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University Of California San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.81
GRE General (V/Q/W): 158/155/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
Ohio State (OSU)Department Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 28 Jan 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.89
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/161/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U5 Feb 2016
UCSD University Of California San DiegoDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
UCSD (university Of California San Diego)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.82
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • Includes 5 year funding package.
ีUniversity Of Southern California (USC)Department Of Political Science - POIR, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
  • Yay! Happy to start with the acceptance! 1a/0r/10
University Of California San Deigo (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.76
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/157/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Full details on funding package (~21k including summer work). Excited!! (4a, 0w, 0r, 2?)
University Of California San Diego (UCSD)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/162/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • THRILLED!
UC San Diego UCSDDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Other via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
  • Can someone claim the acceptance on the forum?
University Of California San DiegoPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
Temple UniveristyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Website on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Just happened to check the website.
The University Of California - BerkeleyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • I thought I had a shot. But not surprised for I was accepted at another equally good program.
Northwestern UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 28 Jan 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • My top choice! Full 5-year funding and prospective student week invitation at end of Feb. Good luck for those who wait to hear.
ีUniversity Of Southern CaliforniaDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Other on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Will likely be turning this down for location reasons, but a great school and program. Congrats to everyone who got in! (3a, 0w, 0r, 3?)
Georgetown UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/159/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • call from a professor; funding details to come soon by email.
San Diego State University (SDSU)/UCSDDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • So excited!
ีUniversity Of Southern California (USC)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
  • I missed the call, but got the voicemail! email coming soon with 5 years full funding details.
University Of Southern CaliforniaDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Full funding and invite to POIR preview day!
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
UCSDPOLITICAL SCIENCE, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.89
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/166/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U5 Feb 2016
University Of VictoriaPolitical Science, Masters (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 1 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • "There is no faculty member available in the Department of Political Science to supervise your proposed graduate program."
The University Of North Carolina - Chapel HilComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Nice email from director of admissions
London School Of Economics And Political Science (LSE)Department Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • Very disappointing, didn't even get shortlisted for an interview.
University Of North Carolina Chapel HilPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/159/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Cordial email from director of adcom.
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniveristyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.37
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/163/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • My first choice, but I knew I wasn't gonna get in. That's okay, I changed my mind about wanting to do a Ph.D anyway. Congrats to those who were admitted!
Northwestern UniveristyDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.04
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/161/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Nicely worded form letter on website.
London School Of Economics & Political Science (LSE)Finance, Masters (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/160/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • BA, MSc from the UK 3 years' research experience
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.65
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/168/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/164/3.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U5 Feb 2016
UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 29 Jan 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Had a Skype interview with POI. Haven't heard back since...
UC San Diego (UCSD)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • This one was tough to see. Congrats to all who get admitted, though! 6a/0w/3r/6?
San Diego State University/University Of California At San DiegoPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.30
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Didn't think I would get in anyway. That's all good, I changed my mind and no longer want to do a Ph.D anyway, just was wondering whether I would get in or not. My parents pressured me into applying to Ph.D programs.
BerkeleyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
The University Of Wisconsin - MadisonDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via E-mail on 25 Jan 2016 A5 Feb 2016
University Of California San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.40
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
San Diego State University / University Of California San DiegoComparative Politics/Political Sciencenment, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
UC San DiegoDepartment Of Goverment (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/161/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • GPA is grad
University Of British Colubmia (UBC)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/154/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • A:0/W:0/R:1 //7
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 5 Feb 2016
New York UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/166/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Recieved two emails with the acceptance. One looked like it was personalized, the other looked like a template.
The University Of British Columbia (UBC)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Canadian BA, MA in progress. Accepted into an American University w/ full funding. 1A/1R/0W
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
The University Of British Columbia (UBC)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Pretty crushed. Thought I was a strong applicant.
The University Of California BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
University Of California, BerkeleyPolitical Science Comparative Politics, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.88
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Received an email to check the online application portal. Was not banking on getting in anyway. Good luck to everyone else!
New York UniverityDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
University Of Kentucky (Lexington)Political Science, PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/152/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
University Of PittsburghPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.20
GRE General (V/Q/W): 155/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Our doctoral students normally receive a five-year financial package for graduate study. That's nice.
Florida State UniveristyDepartment Of Government (Political Science) American Politics, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 2 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.86
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/164/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
  • Those who got admitted but doesn't want to attend to this program, I will be glad if you decide soon so that I may have a chance to get in.
UC Irvine (UCI)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 3 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.76
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/157/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 2a, 0w, 0r, 4?
University Of Texas Austin (UT Austin)Department Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.73
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/159/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Invited to admit visiting weekend
The University Of KentuckyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
University Of Kentucky (Lexington)Department Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.57
GRE General (V/Q/W): 147/157/3.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Skype interview
New York Univeristy (NYU)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • First publication before I could drink a beer. Not quite sure what they were looking for.
University Of KansasPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Field: Comparative. Full tuition waiver, $16k stipend, $1,000 signing bonus, health insurance and full coverage of graduate fees. (1A/0W/1R)12
Michigan State UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
  • Figures with my luck this week 3r/0a/1w/9
Emory (Laney Graduate School)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • After initial interview about a week ago.
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • OMG!
Uc BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 4 Feb 2016
  • Their loss.
UC BerkekeyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. First school of notice and first rejection.
University Of Utah (U Of U)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Accepted without funding. A bad omen for future notifications...
New York University ( NYU)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.82
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.82
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Alas, earwax.
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.84
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Stats ain't everything
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 4 Feb 2016
  • Boo
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
Emory (Laney Graduate School)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.73
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/159/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 1st Acceptance! Pumped! MSc from LSE
UC BerkekeyComparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • 3.95 UGPA, 4.0 MGPA, 170/170/6.0 GRE. Berkeley is tough.
UC BerkekeyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
UC BerkerleyDepartment Of Goverment (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
  • Well...
University Of California BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Emailed to check website. Not a great fit for me anyways, was advised to apply by an advisor
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. NBD#
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Damn. 1a/0w/2r
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/166/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 161/163/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • GPA is Grad Real upset about this one.
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Expected, but I understand. Congrats to all the admits! 6a/0w/2r/7?
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
Uc BerekeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.89
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/166/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
  • Probably failed all UCs. No internationals.
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Government (Political Science) American Politics, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/155/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • expected
BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
UC BerkekeyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.85
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. C'est la vie.
(CUNY) Graduate CenterDepartment Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Email saying they are reaching out to top applicants for a casual phone interview to answer questions in the coming days. Call scheduled for Today, February 4.
University Of MissouriPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via Phone on 2 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/157/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 15k GA per year. (2a, 0w, 1r) 14
University Of ArizonaGovernment & Public Policy/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Field: Comparative.

Status1 Key: A: American; U: International, with US degree; I: International, without US degree; O: Other; ?: Unknown.


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