fritolay

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About fritolay

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  • Location
    NY
  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    School/Clinical Psychology

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  1. Fall 2017 Acceptance Thread

    @dancedementia No problem! From what I understand they do not typically offer much financial aid and the tuition is definitely high. I was actually offered a 20k/year scholarship later on which was extremely generous and is probably very rare (and was a HUGE surprise). I'm not sure how that decision to give me that offer was made, but it is definitely a possibility.
  2. I went to Rutgers for undergrad. Busch campus is very safe. I would also suggest looking into Highland Park for apartments/houses. College Ave/downtown New Brunswick is really not that bad as long as you have some street smarts i.e. not walking alone late, avoiding dark desolate areas, stay alert.
  3. Hey there! I am also a Rutgers alum who just completed this application cycle after taking a year off to gain more experience. Your credentials look pretty great! My only suggestions would be to make sure GRE scores are competitive, work hard on your SOP, obtain EXCELLENT recommendation letters, and try to get authorship on a publication. For the most part, I got into almost all Psyd programs that I applied to and 1 PhD. To be honest, I'm surprised I even got in this round. With your credentials so far, I think that you would find some more success applying to funded phd programs. High quality research experience is definitely key
  4. Declining Offer Thread

    I am planning on declining Rutgers School PsyD (seriously tough because I loved this program and it's where I did undergrad </3). Just waiting on my official letter from where I plan on accepting (just in case, ya never know) before letting Rutgers know about my decision. If you are on a waitlist for rutgers school psyd, hopefully you will hear somethibg next week!
  5. Fall 2017 Acceptance Thread

    @8BitJourney Thank you so much!!
  6. Fall 2017 Waitlist Thread

    off the waitlist and accepted to UCSB! School emphasis in the combined program! Super excited, but now I need to make a decision between 2 amazing programs @AuntieGrandma sorry to hear about that but congratulations on other acceptances! i honestly just got lucky that a spot opened
  7. Fall 2017 Acceptance Thread

    off the waitlist and accepted to UCSB! School emphasis in the combined program! Super excited, but now I need to make a decision between 2 amazing programs
  8. Ferkauf School-Clinical Psy.D Status

    Hey there! I noticed that you've created quite a few threads asking the same question. Would you mind deleting repeat threads and just bumping (replying to your own thread so it appears at the top of the thread list) in order to reduce clutter? To answer your question, i've received and acceptance but declined the offer last week. Hope that helps!
  9. Fall 2017 Waitlist Thread

    @AuntieGrandma How did you receive the update? POI's or admin? I haven't heard anything yet
  10. Fall 2017 Clinical Psychology Applicants

    @Round2letsgo yes!! i am absolutely feeling guilt as well. part of me is worried that everyone in the program i'm holding will hate me for not giving a final decision sooner (although i know/hope that isn't the case)
  11. School Psychology Fall 2017

    @lockman86 i have no idea i haven't heard back from TC at all in regards to interview invites or rejections... seems a bit odd that there is zero communication. For a second i forgot i even applied!
  12. School Psychology Fall 2017

    Is this for the PhD program?
  13. Fall 2017 Waitlist Thread

    Hi everyone! I declined offers at the following: Chestnut Hill College - Clinical PsyD U La Verne - Clinical PsyD Pace University - School-Clinical Child PsyD Yeshiva University (Ferkauf) - School-Clinical Child PsyD Hopefully this helps someone out!
  14. Declining Offer Thread

    Hi everyone! I declined offers at the following: Chestnut Hill College - Clinical PsyD U La Verne - Clinical PsyD Pace University - School-Clinical Child PsyD Yeshiva University (Ferkauf) - School-Clinical Child PsyD Hopefully this helps someone on a waitlist! I will also be posting this in the waitlist thread.
  15. Ferkauf School-Clinical Psy.D

    Same as above ^^ but i will be declining