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That's perfect. Describes my life so accurately

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mani_fold wrote:
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I made this one myself
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If only dank memes could be part of the PhD application!

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yeonK wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:35 pm
MMDE wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:20 pm
I saw someone on gradcafe heard back from Columbia APAM for applied math. Anyone else hear anything?


I got accepted to Columbia APAM phd program yesterday. I was lucky. Hope the others have a good news too soon.

Congrats! When were your application marked for review by committee if you don't mind me asking? I received an email saying that my application was sent for review on Jan 7.

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Post by yeonK » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:54 pm

Otter320 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:10 pm
yeonK wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:35 pm
MMDE wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:20 pm
I saw someone on gradcafe heard back from Columbia APAM for applied math. Anyone else hear anything?


I got accepted to Columbia APAM phd program yesterday. I was lucky. Hope the others have a good news too soon.

Congrats! When were your application marked for review by committee if you don't mind me asking? I received an email saying that my application was sent for review on Jan 7.

Thank you. Mine was marked for a review on Jan 8th. Hope your applications go well.

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Post by CoronalRain » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:24 pm

Woohoo, got my first rejection today! High five, guys!

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Post by AugmentedSeventh » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:28 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:24 pm
Woohoo, got my first rejection today! High five, guys!
Same, Duke? I knew I didn't stand a chance :lol:

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Post by utkarsh1729 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:38 pm

Northwestern ESAM sent out their wave of offers an hour ago...

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Post by CoronalRain » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:58 pm

AugmentedSeventh wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:28 pm
CoronalRain wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:24 pm
Woohoo, got my first rejection today! High five, guys!
Same, Duke? I knew I didn't stand a chance :lol:
Yup! They rejected me last year too. Oh well, here's to hoping I get at least one acceptance.

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Post by wujinya1 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:44 pm

utkarsh1729 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:38 pm
Northwestern ESAM sent out their wave of offers an hour ago...
Congratulation!

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Post by Nemo_1025 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:55 pm

Congratulations! I also got the offer from Northwestern. Can't believe it is true!

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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by laplacian » Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:26 pm

Congrats to all!

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Post by 6ix9ine » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:36 pm

If any of you guys got accepted to Purdue or UIC and are interested in learning more about the place before making a decision, feel free to DM me

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Post by asterac » Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:07 pm

For anyone else in this position, just figured I'd mention I haven't heard anything at all from Duke or Northwestern yet.

My suspicion is that it's one of two things:
  • it's like people were saying, that there are some rejections that just haven't been sent yet
  • they do multiple rounds of evaluations like someone mentioned OSU does, though they may not even need to touch the second round
If it's the latter, I was sorta daydreaming earlier about the possibility that the first round is made of applications that are good by the numbers and that the next pile is those where maybe the bullet points like publications, GRE scores, etc., aren't amazing but aren't disqualifying, so some might get in on intangibles. (Read: I would imagine I'd fit in that pile.) That's how I might do things if I were a DGS, since there would be less competition for that second group of candidates. I guess I've heard things about committees making "Definitely," "Maybe," and "Definitely not," piles but not specifically in the context of different rounds of decisions.

Idk, it's crazy time. GLHF everyone. Drink some nice tea.

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Post by PhilippMainlander » Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:18 pm

asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:07 pm
For anyone else in this position, just figured I'd mention I haven't heard anything at all from Duke or Northwestern yet.

My suspicion is that it's one of two things:
  • it's like people were saying, that there are some rejections that just haven't been sent yet
  • they do multiple rounds of evaluations like someone mentioned OSU does, though they may not even need to touch the second round
If it's the latter, I was sorta daydreaming earlier about the possibility that the first round is made of applications that are good by the numbers and that the next pile is those where maybe the bullet points like publications, GRE scores, etc., aren't amazing but aren't disqualifying, so some might get in on intangibles. (Read: I would imagine I'd fit in that pile.) That's how I might do things if I were a DGS, since there would be less competition for that second group of candidates. I guess I've heard things about committees making "Definitely," "Maybe," and "Definitely not," piles but not specifically in the context of different rounds of decisions.

