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Mugi Mila

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About Mugi Mila

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  • Birthday 01/09/1992

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    New York
  • Interests
    Forensic Anthropology, Human Rights Investigation, Bone Fractures, Pathological Bone Trauma, Forensic Pathology, Foreign Languages, Death Investigations, Anatomy, Forensic Science
  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    Forensic/Biological Anthropology

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  1. I've seen two rejections for the forensic anthropology program at Mercyhurst. Did anyone get accepted? I'm sure as hell know I've been rejected. But I haven't received any postal letter, email, or call from them. I kinda need an answer just so I can move on and plan for my second round. 😓
  2. I'm in the same boat as you. Waiting for my last rejection, but so far I heard nothing. I know I'm rejected. I checked the grad results and so far one person was rejected. So I'm guessing I'm waiting for my letter of rejection. Oh well, I'm readying myself for next year!
  3. Congrats!!!! That sounds fantastic and totally great!!!!! Pat yourself on the back!!!!!!
  4. I understand your dilemma. I got accepted into a master program, however upon emailing the program director, he basically stated I did not receive any funding at all. I emailed him again and asked if there are other funds that can assist me, and he said once I arrive there, there are other options. But he did not go into details. >_< Like how much how I get? What kind of funds? Will the majority be loans? Too, many questions and very vague answers. I have one last school to hear from, but odds are I am rejection (its my dream school). I was already rejected from my second choice school, so I gave up the idea of receiving any positive news from my dream school. So, I am tempted to not take the offer from the school that accepted me. If I have no funding, how am I going to finance my education? I filled the FAFSA application, but it seems that was not even worth my time since I have to pay full.
  5. I'm in the same situation. I was accepted into a master program but was told I didn't qualify for funding, probably the scholarship I applied alongside the application. But not qualifying for funding does it mean I'm not going to get any financial assistance? Does that mean I have to pay full? I applied for FAFSA, so I'm not sure what to think now... Also, to answer your question, some applications have separate grad assistant applications that you can fill out and submit to the schools. You can call the department and ask. I'll probably have to do the same thing.
  6. I'm facing a similar dilemma. I applied to 3 schools for their respective masters program. Only three because of budget reasons, couldn't apply to more. Was accepted into my third choice. My second choice rejected me today. And the other, my dream school hasn't given a response, but let's face it, if my second choice rejected me, then my dream school will probably do the same. What's the point in waiting? However, my third choice that accepted me, required me to call in regards to funding inquiries. Apparently, I did not qualify for funding, therefore it leaves me in a tight spot. I don't know whether to ask if I can receive financial assistance since I was already told I didn't qualify for funding. So I don't know what to do. 😰 Any thoughts?
  7. Has anyone heard from Boston University or Mercyhurst University for the Forensic Anthropology Master program?
  8. So I got accepted into SUNY Binghamton, into their Anthropology Master program. I really did not expect this. But I am happy. Currently waiting for my other schools to respond. I have to call my program's graduate director in order to inquire about funding.
  9. So I checked and some people were already accepted into Binghamton and Boston University. But it is for the PhD program. Is there a difference in waiting to hear for the school's respective master program? I'm curious to know. Oh and I forgot to say this! Congrats to everyone who was accepted!!!! Give yourselves a pat on the back!!!! 😊
  10. I'm with you. I'm a nervous wreck. Feeling very nervous and anxious about the results! I feel so little right now. Thinking about the other applicants whose applications are probably loads better than mine... and that is not a good thing to do. The only light out of this tunnel is that my little brother got accepted to 3 colleges as of now for his undergrad. At least one of us is going somewhere.
  11. So I went to visit Mercyhurst University last, last Friday. Everything that I thought may happen, happened. My phone fell into the sink, my brother lost my debit card, and I arrived late for the campus visit... It was scheduled for 10am and I arrived at 11:55am! All these bad things happened and I thought of them as bad omens, indicating bad stuff to come my way. I wanted to cancel out of embarrassment, but my father continued on and we arrived, late. So I mustered my courage and headed to the admissions office. Overall, my admissions visit was extremely cool! I spoke with Dr. Dennis Dirkmaat and he turned out to be not what I expected. And I mean that in a good way. He was really cool, talked casually, like very, to me. It left me surprised, I didn't know how to respond. I was ready for him to ask questions upon questions, but we talked. Then I met a couple of students and they were truly amazing. They all made me feel comfortable and less nervous. I toured around and got to see their labs and stuff. I really enjoyed it. It truly was a learning experience being there.
  12. Congrats! I applied there. Haven't heard anything, so I'm not sure. But you did it. You can relax a little now!!!
  13. Congrats!!! You can shed some of the anxiety now! 😊 Good luck with the funding!!!!
  14. I agree! I support international students and would like to wish you all the best of luck! I welcome you all, as it promotes diversity and encourages collaborations that births brand new ideas and projects! We learn from one another and this shouldn't be stopped by any laws! I have friends from other countries and it angers me that they may not be able to enter the states to further their education. To prevent them or another other individual from achieving their dream is wrong. So best of luck and we will continue to fight for your rights to come and obtain the education you desire!! 😄
  15. It is okay to be nervous. I, myself am applying to MA programs, rather than PhD programs. My advisor suggested I apply to PhD programs, but I did not consider myself a competitive candidate and decided to apply to better myself in a MA program instead. And also because a friend of mine applied last year to PhD programs and was rejected from all, despite being amazing, much better than me. So now we are applying to the same schools and awaiting results. And for me, this waiting is fraying my nerves but I am doing some reading, binge watching, and working in order to stop from glancing my phone. Also I am visiting one of the schools I applied to, so I can meet faculty and see the campus. As such, I am researching professors and writing questions to ask on that day. I hope that by meeting me, they will see who I am and remember me while making decisions. But that itself is a stretch. And it probably won't work to my favor. At least I tried. But I wish you luck. There is always a surprise around every corner.