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Is Bryant a rolling admissions program? I want to know if I should be submitting my application in May, or if I can wait a little while into June and still be just as competitive for receiving an interview invite? 

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They have a rolling admissions. The sooner you can submit the better, but June/July is not too late either. 

-Bryant PA Alumn

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1 hour ago, Cleanlabelcheck said:

Just FYI I had an awful interview here last cycle. The other faculty were great, but the program director seems to really micromanage everything. In my 1:1 with him he kept pushing me for an opinion on current PA politics. I took a moderate stance and he wanted a different answer. Then he tore into me and called me names when I didn't vehemently agree with his personal opinion. Extremely unprofessional. 

Interesting, I applied here last year and had a totally opposite experience.  The Program Director asked a lot of questions, but brought no politics up at all.  I have been to several open houses, and visited the campus in preparation for this cycle and have found everyone to be exceptionally professional.   I somehow wonder if you did not take this wrong?  I talked to over 20 students at the open house in April and none of them have anything bad to say.

 

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1 hour ago, Cleanlabelcheck said:

Just FYI I had an awful interview here last cycle. The other faculty were great, but the program director seems to really micromanage everything. In my 1:1 with him he kept pushing me for an opinion on current PA politics. I took a moderate stance and he wanted a different answer. Then he tore into me and called me names when I didn't vehemently agree with his personal opinion. Extremely unprofessional. 

Wow, I am very surprised by this.. I also interviewed at Bryant, and did not experience this whatsoever. The faculty all seemed wonderful, and the current students I talked with had nothing but good things to say. The program director had a series of prepared questions, none of which were political. Not sure whom you interviewed with, but that sounds very wrong, and not what I experienced. 

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I’ll say this much, I would be hard pressed to believe that this actually occurred. Jay, the program director is of a character beyond reproach. I too went through the interview process at Bryant and found the staff/faculty to be nothing short of amazing. The entire process was professional, and a very welcoming environment. To openly flame a great program and individual within an open forum seems a bit childish. Each of the faculty during the 1:1 interviews were very polite, and considerate, being my 1st school to interview I found it very welcoming. Again, I am very skeptical of the cleanlabelcheck’s comments regarding his encounter with Bryant’s PA Director. You’re talking about a guy whose served his country honorably, is a very outspoken proponent for PA’s across the profession, a philanthropic individual who gives back to the community..... Your narrative does not fit what’s presented or what many have experienced throughout current and past applicants, as you can read there are many positive experiences being expressed.
Now maybe you got a little butt hurt because your policies did not align and this is a way to take a stab at an honest individual, if that’s the case the you may want to take time for introspection and assess yourself. If honest communication upsets you the this is not the field you should be pursuing, thin skin repair kits will only get you so far. As for doing the grown up thing, rather than insight an inflammatory post on a open forum, one might consider pulling up there big boy/girl pants and speaking to the individual themselves.

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Mike


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If I felt that it would do any good I would talk to him directly. I'm sure he doesn't care about my personal opinion, as he is a tough guy who knows his own self worth. Like I said, I know many people respect him and he has done a lot of great things. I also respect him for that. But I did lose some respect when he chose to belittle someone who came to interview with him.

I am posting here in order to give people a heads up to be mentally prepared for harsher words than might be expected during an interview. I have no ill will to the program or to Jay, and I'm not trying to incite anything. I'm not even saying not to apply, because it is a great program after all. Just sharing my personal experience. 

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I'm sorry you had that experience Cleanlabelcheck. I can only say that from that my personal experience interviewing, attending and graduating from the Bryant University PA Program, is that the attitude you experienced is not representative of Bryant at all. Is the faculty and admin full of characters with BIG personalities? Absolutely. But they would never intentionally denigrate anyone and act with the utmost professionalism.  I  also applaud you for not resorting to other name calling and for being very level headed with your responses to the other posts. It can be hard to share an opinion/experience in an open forum like this.

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1 minute ago, kkay113 said:

Has anyone heard anything yet?

I haven’t personally I have been verified for a couple weeks now 

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9 minutes ago, kkay113 said:

Has anyone heard anything yet?

I received an interview invite for the 17th! 

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2 minutes ago, mcdiet18 said:

I received an interview invite for the 17th! 

Do you know the subject line of the email they sent(if they contacted you in that way)?

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1 minute ago, CherylA said:

Do you know the subject line of the email they sent(if they contacted you in that way)?

"Interview Invitation"

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8 hours ago, mcdiet18 said:

I received an interview invite for the 17th! 

Congratulations! When did you receive an invite and when was your caspa verified? 

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Emailed rejection received today. Submitted 4/22/19 verified 5/3/19. Rejected 6/12/19. 

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What did everyone's verification email say? I got one that said they received my application and were going to begin processing it then another one saying they hadn't received my GRE scores yet because I had sent them that day. Im wondering if I should have received another email saying that my app had been verified. 

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I just received an interview invitation for either July 8th or July 29th (I haven't been assigned an official date yet). Does anyone know the interview style of Bryant? I saw on their websites that there are 4 interviews and then an essay, I am mostly wondering if they use MMI style interviews. Thanks!

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I’ve just been accepted into the class of 2022!! Good luck to everyone else. I can’t wait to meet my classmates!!

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1 hour ago, mcdiet18 said:

Accepted today!!! Excited to meet everyone 

Wow! When was your interview?

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