Jump to content

2021 Neuroscience PhD Applicants and Admissions Results


neuroticneuro6

Recommended Posts

Just now, neurochurro99 said:

Was it on the application portal?

I got a web invite to their program information session (so I assume that's a good sign) but when I log into the application portal I don't see any update. 

I got that email too which led me to believe I was accepted. When I checked the application portal, it said "status update" with my acceptance letter attached! It looks like it was just updated, so I bet yours will be updated with an acceptance soon as well!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

3 hours ago, actionpotential said:

Rejected from one of two programs I interviewed for. Feeling really down and not very confident about my chances for the other now. I feel like I just got dumped, its so sad.

I’m sorry, I imagine that feels horrible. However, there’s still one to go! Sending you all the best vibes!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

11 hours ago, actionpotential said:

Rejected from one of two programs I interviewed for. Feeling really down and not very confident about my chances for the other now. I feel like I just got dumped, its so sad.

I know this feeling. I had one interview like that recently. I'm sorry, feels horrible, especially when you personally feel like it was such a great fit. Keep your head high and keep going! :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, anxiousinneuro said:

Now that the interview weekends are over, any thoughts on when we might hear from Pitt (CNUP)?

I heard back about a week after the first interview weekend so I'm assuming that they decide fairly quickly.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Is anyone else dying from anxiety post Columbia NBB interview? 

I know they still haven't sent out most offers since the second interview weekend is this week, but I can't help but drive myself crazy replaying everything I could have done better (since it was my first round of interviews). 

It's my top choice and I know I'll be heart broken if I don't get in. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

16 minutes ago, neurochurro99 said:

Is anyone else dying from anxiety post Columbia NBB interview? 

I know they still haven't sent out most offers since the second interview weekend is this week, but I can't help but drive myself crazy replaying everything I could have done better (since it was my first round of interviews). 

It's my top choice and I know I'll be heart broken if I don't get in. 

I completely understand how you are feeling! Just know that we are going to find out our decisions very soon (probably by next Friday the 19th)!!!

Edited by dopamine_machine
Link to comment
Share on other sites

14 minutes ago, Smoothbrain said:

Just got a call that I was accepted to University of Michigan PIBS! It was my favorite program so far so I'm super excited! 

Congratulations!! I just got a call and was accepted too! The program and the faculty members are amazing :D

Link to comment
Share on other sites

5 hours ago, dopamine_machine said:

I completely understand how you are feeling! Just know that we are going to find out our decisions very soon (probably by next Friday the 19th)!!!

I have my interview for NBB this week, it looks like each weekend had ~30 people. Does anyone know how many offers they will send out? It’s my dream program/school so I’m really hoping I receive an offer!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

13 hours ago, illfigureitoutlater said:

I have my interview for NBB this week, it looks like each weekend had ~30 people. Does anyone know how many offers they will send out? It’s my dream program/school so I’m really hoping I receive an offer!

They send out only 15 offers, so this is a toughie. Fingers crossed! 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, dopamine_machine said:

I think maybe 15/weekend if this is what you mean.  I'd assume they give a little over 30-35 offers (out of 60 interviews).

Ohh, maybe I’m only thinking about only the NBB program then? A current student there told me her cohort size is 15.

Edited by NeuroKween
Link to comment
Share on other sites

25 minutes ago, NeuroKween said:

Ohh, maybe I’m only thinking about only the NBB program then? A current student there told me her cohort size is 15.

Yes, so the cohort size of NB&B is between 10-20 usually (it definitely varies), but since the matriculation rate probably between 30-50% (most top programs are like this), they likely have to make twice as many offer in order to get the cohort size they want.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

30 minutes ago, dopamine_machine said:

Yes, so the cohort size of NB&B is between 10-20 usually (it definitely varies), but since the matriculation rate probably between 30-50% (most top programs are like this), they likely have to make twice as many offer in order to get the cohort size they want.

I see! That makes sense :) definitely makes me feel better about the odds! 

Edited by NeuroKween
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.