Idk, it's crazy time. GLHF everyone. Drink some nice tea.
What do you mean by "intangibles"?

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Post by AugmentedSeventh » Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:19 pm

asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:07 pm
For anyone else in this position, just figured I'd mention I haven't heard anything at all from Duke or Northwestern yet.

My suspicion is that it's one of two things:
  • it's like people were saying, that there are some rejections that just haven't been sent yet
  • they do multiple rounds of evaluations like someone mentioned OSU does, though they may not even need to touch the second round
If it's the latter, I was sorta daydreaming earlier about the possibility that the first round is made of applications that are good by the numbers and that the next pile is those where maybe the bullet points like publications, GRE scores, etc., aren't amazing but aren't disqualifying, so some might get in on intangibles. (Read: I would imagine I'd fit in that pile.) That's how I might do things if I were a DGS, since there would be less competition for that second group of candidates. I guess I've heard things about committees making "Definitely," "Maybe," and "Definitely not," piles but not specifically in the context of different rounds of decisions.

Idk, it's crazy time. GLHF everyone. Drink some nice tea.
I haven't seen any posts of Duke acceptances yet, so its possible that they have only sent out rejections so far.

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Post by ponchan » Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:50 pm

asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:07 pm
For anyone else in this position, just figured I'd mention I haven't heard anything at all from Duke or Northwestern yet.

My suspicion is that it's one of two things:
  • it's like people were saying, that there are some rejections that just haven't been sent yet
  • they do multiple rounds of evaluations like someone mentioned OSU does, though they may not even need to touch the second round
If it's the latter, I was sorta daydreaming earlier about the possibility that the first round is made of applications that are good by the numbers and that the next pile is those where maybe the bullet points like publications, GRE scores, etc., aren't amazing but aren't disqualifying, so some might get in on intangibles. (Read: I would imagine I'd fit in that pile.) That's how I might do things if I were a DGS, since there would be less competition for that second group of candidates. I guess I've heard things about committees making "Definitely," "Maybe," and "Definitely not," piles but not specifically in the context of different rounds of decisions.

Idk, it's crazy time. GLHF everyone. Drink some nice tea.
What is an intangible reason someone would be admitted to a program? Their opinion of themself despite their scores and lack of research? Their astrology sign? It would seem unfair for someone to be admitted to a program for anything other than tangible reasons.

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Post by PhilippMainlander » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:10 pm

ponchan wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:50 pm
asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:07 pm
For anyone else in this position, just figured I'd mention I haven't heard anything at all from Duke or Northwestern yet.

My suspicion is that it's one of two things:
  • it's like people were saying, that there are some rejections that just haven't been sent yet
  • they do multiple rounds of evaluations like someone mentioned OSU does, though they may not even need to touch the second round
If it's the latter, I was sorta daydreaming earlier about the possibility that the first round is made of applications that are good by the numbers and that the next pile is those where maybe the bullet points like publications, GRE scores, etc., aren't amazing but aren't disqualifying, so some might get in on intangibles. (Read: I would imagine I'd fit in that pile.) That's how I might do things if I were a DGS, since there would be less competition for that second group of candidates. I guess I've heard things about committees making "Definitely," "Maybe," and "Definitely not," piles but not specifically in the context of different rounds of decisions.

Idk, it's crazy time. GLHF everyone. Drink some nice tea.
What is an intangible reason someone would be admitted to a program? Their opinion of themself despite their scores and lack of research? Their astrology sign? It would seem unfair for someone to be admitted to a program for anything other than tangible reasons.

If I would have to guess. I would say a mix of letters and personal statement.

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Post by asterac » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:26 pm

Just got my first response back! An acceptance from Davis! :D :D :D

PS, ponchan... my horoscope predicted this with 100% probability so idk what to tell u :|

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Post by Junaid456 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:28 am

asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:26 pm
Just got my first response back! An acceptance from Davis! :D :D :D

PS, ponchan... my horoscope predicted this with 100% probability so idk what to tell u :|
Pure or applied (GGAM)?

