any email about that they got all mt stuff even though i did gave in all my required documents... Im anxious too.
  • cal1231cal1231 Registered User Posts: 17 New Member
    It seems to be very arbitrary. They have been releasing acceptances, but not based off of when one applied to the school. Some people have waited less time than others. I applied in mid-October, and my SOLAR account was just updated within the past two or three days.
  • lilmelonredlilmelonred Registered User Posts: 2,041 Senior Member
    Yeah they said releasing decisions is random.. I sent everything near the end of Nov.. and i didnt get anything yet... while my friend sent everything on december 24th got it last week. lol
  • fralixjmfralixjm Registered User Posts: 41 New Member
    I applied RD, obviously, and wasn't expecting a decision until mid-march. I logged on to my solar and was shocked to find that I had already been accepted! They just got my transcript a few weeks ago, so it was a pretty hasty decision. Like everyone else said, it seems to be pretty random.
  • motesh243motesh243 Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    Well may I ask what was your SAT/ACT score, because it seems to me that they first accept people with higher scores
  • Alex23Alex23 Registered User Posts: 284 Junior Member
    May be. Our daughter has a 2050 and she got her decision almost instantly. I guess it's one big, objective thing they can look at (Even GPA is hard because different schools are easier or harder) whereas if the SAT is lower, they have to look at it more piece by piece. Not really fair, but . . . .
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