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Philosophy 2010

This is for anyone applying to Philosophy graduate programs during the 2009-2010 academic year. Please share acceptances, rejections, wait-list notifications, and so on.

Best of luck to everyone applying!
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wierd??

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 03:02:40 UTC 7 years ago

I dunno, ever since I got accepted at Columbia, I have been pooping skittles.

Also, Werner Herzog is my uncle.
Intersting- ever since my NYU acceptance, I've been shooting thunderbolts out of my arse. And yet some undergraduate was 'underwhelmed' with me.

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7 years ago

Here's just a thought. It would be really nice if there was a wiki with the sort of information being compiled in the distributed knowledge post. An entry on a school could contain past admission data, stats on past people have been admitted, how and when the school notifies applicants, and so on.
I would definitely be willing to get behind this sort of thing!

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oxford

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 04:01:49 UTC 7 years ago

has anyone still not heard back from oxford?

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March 10 2010, 04:14:20 UTC 7 years ago

me

D.Phil

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7 years ago

UCLA, Princeton and Michigan were my dream schools. Now that I'm in at UCLA, Stanford, and two other lower-ranked on the east coast I'm having second thoughts about moving to the west coast. I would love to work with Barbara Herman and get meet with visiting profs like Frankfurt and Dworkin. But on the other hand, I'm feeling nervous about moving three time-zones away from my family. Is anyone else feeling this sentiment?
I'm in a school on the east coast, with my family in California. Three time-zones is pretty far.

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Anonymous

7 years ago

Is anybody out there who has been accepted to UC Davis considering declining? If so, please speak up and explain what you are waiting on, as I would love to direct some positive vibes your way.
...a Ph.D offer at a school knowing that you'd want to transfer to a better program (in terms of future job prospects rather than fit) after a couple of years? Is it done often?
I think this was discussed a few pages back, and while there wasn't much feedback, the little consensus that formed agreed you should discuss the possibility with faculty at stepping-stone school, (a) to test the waters for when you need letters from them and (b) to ensure you aren't burning bridges when you do so.

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7 years ago

At least mine (and one prior gradcafe poster's) is. You need to log into your 'Wolverine' account - a pain in the ass process if you haven't created one yet. The decision link is available if you click 'application status'
What a wonderful start to my morning

NYU done?

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 15:25:49 UTC 7 years ago

Do we expect to hear about an NYU waitlist?
My friend here at RU got waitlisted at NYU. You might want to check if you're on the shortlist.

New Mexico

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 15:25:50 UTC 7 years ago

Anyone have a line on when decisions will be made?
Seconded.

I have not heard anything yet.
So, because I am both anal-retentive and frantic, I emailed UW-Mil to ask about the email admission(s) that went out yesterday. I got a very nice response today saying that they are doing the acceptances in stages. So, he said that not all the acceptance decisions have even been made yet, and that it is unlikely that more will be finalized before next week.

So, fear not UW-Mil applicants!
Thanks for checking!

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7 years ago

I'm curious about how the other Tufts rejects have fared in their other applications. Myself, I've been accepted to several programs that are better than where some of the Tufts grads end up, so I am... amused.
I'm not doing as well. I'm 0/10 so far for PhD schools with 2 to go, and 3 MA acceptances, none of which are as good as Tufts

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Kansas

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 16:34:43 UTC 7 years ago

Just got an email offer from Dale Dorsey this morning. He said word on funding should come "shortly" from the department chair. Will post to TGC as soon as I can get the website to load.

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March 10 2010, 17:22:01 UTC 7 years ago

TGC is down for me too...

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NSSR

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 17:59:45 UTC 7 years ago

The waiting *officially* starts today, and I think I am going to die

PLZ hurriez, and also, plz give me acceptance w/ high funding

TY

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March 10 2010, 18:03:51 UTC 7 years ago

postal service?

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Dos Mas

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March 10 2010, 18:33:12 UTC 7 years ago

C'mon Amherst and Rochester...
If you haven't already, you should check out the new PhilProspectives Wiki:

http://philprospective.wikia.com/wiki/2010

I just put up a new page on the admissions process at Princeton. I think the wiki idea is fantastic.. It gives students a more open, democratic, and helpful source of information that the Leiter report.