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Post by asterac » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:42 am

Junaid456 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:28 am
asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:26 pm
Just got my first response back! An acceptance from Davis! :D :D :D
Pure or applied (GGAM)?
Pure

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Post by AugmentedSeventh » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:10 am

asterac wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:26 pm
Just got my first response back! An acceptance from Davis! :D :D :D

PS, ponchan... my horoscope predicted this with 100% probability so idk what to tell u :|
Congrats!

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Post by mani_fold » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:21 pm

Is it just me or does it seem like decisions are somewhat delayed? I would have expected more results by now, especially from state schools.

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Post by CoronalRain » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:28 pm

mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:21 pm
Is it just me or does it seem like decisions are somewhat delayed? I would have expected more results by now, especially from state schools.
I guess it depends which schools you applied to, but everything seems on track for me (with the exception of Yale, which usually releases results by Jan 20-ish). I fully expect these next two weeks to be chaotic, though. Tons of schools usually send out acceptances in the early weeks of February.

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Post by Oops-ilon » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:41 pm

@mani_fold, I feel the same way. Looking at the dates of decisions from the past few years, I expected to have heard from some schools (for good or bad) by now. It does feel like this year's cycle is behind.

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Post by mani_fold » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:57 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:28 pm
I guess it depends which schools you applied to, but everything seems on track for me (with the exception of Yale, which usually releases results by Jan 20-ish). I fully expect these next two weeks to be chaotic, though. Tons of schools usually send out acceptances in the early weeks of February.
Oops-ilon wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:41 pm
@mani_fold, I feel the same way. Looking at the dates of decisions from the past few years, I expected to have heard from some schools (for good or bad) by now. It does feel like this year's cycle is behind.
To some extent I’m probably projecting my anxiety about the delay from Yale and UCSD onto other programs. But looking at gradcafe, the only real movement this week has been UChicago and Duke clearing the pile with rejections (condolences by the way to everyone reading this who got rejected— keep your head up!!), and a handful of applied programs coming through. It’s true that the real crunch time is the next two weeks, but *this* quiet the last week of January? I’d say that’s unusual.

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Post by PhilippMainlander » Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:18 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:28 pm
mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:21 pm
Is it just me or does it seem like decisions are somewhat delayed? I would have expected more results by now, especially from state schools.
I fully expect these next two weeks to be chaotic, though. Tons of schools usually send out acceptances in the early weeks of February.
I'M READY. I'M READY. I'M READY. I'M READY.


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Post by wujinya1 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:36 pm

PhilippMainlander wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:18 pm
CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:28 pm
mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:21 pm
Is it just me or does it seem like decisions are somewhat delayed? I would have expected more results by now, especially from state schools.
I fully expect these next two weeks to be chaotic, though. Tons of schools usually send out acceptances in the early weeks of February.
I'M READY. I'M READY. I'M READY. I'M READY.


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I suppose UCLA is going to release more results tomorrow...
Going to get my first rejection letter I suppose!

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Post by CoronalRain » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:23 pm

mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:57 pm
To some extent I’m probably projecting my anxiety about the delay from Yale and UCSD onto other programs. But looking at gradcafe, the only real movement this week has been UChicago and Duke clearing the pile with rejections (condolences by the way to everyone reading this who got rejected— keep your head up!!), and a handful of applied programs coming through. It’s true that the real crunch time is the next two weeks, but *this* quiet the last week of January? I’d say that’s unusual.
Yale's silence is confusing, but I wouldn't worry too much about UCSD. Last year they released acceptances around Jan 30, but the year before it took them until mid-late February. They're a bigger program, so maybe their admissions cycle is more variable.

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Post by SKS2s17fa » Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm

Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)

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Post by lucasmiranda » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:17 pm

SKS2s17fa wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)
Stony Brook usually releases its results in mid-February (at least based on gradcafe posts...). I think we should expect to hear from some schools tomorrow (or even today, the day's not over yet) but the majority of the results should be released in the next two weeks. I know it's hard (I'm in the same situation) but we should be patient.

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SKS2s17fa wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)
To add, I know UT Austin is still early in their admissions process. I don't think UW releases decisions (for pure math) until later, in March. I expect to hear back from most institutions in/around mid-February.

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Post by chrisps1992 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:27 pm

Has anyone heard for U of Oregon? They historically release some offers Jan. 29/30.

