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Anyone else really frustrated with UofT's Tumblr updates?

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First, they say that offers will be given starting on the 14th to the 18th.

 

Then, offers start being given on the 11th and they state they will be going out until the end of the 15th.

 

Then, they're all done as of the morning of the 14th?

 

Obviously, it's a minor deal in the long run but this is just cruel to applicants.

 

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1 minute ago, TennisFan123 said:

First, they say that offers will be given starting on the 14th to the 18th.

 

Then, offers start being given on the 11th and they state they will be going out until the end of the 15th.

 

Then, they're all done as of the morning of the 14th?

 

Obviously, it's a minor deal in the long run but this is just cruel to applicants.

 

So, you got an answer either way earlier than anticipated, and they updated applicants to keep them in the loop and reflect that?

What exactly is the problem here?

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7 minutes ago, CleanHands said:

So, you got an answer either way earlier than anticipated, and they updated applicants to keep them in the loop and reflect that?

What exactly is the problem here?

LOL the problem is that more than half of the applicants were anxiously waiting over the weekend with an expectation that additional offers would be made on Monday (today) which they were not!

It's truly only a 'minor deal', but I'd rather be totally out of the loop than in a misleading one.

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Come on, people. This type of frustration is more than a little ridiculous. The reality is that most applicants will not be receiving an offer until well into 2021. There is no guarantee that you will receive an offer in the very early, and very small, round, regardless of your stats. If you are already frustrated and stressed by the admissions process on 12/14, you really need to take a break from ls.ca and enjoy the holiday season. Be happy that you are likely not an applicant who may be waiting until summer 2021 to know where they will/might be going to law school.

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I understand your frustration and definitely don't want to discount your feelings, but to look at it on the flipside, we are quite lucky that U of T does updates all along the timeline, while some schools do not. Yes, it can be frustrating and stressful, and your feelings are totally valid, but try and take a breather and realize that we can enjoy winter break without stressing over receiving a phone call!! :) 

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I definitely sympathize! I'm glad we do get updates, but it's quite stressful (and frustrating) to have these updates not correspond with what they actually planned ;~; I felt quite blindsided by how the first round actually panned out, considering previous years and what the tumblr updates said would happen instead.

I too would personally prefer not having exact updates than being misled, though I do understand that the amount of work the admissions committee has to do is incredibly overwhelming and impressive. I guess they're doing their best given the circumstances? 😣 But it definitely doesn't feel so great on the receiving end.....

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My advice to anyone who gets upset with something as minor as this will be to stay in school for as long as you possibly can. Because man, the real world is going to feel like a kick in the teeth.

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