Hold me no longer

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  1. needsomeluck

    needsomeluck New Member

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    This is absolutely insane. I'm checking the admissions portal several times a day. I might need to seek help for this level of impatience. I hope I'm not the only one on the brink of insanity here. What's the status for you guys? I'm from Texas by the way.
     
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    Hey man its all good, just keep checkin it a lot ... i waited for like 4 months and but just talking to my coaches and stuff kept me sane. im crossing my fingers!!
     
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    Afew more weeks

    DS checked with admissions yesterday on his "hold" status. Was told it would be a few more weeks before he would find out. :eek:
     
  4. drydock

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    hang in there

    I think this is because those that have acceptance letters have until May 1 to formally accept. Some will be holding off, considering their various options/offers and they will also looking at regular college scholarships with similar deadlines to accept. I think those accepted also have to send in their last semester grades, which if not good, won't bode well with admissions.

    Hold means that you are still in the running, it's not a TWE :smile:. Keep working on Plan B, though, and here's hoping 'hold' folks will be pleasantly surprised!
     
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    I got pretty good at the process last year working DS application, and your correct. Folks are looking at all their options right now and within the next month you should see people making their decisions.

    Keep the faith. Handling this stress just better prepares you for academy life.
     
  6. aooga15

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    hang in there

    Hang in there boys... I have heard that often times, someone gets a phone call a day or two prior to INDOC starting. Hope that doesn't happen to you... and you find out sooner than later! I will keep my fingers crossed for all of you. ((It's worth the struggle... hang tight.)):thumb:
     
  7. needsomeluck

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    Ok

    Ok. I can handle a few weeks. The letter they sent me states that they will notify me if they are able to offer me an appointment by April 16th. But the acceptance deadline is May 1st for those already offered an appointment. Oh well. But totally swimmer dude, the soccer coach has definitely helped me keep my cool these past few grueling months.
     
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    waiting

    Well. Yeah waiting. Not fun at all.
     
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    My DS didn't get his official appointment until May 23rd last year, we heard about it the day before from a coach and were expecting the FedEx envelope. Keep the faith.
     
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    :(

    That's a long time woah. Could it come any day now or should I just be expecting a decision after may 1st?
     
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    It would likely be after May 1st as appointee's haven't accepted or declined yet, leaving those on the wait list in limbo.
     
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    DogCarbon DS - USMMA 2011

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    Back in 2006, my DS's status changed from Hold to Principal on May 8th.
     
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    Hang in there and continue thinking about plan B or C. I know of someone at another Academy that got a call the day before indoc.
     
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    Hope

    I believe it can happen on the same day as indoc if someone doesn't show up, but probably only if you reside locally.
     
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    I was listed as a "Hold" candidate and now when I check it is blank. Any insights on what is happening?
     
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    hmmm

    GA-Applicant,
    That is either good news or bad news. Maybe call the Academy for further info. Good Luck!
     
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    Donar,
    The day before INDOC-- yes. The day of or days after-- no.
     
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    GA_APPLICANT:

    I hope you'll share whatever meaning you find from the change in the event others see same...
     
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    GA Applicant..I was listed as a "Hold" candidate and now when I check it is blank. Any insights on what is happening?

    Sent you a PM.
     
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    waiting

    This waiting game is undoubtedly a miserable yet exciting experience. If I don't get in, a&m will suffice, but getting into in my opinion the best service academy (kp) would be...crazy. no words to describe it. Is there still a chance holds can get in? Any information regarding the matter is greatly appreciated and will not be overlooked. Sincerely, a Texan in limbo.
     

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