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Post by mani_fold » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:27 pm

SKS2s17fa wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)
I do know that OSU (12/31) and Texas A&M (1/24) have done their first round of offers. The others are still up in the air as far as I know.

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Post by mani_fold » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm

Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:25 pm
To add, I know UT Austin is still early in their admissions process. I don't think UW releases decisions (for pure math) until later, in March. I expect to hear back from most institutions in/around mid-February.
What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!

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Post by Junaid456 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:37 pm

Has anyone heard back from Maryland (AMSC), UC Davis (GGAM), U of Arizona (GIDP), Cornell. all applied math? And what about Georgia Tech and UCSD?

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Post by AugmentedSeventh » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:37 pm

mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm
Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:25 pm
To add, I know UT Austin is still early in their admissions process. I don't think UW releases decisions (for pure math) until later, in March. I expect to hear back from most institutions in/around mid-February.
What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!
From the UT Austin website:
February – mid-March – Graduate Adviser sends offers to candidates. If you do not receive an offer during this time, it does not mean you application is not going to be considered. We maintain a waitlist and we continue to make offers until the April 15 deadline. In general, the majority of our offers are extended during the time period of mid-February through mid-March.

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Post by mani_fold » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:45 pm

I can add re: delayed offers that UCSD had a personnel change at the top of their adcom, so it’s anyone’s guess when they’ll issue offers.

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Post by Integreat » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:53 pm

mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm
Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:25 pm
To add, I know UT Austin is still early in their admissions process. I don't think UW releases decisions (for pure math) until later, in March. I expect to hear back from most institutions in/around mid-February.
What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!
My advisor has been in contact with someone on the admissions committee there. All I know is that individual "says things are pretty early there" and that they have reviewed "all files which indicated analysis as their main field of interest". From what I gather, strong candidates may hear back as soon as early Feb.

Independently, I haven't been keeping up with Berkeley but I think they had some kind of power outage, which may have delayed the process a bit. At least, that's coming from people who applied for Chem Ph.Ds, so take that with a grain of salt!

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Post by PhilippMainlander » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:17 pm

Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:53 pm
mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm
Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:25 pm
To add, I know UT Austin is still early in their admissions process. I don't think UW releases decisions (for pure math) until later, in March. I expect to hear back from most institutions in/around mid-February.
What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!
My advisor has been in contact with someone on the admissions committee there. All I know is that individual "says things are pretty early there" and that they have reviewed "all files which indicated analysis as their main field of interest". From what I gather, strong candidates may hear back as soon as early Feb.

Independently, I haven't been keeping up with Berkeley but I think they had some kind of power outage, which may have delayed the process a bit. At least, that's coming from people who applied for Chem Ph.Ds, so take that with a grain of salt!
I didn't know US schools did that. Do they really sort by indicated interest? For example, if I indicated my interest was in Discrete Mathematics then my admission time will be completely different from another applicant.

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Post by Integreat » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:21 pm

PhilippMainlander wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:17 pm
Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:53 pm
mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm


What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!
My advisor has been in contact with someone on the admissions committee there. All I know is that individual "says things are pretty early there" and that they have reviewed "all files which indicated analysis as their main field of interest". From what I gather, strong candidates may hear back as soon as early Feb.

Independently, I haven't been keeping up with Berkeley but I think they had some kind of power outage, which may have delayed the process a bit. At least, that's coming from people who applied for Chem Ph.Ds, so take that with a grain of salt!
I didn't know US schools did that. Do they really sort by indicated interest? For example, if I indicated my interest was in Discrete Mathematics then my admission time will be completely different from another applicant.
I imagine the decision dates are still the same. It's just that they had an analyst read over all the analysis apps to get feedback.

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Post by SKS2s17fa » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:19 pm

lucasmiranda wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:17 pm
SKS2s17fa wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)
Stony Brook usually releases its results in mid-February (at least based on gradcafe posts...). I think we should expect to hear from some schools tomorrow (or even today, the day's not over yet) but the majority of the results should be released in the next two weeks. I know it's hard (I'm in the same situation) but we should be patient.
I am an master student in one of the schools I listed and I hope to get an offer there. However my school don’t have many masters and the only one I know was much better than me but got no offer. (Maybe because he did not take the written comprehensive exams, or some schools think he is overqualified?) That’s why I am so upset. Moreover, I know I have a very solid math background but it seems that my profile is not that competitive. While, as the deadlines all passed and my applications submitted, I can only wait until the I hear the last news.

