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Server Overload???

a-bomba-bomb Registered User Posts: 496 Member
edited March 2005 in University of Pennsylvania
When the decisions are released on Thursday, I'm assuming almost everyone logs on at once right. Will the system overload...like what happens to collegeboard.com the day the SAT results are released. Is it possible we'll have to wait a while while system becomes "less busy". EA people, what happened during your decision round?
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Replies to: Server Overload???

  • mnasy1122mnasy1122 Registered User Posts: 182 Junior Member
    i'm sure it'll be fairly overloaded but i've heard of people getting right on.. my advice would be to try at 5 and if you don't get it try every half hour or so..
  • NYRockNYRock Registered User Posts: 28 New Member
    upenn ed'er - got my decision the second the clock struck 3pm.. no problems
  • popopopo Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    Yeah I didnt have any problems..but ED round only involves ~3500 people..pinging the server..now we are looking at ~18500 hitting the sever at once...it maybe a bit slow..try five minutes before the decisions are released..or right at 3..I dont think you will have too many problems if you check right at 3..but 305 and 310 might be when it slows down.
  • xjayzxjayz Registered User Posts: 1,654 Senior Member
    RD decisions are released at 5PM, not 3PM.
  • dfleishdfleish Registered User Posts: 905 Member
    yeah I got deferred at 3:03 :)
  • luckycharms44luckycharms44 Registered User Posts: 179 Junior Member
    i applied ED at brown n i strictly remember getting my decision at 5:22pm and the decision came out at 5. it was just really slow loading n then all of a sudden it clicked through
  • popopopo Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    yeah sorry about that I meant 5...during the ed round it was at 3..my mistake...
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