To Call or Not to Call

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Unfilled programs - To Call or Not to Call

This is the question everybody asks. You shouldn‘t dismiss this opportunity altogether but it is very important to set your priorities right. When you are calling the programs you can get three possible answers:

  1. "Please submit your application".
  2. If you say that your application has been submitted, the answer will be either "We will call you after we look at the application in case if you qualify"
  3. The best one - "let‘s talk"

Unfortunately in 99% of the cases you will be getting answers 1 or 2.

Please keep in mind that each call will take 5-10 minutes of your time. Compare this with 1 minute per program with ERAS.

The bottom line is that it may help calling the programs, but only after you are done submitting your ERAS applications or if the calling is done by your friend.