Also good luck to you.

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Post by SKS2s17fa » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:26 pm

mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:27 pm
SKS2s17fa wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Till now I only have a rejection from UIUC, but no other news from all other institutions. Anyone in similar situation? What happened to those schools? (I,e, Madison, OSU, Rice, Texas Austin/ A&M, UW,UMD, PSU, Stony Brook)
I do know that OSU (12/31) and Texas A&M (1/24) have done their first round of offers. The others are still up in the air as far as I know.
I also see some people post their results of these two schools. By the way what means “rounds”?

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Post by Otter320 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:00 pm

PhilippMainlander wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:17 pm
Integreat wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:53 pm
mani_fold wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:29 pm


What all have you heard from UT?? Spill the beans!
My advisor has been in contact with someone on the admissions committee there. All I know is that individual "says things are pretty early there" and that they have reviewed "all files which indicated analysis as their main field of interest". From what I gather, strong candidates may hear back as soon as early Feb.

Independently, I haven't been keeping up with Berkeley but I think they had some kind of power outage, which may have delayed the process a bit. At least, that's coming from people who applied for Chem Ph.Ds, so take that with a grain of salt!
I didn't know US schools did that. Do they really sort by indicated interest? For example, if I indicated my interest was in Discrete Mathematics then my admission time will be completely different from another applicant.
As long as I know, my university (an institution in the United States) does sort applicants by their indicated interests. Under the admission committee, there are groups of faculties in different fields of math, like a group in analysis, a group in algebra, etc. For example, for the applicants whose interest is geometry, their applications will be sent to a group of faculties in the field of geometry to review. Then the group in geometry will send their top choices to the admission committee for a final review. If the admission committee think these applications are not bad, final decisions are made (Usually committee wouldn't reject applicants selected by groups).

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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by CoronalRain » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:40 pm

AugmentedSeventh wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:19 pm
I haven't seen any posts of Duke acceptances yet, so its possible that they have only sent out rejections so far.
Looks like Duke acceptances went out today. Someone got in with a 42% mGRE, so I'm pretty salty right now.

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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by PhilippMainlander » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:45 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:40 pm
AugmentedSeventh wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:19 pm
I haven't seen any posts of Duke acceptances yet, so its possible that they have only sent out rejections so far.
Looks like Duke acceptances went out today. Someone got in with a 42% mGRE, so I'm pretty salty right now.
Shows how people take the MGRE too seriously here.

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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by AugmentedSeventh » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:58 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:40 pm
AugmentedSeventh wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:19 pm
I haven't seen any posts of Duke acceptances yet, so its possible that they have only sent out rejections so far.
Looks like Duke acceptances went out today. Someone got in with a 42% mGRE, so I'm pretty salty right now.
There are a lot of other important components to an application other than the mGRE. I'm sure everyone who got into Duke is uniquely qualified in their own way. Unfortunately, unless you have an absolutely stellar application, admission into any top ranked program has somewhat of a "luck" component, since there are many more qualified applicants than positions available. Try not to let it bother you too much :D
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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by CoronalRain » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:58 pm

PhilippMainlander wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:45 pm
Shows how people take the MGRE too seriously here.
Yeah, you're probably right, and I'm sure there were a lot more important factors taken into account. I'm just openly wallowing in my own misery so my soul doesn't get compressed into a black hole.

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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by PhilippMainlander » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:07 pm

CoronalRain wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:58 pm
PhilippMainlander wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:45 pm
Shows how people take the MGRE too seriously here.
Yeah, you're probably right, and I'm sure there were a lot more important factors taken into account. I'm just openly wallowing in my own misery so my soul doesn't get compressed into a black hole.
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Re: Fall 2020 Sweat Thread

Post by CoronalRain » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:18 pm

You guys are awesome. Thanks for the words of encouragement.



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