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Monday, February 28, 2011

Virginia Society call nights

I know you're craving information at this point in the process.  Unfortunately, we are still in the thick of the application review process and I don't have much to report about that other than to say that at this point, the majority of the applications in the pool have gotten read at least a couple times.  There are multiple rounds in this process, so we are still a few weeks away from having decisions ready.

Between now and decision time, the students of the Virginia Society are going to call applicants to chat about UVa.  We start this process early so this small, dedicated group can call as many people as possible.  Lots of schools do this sort of thing, so in a few weeks, you might get used to the calls.  Way back when I was a high school student, I was so surprised by the first call that I couldn't think of any questions to ask the caller.  So, here's your heads up so you can think of a question or two that you'd like answered by a current student.

If you happen to get a call (they usually call in the evening), remember that the student isn't an admission officer and won't be taking notes on your conversation. This is just a chance to talk, student to student, about whatever is on your mind.

By the way, I thought it was apparent, but this blog is a first year admission blog.  
There is a link to the transfer blog to the right.