So far, there is mostly just a general page for the 2010 process. But I think it would be nice to have a page for each of the schools to which people on these boards have been accepted. If you want to help, make sure that the schools that have accepted you have individual pages. Record when and how you received your letter of admissions. It would also be helpful to know when and how rejection letters were sent out.

If you have any other information, please add that as well. See the Princeton entry for some ideas.

I really think that this could be awesome if we could get enough momentum behind it. It would (1) help democratize graduate school information (reducing the influence of Leiter and the advantage of students at elite schools) and (2) make the whole process less stressful by helping future students know what to expect. Yes, Columbia usually takes forever, so don't expect to hear until the middle of march. That sort of thing.
I'll be adding lots of details for three schools this weekend; I really hope this gets lots of updates and becomes popular. I would have loved to have a resource like this when applying.

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From the Umass Amherst philosophy department webpage:

"The Admissions Committee have nearly completed our deliberations, and we have notified by email every applicant who has either been admitted or who is still under consideration. If you have not received any email communication from us, then you may infer that you will not be admitted to the program. We received a record number of applications this year, and we regret that we could not offer admission to every qualified applicant. Formal decision letters will be sent out on or before April 15."

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Anonymous

March 10 2010, 19:03:15 UTC 7 years ago

In the words of the Monarch: "dick move"

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7 years ago

Anyone (other than philosofox) been accepted? Any chance anyone is planning on declining or hoping for a better offer elsewhere? Should I be sending good vibes in any particular direction (other than McGill, of course)?

I'm having a hard time surviving the wait on the waitlist, even though I know it's far too early for anything to happen yet.

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Anonymous

March 10 2010, 19:26:42 UTC 7 years ago

Someone I know will probably decline McGill... don't want to say more than that.

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7 years ago

Kentucky

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 19:56:01 UTC 7 years ago

Has anyone been accepted/rejected/waitlisted?
I have a friend there who tells me that they have already made initial offers and are only admitting four candidates this year.
I'm sure we'll be getting rejection letters (or maybe a wait-list notification) soon.

Riverside?

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 21:00:13 UTC 7 years ago

So someone posted that Riverside has accepted 14 people. Has anyone heard from them yet?
Do you mean has anyone been formally rejected?

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modustollens1

7 years ago

To those waitlisted or accepted at either Nebraska or Johns Hopkins: care to share your stats, or any info on how long the waitlist or how many accepted? Thanks
I'm still in limbo waiting to hear :(
In Limbo is a very, very fine Radiohead song.

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7 years ago

Priceless

Anonymous

March 10 2010, 22:12:04 UTC 7 years ago

Average application cost times fifteen schools: $1350
Fee for overnight transcripts for Undergrad Institution: $23
Postage for sending of transcripts and materials: $137
Hourly rate for psychologist during applicaiton season: $65
Student Loan Debt after four year college: $25000


Look on skeptical("you should go to law school")grandmother's
face when accepted to a good school that will pay a stipend
in addition to tuition,fees, and health insurance; reasonably
decent placement record, and possibility of a happy future
as a non-lawyer: PRICELESS
Congrats!

On a related note, does your therapist give you a discount or are they really so inexpensive in the US..?

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Does anyone have info about these programs?
I don't know anything about the actual program- but if I'm not mistaken, the wife of the dept. chair at western michigan is one of the contributors to what's wrong with the world (the blog)... in which case, I wouldn't go there unless you're ultra conservative. Of course, that might not be any sort of reflection of his views, or the department's, but still...

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Somebody on Grad Cafe claims to have been waitlisted at Rutgers AFTER having been rejected. I am assuming that this is a joke, but wishful thinking leads me to lend it some credibility. Anybody want to claim this or shed some light?

Please let me know, just so I can get an idea of whether or not I should be planning to visit Emory.

Thanks!



I think you should visit anyways... showing drive/desire while on the waitlist can only be a good thing, i would think.
Does anyone have info on number of apps and admits?

Thanks.