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On 1/23/2020 at 5:18 PM, 6370013010006936780 said:

I'm just assuming! My account is pretty new and every 3 days or so after the deadline there's a couple views averaging 50% ... I can't really see who it was or what video specifically but I think it would be safe so say it's them! I'm just confused over the fact that they seem to not be watching the whole thing lmao

His After you mentioned that I kept checking my vimeo every day lmao. But luckily you received the interview as well! Happy for u!!

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Ugggggggggh . go away. stop externalizing your own issues onto people who are just trying to use this forum to share information. we are not babies we do not need a dad. go away I am aware that H

For anyone who is still just waiting to hear back from schools, I just got an interview request from Tyler.  They sent out the first round of interview requests mid January, so there is hope. 

Honestly, I'm not one for dramatics. I'm of the opinion that most of the people in this forum, at least the 2020 one, are pragmatic people. Otherwise, financials wouldn't be such a popular topic of di

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Has anyone been in a situation in which a program offers admission with an attractive package (full tuition, assistantship stipend, additional funding, etc.) on the condition that the candidate commits to it within a short timeframe, like two weeks? I'm not in such a position, but I wanna hear about people's experience with it. How do you make decisions when it's still so early in the admissions process and you're waiting to hear from other schools?

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21 minutes ago, MIQI said:

Has anyone been in a situation in which a program offers admission with an attractive package (full tuition, assistantship stipend, additional funding, etc.) on the condition that the candidate commits to it within a short timeframe, like two weeks? I'm not in such a position, but I wanna hear about people's experience with it. How do you make decisions when it's still so early in the admissions process and you're waiting to hear from other schools?

All schools have to give you until April 15 to make a decision per a Council of Graduate Schools resolution. From my understanding of the resolution they have to give you until April 15 to make a decision. You can read it here: https://cgsnet.org/april-15-resolution

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Just now, M3R71N said:

All schools have to give you until April 15 to make a decision per a Council of Graduate Schools resolution. From my understanding of the resolution they have to give you until April 15 to make a decision. You can read it here: https://cgsnet.org/april-15-resolution

I'm aware of that agreement. It's just that one of my profs expects some schools to essentially pressure candidates into committing early. It hasn't happened to me yet, so I hope you're right and she's wrong.

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I haven't seen UW Madison mentioned here, and not sure if people know that 2020 will be the first year their art program is fully funded, making it the largest funded art program in the US. They're also ranked as the #1 printmaking program in the country I believe. I've toured the school and they have 2 large dedicated buildings for the arts and incredible facilities. I got an email notifying I was admitted today - good luck everyone! 

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On 1/30/2020 at 12:23 AM, aniben3 said:

hey, fiber artist here! I haven't seen anyone else in this thread who is, but I applied to VCU, Cranbrook, SAIC, Tyler, University of Oregon, and University of Iowa. I've got an interview with Cranbrook & SAIC, but haven't heard anything from the others. 

Hi wondering for cranbrook, if you have a phone interview or if they also extended a letter to you saying they were interested and that you should come for the Visit Day and "speak with" said faculty "individually"? (thats what I got) 

It's like I cant accept it unless they quite literally say "INTERVIEW"

 

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12 hours ago, pollypocket said:

Hi wondering for cranbrook, if you have a phone interview or if they also extended a letter to you saying they were interested and that you should come for the Visit Day and "speak with" said faculty "individually"? (thats what I got) 

It's like I cant accept it unless they quite literally say "INTERVIEW"

 

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They want you to visit in person and speak with faculty—that should be a very good sign. If the interviews were formal, they probably would have said interview. I would guess these are meant to be slightly more casual conversations. 

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I heard back from RISD & VCU: RISD asked to choose between skype/campus visit and VCU asked to choose a time slot for skype interview.

Is it weird to ask them about expected duration / format / what to show / etc for the skype interview? I just want to get a better idea what the interview is going to be like but don't want to sound like I'm interrogating them.

 

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42 minutes ago, krystalinkim said:

I heard back from RISD & VCU: RISD asked to choose between skype/campus visit and VCU asked to choose a time slot for skype interview.

Is it weird to ask them about expected duration / format / what to show / etc for the skype interview? I just want to get a better idea what the interview is going to be like but don't want to sound like I'm interrogating them.

 

What discipline are you applying to? My interview requests have been vague too. 

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On 2/1/2020 at 9:57 AM, pollypocket said:

Hi wondering for cranbrook, if you have a phone interview or if they also extended a letter to you saying they were interested and that you should come for the Visit Day and "speak with" said faculty "individually"? (thats what I got) 

It's like I cant accept it unless they quite literally say "INTERVIEW"

 

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I live abroad so I'm unable to visit, so first I got an email, and then I had a skype interview, so I'm afraid I can't help with that. However, it's a good sign that they want to talk to you, and that's what I was told during my interview. They don't talk to candidates they don't think would be a good fit for the program. 

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