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Scarlet A+

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About Scarlet A+

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    Caffeinated
  • Birthday 03/09/1994

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Florida
  • Interests
    American Literature, Gender & Sexuality
  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    MA English Literature

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  1. I am considering it pretty heavily! I'm actually visiting the campus this weekend. I'm hoping to pick the brains of the current students about housing, and tips for finding a place to live from another state. Have you visited yet?
  2. @natalielouiseIf you ask her, she will tell you what number you are on the waitlist.
  3. Rejected from my #1 (Syracuse) Waitlisted at Ole Miss (#5 on a 12 person list) Waitlisted at Purdue (In the top 4 on the list) Waitlisted for Villanova funding (#13 on a 24 person list) Feeling like a runner-up.
  4. What do they base the rankings off of? Research, of course, but what else? Is there any way to find out what a ranking or percentage of their MA students that go on to get into top 20 PhD programs, or what percentage of their PhD graduates go on to gain tenure track positions?
  5. I did, but I haven't received the funding info yet.
  6. I contacted Ole Miss to get a rough estimation of when to expect an answer, and they told me that I am #5 in a 12 person wait list. I could not be more excited. I know it's risky to my emotions, but with all of the people I see waiting to reject their many offers until closer to the deadline, I'm taking this as an acceptance. Eeee! ... In other news, was anyone accepted for their English MA program that doesn't plan to attend?
  7. I contacted Ole Miss to get a rough estimation of when to expect an answer, and they told me that I am #5 in a 12 person wait list. I could not be more excited. I know it's risky for my emotional well-being, but with all of the people I see waiting to reject their many offers until closer to the deadline, I'm taking this as an acceptance. Eeee! ... In related news, was anyone accepted to their English MA program that doesn't plan to attend?
  8. My reach school rejected me today. I'm trying to tell myself not to be upset, that it was always a long-shot, but it hurts. I'm visiting UA this weekend, a school that has been wonderful to me from the start, and I'm waiting to hear back from Villanova about funding and Ole Miss about acceptance/rejection. The world goes on. Maybe one day I'll see you for a PhD, Syracuse.
  9. It seems like everyone has received all of their responses, whether positive or negative, and have moved on to the final school decisions/planning for a gap year. I was feeling okay when no one had posted any results on here about the MA programs that I'm still waiting to hear from (Syracuse, Ole Miss, Purdue), but now that someone has posted about getting accepted into SU's MA program, my heart is broken. I want to contact them, just to get an answer, but I don't know if that's a good idea. Can it hurt anything this late in the game? If I contact them, what should I say? Extra info: I got into Alabama U, with a great fully funded offer, and Villanova accepted me, but still hasn't contacted me about funding (another joy to obsess over). Do I mention this in the email, if I send one? Is it abnormal to wait this long to send answers? Should I just assume I'm rejected? Not even wait-listed T_T
  10. So it's my birthday, and I woke up to an email from Purdue.. "Happy Birthday from the Purdue Graduate School, Apply Now" with contact info. I know it was sent because I signed up for info way back in the beginning, but it was just so harsh, man. No one has posted results from the MA programs that I am waiting on, negative or positive, but the hope is killing me and harshing my birthday vibe.
  11. I only applied to five schools, and only for MA, but three of them haven't sent me any response, and it's driving me crazy. I got into two programs, and I am eternally grateful. but Villanova said they'd contact me about funding in March (ambiguous much?), and the not knowing is killing me. Seriously, Syracuse University, Ole Miss, and Purdue, where you at?
  12. - Go to your Account Settings (upper left-hand corner / shows up when you click the arrow near your name) - Go to Signature (5th tab on the left) Whatever you set it as will show up on everything you post. There are font and color options, as well as an upload file option for pictures. Hope that helps!
  13. I posted it in another thread, but I have to post it on this one to make it feel official. Second grad school acceptance: Villanova University!! I don't get info on funding until March, and funding makes the world go around, but I am so proud of myself for getting this far. I have options, and there are still 3 grad schools to go. Be still my heart.
  14. I just got my acceptance email! Brb dying.
  15. Hey y'all, So I'm trying not to obsess over the fact that two people already received acceptances to Villanova's MA program, even though the application deadline isn’t even until March 1st. I applied for the Graduate Assistantship – CASA when I applied for the English program, because the deadline for the GA -CASA is March 6th. I just have a couple of questions. 1) Why put the application deadline so late and, apparently, accept people before that? What does that mean? 2) Why make the funding opportunities have applications the same time as the program applications? Wouldn’t that just mean more work, i.e. examining funding applications for students that don’t even end up accepted to the school? 3) The major reason for my breaking down and asking these questions on GC: I just received an email from Villanova stating that all of my materials were sent in correctly for the CASA application, and that “We will be contacting you soon for an interview.” WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHAT DOES IT MEAN?