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  1. Just committed to Berkeley yesterday! Very excited and I can't wait to move out there!
  2. Haha, I suppose we will! I remember when I got the recruitment weekend email from UGA there was no mention of an interview so I kept wondering if I was completely in or not - I guess we have our answer! Looking forward to this weekend, any pressure's definitely off.
  3. I received an acceptance letter in the mail from the Graduate School at UGA about a week or so ago.
  4. @Cryptochrometime I heard back earlier today - wishing you the best!
  5. Hey all, very late to the show here but I just wanted to add my stats should future applicants search for information about the programs I've interviewed with/been accepted at Undergrad Institution: IvyMajor(s): MicrobiologyMinor(s): -GPA in Major: ~3.9Overall GPA: ~3.9Position in Class: Close to top - Dean's List every semesterType of Student: DomesticGRE Scores (revised/old version):Q: 170V: 164W: 6.0B: - Research Experience: Three years of research in a plant pathology lab, including one summer as an REU student; one manuscript in progress, will probably have enough data for a first author by the end of undergrad One summer as a DAAD-RISE intern in an applied molecular biology lab To be honest I didn't consider my research experience to be terribly strong (especially relative to a lot of other applicants I've met) so I'm a little surprised at how well things have been going Awards/Honors/Recognition: Dean's List (multiple semesters), Pädadgogischer Austauschdienst Study Trip PrizePertinent Activities or Jobs: Extremely involved in a national STEM competition for middle and high school students as a tournament organizer Involved in other science education/outreach efforts on campus General microbiology lab TA Started an undergraduate microbiology organization Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help: I think I hit everything?Special Bonus Points: Got a recommendation letter from a PI who is quite well-known in environmental microbiologyAny Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: -Applying to Where: Results are up to date as of 1.31.17 UC Berkeley PMB (accepted) University of Georgia Microbiology (accepted) Stanford Earth System Science (interview, going in a few weeks) USC Marine Environmental Biology (interview, going in a few weeks) UW-Madison MDTP (interview, going in a few weeks) MIT Microbiology (interview, turned down their offer) Michigan State Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (never heard back - might have forgotten to send in official transcripts)
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