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16 minutes ago, notsurename said:

Hi there,

I saw a few pages back someone mentioning that there was the potential to "put schools against each other" to try and get more funding. Does anyone have experience with this? Or in general asking a school to match funding from another school?

Its reasonable to ask schools to do so, especially if the financial support is big part of your decision making process. You won't be the first student or the last to ask them about it, and if they say they can't it isn't a big deal. 

My experience with this thus far has been they'll generally ask you to send them your other offer letters and they'll see what they can do. Usually it's only maybe another 3-4k, but I've seen some people post saying they have received significant additional funding. 

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I applied to the Munk School of Global Affairs. My application had been "under review" for ages, and about a week ago, I got an email saying I was waitlisted. Only today did my application status change to "decision made" - could it be that I was rejected already? I always tend to assume the worst, and even when applying, I was almost certain I wouldn't get in, but I wanted to try my best anyways so that I would have no regrets. I just want to know what the decision is, accepted or rejected. I cannot tolerate uncertainty, haha. 

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Hahahaha, for those of us on the Munk waitlist I'm pretty sure that the decision made switch is just playing catch up. 

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5 minutes ago, Investigate311 said:

Hahahaha, for those of us on the Munk waitlist I'm pretty sure that the decision made switch is just playing catch up. 

I think that may be the case? But then again who knows? But it does seem strange that so many people got on the "decision made" page so soon, and according to my friend her acorn still does not show the change. Hopefully though! Fingers crossed for everyone :) 

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13 minutes ago, Duplified said:

I think that may be the case? But then again who knows? But it does seem strange that so many people got on the "decision made" page so soon, and according to my friend her acorn still does not show the change. Hopefully though! Fingers crossed for everyone :) 

Yes I am also waitlisted for Munk, and just changed to decision made. I also have nothing showing on Acorn. I think this is just across the board for all waitlisted.

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It's annoying how you may not know until August, and if you are accepted late you have to rush to prepare to move. 

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Hello,

I am a little off with calculating IA program cost. Is it 21250 CAD$ the total cost + Accomodation + Food etc.

Can I complete this in one year ? Is program length actually 2 years or 1 YR + internships. Anyone knows exactly? Thanks.

 

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On 22/03/2017 at 2:41 PM, Irwi said:

Hi there, So, if I haven't heard back from NPSIA yet, does this meant I can expect to be waitlisted? I have already been waitlisted by Munk.

No, it could be that you are waitlisted or they will decline your application. As far as I know, no rejections have been sent out either. They might also send out another round of offers at the same time. 

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Finally admitted into GSPIA! Still haven't received an email but my status updated on my admission file.

Question for people who received an admission scholarship:

I've received one for $6000 per year, paid in installments of $2000 dollars each term (Fall, Winter, and Spring/Summer). Under the conditions of the scholarship it says I need to be registered full-time every term for the duration of the scholarship. Does this really mean I need to be registered full-time and paying fees over the summer or is it just worded strangely? Did anyone else have this issue? 

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