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Byrek

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    Europe
  • Application Season
    Spring 2020
  • Program
    MPA/MPP

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  1. So I got an email at the beginning of March saying my application “couldn’t be recommended for admission” but then ultimately I was waitlisted. Confused how that works, I was denied but they changed their mind? I might ride the waitlist to see what happens in the next month or so just to keep options open, but that’s really weird to me.
  2. Thanks for that. I’m in at the 2 year bologna program and fletcher. Honestly I will probably be fine regardless of which I go to, but it’s still hard to come up with reasons. I can’t decide if the Econ focus is a plus or a non factor. As a person it would round me out, as a professional I’m not sure. With my aid package at fletcher they come out to roughly the same costs tuition wise, however, being American I could work while attending fletcher whereas in Italy I am not sure that is the case. I am also unsure of the internship opportunities provided by the europe campus. not really sure what to make of the impact of the virus on this as well. Virtual classes would defeat the point of either of these schools, but especially bologna.
  3. Curious to hear your thoughts on SAIS europe VS. fletcher. Same boat tho I have no funding at sais Europe
  4. How’s everyone feeling about Fletcher as a whole?
  5. In! With some money, enough to make the decision harder for sure. This was my sweetheart school and school I was most excited for, but it’s not a cheap one.
  6. Welp is today the day? I’m gunna be glued to my email all day 🥶
  7. Oh no sorry I realize that was vague, that’s just based off coursework as I took Econ and Stats in UG. I was advised in my interview to study on my own to prep/refresh for non intro courses but they didn’t mentioned anything about the exam itself.
  8. I also called admissions before applying and they said you could change things after acceptance. Later I was told in my interview that this was possible and it didn’t sound like a huge deal, so if you’re considering it doesn’t hurt to ask
  9. Yeah SIS gave me a coverdell scholarship. SIS is cheap if you’re comparing dc schools, but about the same as the MAIA program I was accepted to. Hopefully this give me some leverage.
  10. https://sais.jhu.edu/admissions/pre-term/tuition-sais-europe-pre-term looks like it’s here. I’m most likely going to preterm (I passed the Econ requirements, I would go to help get settled/ learn Italian )
  11. I actually used to live down the street from their dc building! It’s a good location but I think the move to the newseum will be even bigger, you’ll be having lunch at pret a manger with all sorts of interesting people
  12. Oh man this is a heck of a week for me. Getting all my results in the span of 10 days
  13. In! To the MAIA. No email yet I just started refreshing when I say that was a thing. In my interview they did say they try to release funding in different emails the same day as acceptances, so stay tuned. Incredibly happy. This is up there for my choices for sure.
  14. Well this is optimistic for today then Good luck everyone!
  15. I’m also Bologna applicant! Were you all planning on going to the open house day?
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