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UNC Transfer Waitlist 2019

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Replies to: UNC Transfer Waitlist 2019

  • trapha2trapha2 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Hi everyone! I just got in off the waitlist and just wanted to wish everyone a good luck if you're still waiting on a decision or a congratulations if you've already received yours!!

    Here are some of my stats for reference

    OOS Applicant
    Applied as incoming sophomore
    From: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Major: Chemistry, pre-pharmacy track
    GPA: 3.94
    SAT: 1340
    One letter of rec from TA
    Great ECs from high school with leadership positions, not that much EC in college but I was in the honors program
    I honestly believe I was accepted due to my essays bc there were certainly some parts within my application that didn't look so appealing and I didn't have any "pulls"; however, I think my essays were strong and most likely made up for it

    I received my acceptance last night, and I had just sent in my spring transcript that morning (so I'm not really sure if that impacted my decision or not bc they prob didn't receive it immediately)

    Anyway, I know this has been a frustrating process of constantly waiting for a decision and feeling doubtful about yourself looking at other ppl's great stats (because I sure did), but just remember that someone else's achievements do not discredit your own! You all have something about you which is why unc hasn't given up on u!! :)

  • Mcunn226Mcunn226 Registered User Posts: 255 Junior Member
    Welcome new transfers! There's a searchable Facebook group (UNC Transfer Students -2019). From there we can add you to our GroupMe we have set up.
  • Kittenz911Kittenz911 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Also accepted from the waitlist. Still trying to figure out if I will attend since i was thinking of doing a BSW and UNC doesnt offer that. Deciding between UNC and other public universities at the moment.
  • fancypants2019fancypants2019 Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    @Kittenz911 which other public's are you comparing?
  • allmightychemistallmightychemist Registered User Posts: 20 Junior Member
    To all that got their decisions what year are you guys? Trying to figure our my chances because I currently have 29 credits, which technically is a freshman (very close to a sophomore) and I think chances are super low.
  • sobenbahmedsobenbahmed Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Hi there - congratulations :-) I just wanted to check in and ask whether you found out yesterday (Wednesday) or earlier. Sorry to be pesky!
  • Kittenz911Kittenz911 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    @fancypants2019 NC State and ECU both offer the BSW program. Trying to figure out if the opportunities at UNC outweigh the 1 year saved when getting a MSW after having a BSW.
  • TastelessPepperTastelessPepper Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Has anyone received a decision since the 20th or the 21st?
  • ked177ked177 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    @tastelesspepper yes, i heard back on the 23rd and i got in off the waitlist
  • sobenbahmedsobenbahmed Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    I’ve just heard back this evening (June 5th) and have been accepted.
  • allmightychemistallmightychemist Registered User Posts: 20 Junior Member
    Hey guys! Just for future students applying and referring to this in the near years, as of June 14th at 7 pm UNC Chapel Hill released all decisions for all the rest of the students (most probably all rejections as they have filled up all spaces).
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