Sunday, March 30, 2008

US Universities Admission Decision - 29th March 2008

Below are a list that I have come to know as of now for Malaysians who get into some of the top US Universities for Class of 2012. This includes the Regular Decision only. I had blogged on outcome of Early Decision earlier.

(The actual figures could be much higher). -

Berkeley (1 admit) - Sivapratha

Boston (1 admit) - Josh Foo

Carnegie Mellon University (7 admits) - Claire, Yiling, Julia, Mei Yueh, Liang Yeet, Yoke Peng, Koon Hua

Chicago (5 admits and 2 wait list) - Su Ann, Eu Win, Michelle, Jin Tik, Vincent (Wait List: Yi Xiang, Li Xian)

Dartmouth (1 admit) - Amy Ang (MBA at Tuck)

Duke (1 admit) - Samantha Lee

Harvard (1 admit) - Lin Lee (PhD)

John Hopkings (1 admit and 2 wait lists) - Sabrina Lim Shin Jing (Wait List: Jia Mun, Sivapratha)

MIT (2 admits) - Lin Lee (PhD), Ooi Boon Teik

Mount Holyoke (1 admit) - chyen

Northwestern (6 admits and 5 wait lists) - Mei Yueh, Chia Chyuan, Yoke Peng, Tong Wei, Josh Foo, Fiona (Wait List: Sabrina, Julia, Jia Mun, Claire, Chun How)

NYU (5 admits and 2 wait lists) - Su Ann, Vincent Ang, Wan Xin, Wai Kar Leng, Samantha Lee (Wait List: Yi Xiang, Eu Win)

Rice (1 admit) - Sabrina

Stanford (4 admits and 2 wait lists) - Lin Lee (PhD), Mei Yueh, Jin Tik, Timothy (Wait List: Chia Chyuan, Sivapratha)

Swarthmore (1 admit) - Su Ann

UCLA (1 admit) - Sivapratha

UPenn (1 wait list) - (Wait List: Amy Ang (MBA))

Virginia (1 admit) - Wei Ken

- Info above are passed by some of you personally to me, or via other students. If you are uncomfortable of being listed, please email me, and I will remove immediately. If you know of others/yourself who have gotten in, do let me know, and I will put up. I'm not limiting to any university, just that the info I get are as above.

Congrats to all of you who got in, especially many of you who are ReComers and my blog readers! Getting into university is just the first step. Hope that you would make full use of your opportunities there!

For those of you who got wait list, hopefully, you can turn it into an admission! Do work hard to submit additional material to the university.

For those of you who didn't get, hope that you won't get too sad. Lets hope for the best for other universities that you apply. In the end, it is how you make use of the university opportunity.

Good Luck for decision for Super Tuesday! I'm going to be awake at 5am Malaysia time to join in the fun! Hopefully, a large number of you guys will get into Cornell and will eventually decide to study there!

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