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    2018 Fall
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    Hebrew Bible/ANE

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  1. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    At this point, all interviews have occurred and acceptances have been extended. It might still take some time to hear back about rejections.
  2. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    Wonderful! Any other acceptances floating around in here?
  3. KA.DINGER.RA

    2019 MDiv MTS MA Applications

    I'm not sure about the other subfields, but I think only one Biblical Studies person has accepted the MTS offer so far. That means that a couple of other offers are still floating around out there. If those people don't accept, I'd guess that waitlist acceptances will go out shortly thereafter.
  4. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    At least for CJA, acceptances and waitlist notifications are out. No idea about rejections.
  5. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    It might be different for the different concentrations. I'd heard that the meeting for CJA folks had already heard, but I could be wrong. When I was accepted here, the email came the wednesday/thursday after interview weekend.
  6. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    Notre Dame's acceptances are going out tomorrow and I believe Emory's already have.
  7. KA.DINGER.RA

    MDIV to MTS

    Oh definitely. It's certainly worth applying. I would just imagine that in a lot of places they'll prefer an MA or MTS as well.
  8. KA.DINGER.RA

    MDIV to MTS

    To pile on to what everyone has already said, I don't really see moving straight from an M.Div to a PhD. An MA, MTS, or STM at a tier one school would likely get you there though.
  9. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    I presented at their student religious symposium and found their graduate students to be as (or more) capable than many of the students I've met at Ivy League schools. They understand that the name value for their program won't get them where they want to go, so they bust ass and work hard. Goff is apparently an amazing advisor and is an equally great scholar. If you don't want to do Hellenistic Judaism or DSS, I personally wouldn't go. I applied and was accepted, but they knew my focus is on much earlier stuff. They said it might be better to go elsewhere; I ended up working on a second M* degree and am happy with my current institution. I have nothing but positive things to say about the students and faculty in that program.
  10. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    To my knowledge, MTS can take a while. They frequently offer MTS spots to PhD interviewees that they want to keep in house.
  11. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    I would think that all of the invites have gone out at this point. I know people who have received invitations in all of the various subfields.
  12. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    Per the first question, no. I know a couple of internal and a couple of external candidates who have received invites. Honestly, I think a lot of it depends on which professor is sending the emails. Some people were getting emails at like midnight last year. No one should stress or anything if they haven't gotten a letter yet. It takes the course of a day to get most of the out. No one freak out yet!
  13. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    Apologies. "Letters." Emails are going out today for some. It occasionally happens over 2, SOMETIMES 3 days.
  14. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    FYI, Notre Dame letters are going out today and possibly some in the couple of days that follow. Some friends have gotten letters from CJA and HC. I have no idea about Liturgy, ST, MT, or WRWC.
  15. KA.DINGER.RA

    PhD Applications Fall 2019 Season

    That's very likely. It may just have been faculty from my area meeting today. Or others met and I didn't know about it.
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