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    2020 Admissions and Rejections

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    Institution: Podunk State University
    Program: Econ
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition waiver + 4 years stipend ($$), first year no TA responsibilities.
    Date: 2/13/2020
    Notified through: Phone call from DGS
    Comments: Podunk State has always been my dream school! Woohoo!


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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Ohio State University
    Program: PhD in Economics
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Not yet
    Date: 01/25/2020
    Notified through: Email
    Comments: my first acceptance! So excited

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: University of Cambridge
    Program: MPhil Economic Research
    Decision: Rejected
    Funding: N/A
    Date: 12/12/2019
    Notified through: Email
    Comments:

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Stanford University
    Program: PhD Economics
    Decision: Rejected
    Funding: N/A
    Date: 01/22/20
    Notified through: Email/portal
    Comments: Unsurprising - not really qualified but worth a go!

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Program: PhD Agricultural and Applied Economics
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition fee waiver, health insurance plus stipend ($$), no TA/RA requirements for 2 years.
    Date: 02/04/2020
    Notified through: Email
    Comments: My first offer, and generous funding means it will be tough to beat.

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Stanford University
    Program: PhD Economics
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Full tuition waiver + stipend ($$$) guaranteed for 5 years. No RA/TA responsibilities in the first year.
    Date: 12/19/2019
    Notified through: Email from department, then follow-up from members of admissions committee.

    Institution: University of California, Berkeley
    Program: PhD Economics
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: No word yet.
    Date: 02/03/2020
    Notified through: Email to check application portal.

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Stanford University
    Program: Economics (PhD)
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition waiver + 5 years stipend ($$$).
    Date: 12/19/2019
    Notified through: E-Mail from department.
    Comments: Couldn't believe my eyes when I got the E-mail. I'm so happy and relieved
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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Caltech
    Program: Social Sciences (PhD)
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition waiver + 5 years stipend ($$$).
    Date: 1/27/2020
    Notified through: E-mail from professor
    Comments: official letter posted on February 4 (CollegeNet)

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Stanford University
    Program: Economics (PhD)
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition waiver + stipend for 5 years
    ($$$).
    Date: 12/19/2019
    Notified through: Email from department, then emails from admissions chairs.

    Institution: Caltech
    Program: Social Sciences (PhD)
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding:
    Tuition waiver + stipend for 5 years ($$$) + small first year prize.
    Date: 01/27/2020
    Notified through: Email from professor. Official letter on Feb 4.

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    Re: 2020 Admissions and Rejections

    Institution: Stanford University
    Program: Economics (PhD)
    Decision: Accepted
    Funding: Tuition waiver + 5 years stipend ($$$).
    Date: 01/22/2020
    Notified through: E-Mail from department.
    Comments: Couldn't believe it in the first few moments.

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