“I mailed my transcripts last week, did you get them?”
About two weeks before major deadlines, the Fisher PhD application office becomes inundated with transcripts, GMAT/GRE scores, and applications. PhD staff is working tirelessly to make sure applications are complete for review.
If you have e-mailed us and we have not returned your e-mail, please note that the PhD email inbox is steeped with requests about whether or not applications materials have been received. Additionally, please note that it can take a few weeks for the staff members to update your status. The best way to keep up with your application is to check your ApplyYourself account (read this blog post for a refresher) and not ask PhD office if your items have been received. If we are busy answering e-mails, who is going to process the applications?
Last, we have received many requests asking if the admissions committee can review an application without official scores, transcripts, etc. The PhD program will not review any incomplete applications and will not make decisions based upon scanned and uploaded copies of these items. In order to satisfy the review requirements all items must be received by us by the deadline.