Good news from Berkeley!!!

I’ve been accepted.

“Dear Kristi,

Please accept our warmest congratulations! This is an informal note to let you know that the our Admissions Committee is delighted to recommend you to the University of California’s Graduate Division for admittance to the Department of Political Science. Official notification of your admission will come from the Dean of the Graduate Division.

Each year, we receive a staggering number of applications from a remarkably accomplished and impressive pool of candidates. Yours was among the best of the best, and we are very excited by the prospects that you will join our community here at Berkeley. We do recognize, however, that you are likely to face a choice between universities and are eager to turn to the task of recruiting you to come to Berkeley…”