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InstitutionProgram (Season)Decision & DateSt1Date AddedNotes
Northeastern UniversityPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via Website on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • Checked Apply Yourself, website said I was admitted and would receive an official email soon
Georgetown UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • Oh, this one hurts. 0/4 out of 12. All the best to those who made it. Well done!
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • Also received no email and had to check website, and already in at a better program, so that's whatever x2
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.66
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • No email - just checked gradstatus website that directed me to applyyourself
Suny AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • how dare! already got in the top-tier program with fellowship
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
  • Disappointing, but expected.
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • GREAT!!!!!
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • 0/3, with nine more to go! Felt good making my $120 donation to Stanford.
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • Not expected but already in at a great program. It showed me that even having close contact with faculty doesn't help s%&t.
UCLAPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/157/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
ColumbiaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
PrincetonPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/163/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
SUNY AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 U21 Feb 2014
  • Hahaha nothing but a safety school
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Other via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.98
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • Emailed GSAS, "No decision has been recorded on your application. We expect that the faculty committee on admissions will return all Ph.D. decisions by early to mid March. You will be notified via email when a decision has been reached."
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
  • :(
SUNY AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • generic email
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • I am the 99%.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.65
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.66
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • Andrew Luck is overrated.
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • American Politics
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/159/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
  • :( :( :( This one stings because it was a great fit. Guess the fact that I am coming from a LAC couldn't be overcome.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 156/151/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • M.A. IR / M.S. POLSI
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/170/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • For $125, they could have at least given me a little more than a 2 line rejection. Already accepted into an Ivy league program fully funded!
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
University DelawarePolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • Funding for 4 years; Comparative
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.31
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/168/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • mass email
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/162/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Form letter rejection. Undergraduate BSc in Computer Science (3.5 GPA), BA in Political Science and Sociology (3.8 or so). MA in Political Science (4.0 GPA). Three strong letters. Thought it was a good fit. :(
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/165/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.95
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • form rejection
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • Not at all surprising- poor fit. Appreciate the quick, courteous notification.
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
  • Form letter
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/170/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Congrats to those who made the cut, 440 applicants is brutal
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
  • Theory. Not a good fit.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/160/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.40
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/170/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • IR
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • M.A. IR / M.S. POLSI - form letter at applyweb
University Of WaterlooPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
  • Canadian student. $15,000 in funding
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/168/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • Methods. Phone call from guy who had worked with my advisor.
University Of DelawarePolitical Science (IR), PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.41
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • MA GPA: 3.97. Email from DGS. Funded.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Email from a professor and the student services manager - excited!
MITPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • !!!
Boston UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
UCLAPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • IR
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Standard letter, very brief.
Notre DamePolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 12 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Wrote to the department, got a very nice reply from the department DGS
University Of MinnesotaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • giving up on doing Phd, so far so bad!!!
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • IR
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/166/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • Stunned!!!!!! Comparative :)
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/168/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative politics. MSc from the LSE (5a, 0r, 5?).
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
Catholic University Of AmericaPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via Postal Service on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • world politics
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.30
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/165/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • Top choice school. I am so thrilled!!!
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • E-mailed to ask about status and got no news. Then received a wonderful call from Lauren Davenport about my status!! Over 440 applicants for very few spots. American Politics.
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/168/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • Methods.
New York University (NYU)Political Science, EdD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 18 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • American Politics
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
  • -- I'm curious if anybody else heard about funding. The e-mail also read: 'An official letter from the dean (in pdf format) will be sent to you shortly,' but that has not happened yet.
University Of Western OntarioPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via Website on 19 Feb 2014 I19 Feb 2014
  • Got the email to check website. Political Theory. Happy to see this! 2a/0w/1r/9
Wayne State UniversityPolitical Science IR, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • Rejected due to low GRE scores.
University Of North CarolinaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 19 Feb 2014
Florida State UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 1 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • CP
University Of MarylandPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 18 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • CP
UNC-Chapel HillPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Website on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.30
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/165/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A19 Feb 2014
University Of MarylandPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • IR, five years of funding
University Of MarylandPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.52
GRE General (V/Q/W): 155/166/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A19 Feb 2014
  • IR
University Of MarylandPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/156/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A19 Feb 2014
  • IR
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 660/700/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
19 Feb 2014
  • IR, second time applying.
GeorgetownPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 I19 Feb 2014
Georgetown UniversityGovernment/ Political Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 U19 Feb 2014
  • From program coordinator. Thrilled!
McGillPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 I19 Feb 2014
McGill UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
McGill UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 O19 Feb 2014
Binghamton SUNYPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 18 Feb 2014 U19 Feb 2014
  • No word on funding yet.
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.85
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/162/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
19 Feb 2014
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.09
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/168/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A19 Feb 2014
  • After 30 PhD applications, one sticks! and what a program!
University Of Maryland, College ParkPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • subfield: American
THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWAPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 18 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
  • My first choice! Crossing fingers that a space opens up!
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 U19 Feb 2014
  • CP
University Of MarylandPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 A19 Feb 2014
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 U19 Feb 2014
  • Congrats on the admits! Still appreciate the wait list :)

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


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