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2010 - Where are you applying?

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by dmateer25 » Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:19 pm
Some really good profiles!


How are the apps going for everyone?

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by hk » Wed Nov 25, 2009 8:25 am
IESE waitlisted me he he. Now the fun begins!!
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by palermo10 » Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:51 am
palermo10 wrote:Just found this site, lets give it a shot:


About me:

Name: Colin
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Eth: Caucasian
Nationality: USA
Current Location: Phoenix
GPA: 2.93
GMAT: 680
Work Exp: 2 years (Client services at large mutual fund family)
Applying: 2010
Undergrad: BBA in Management and BA in Spanish


Schools:
IESE (interviewed & waitlisted, invited to assessment day in NYC?)
Arizona State (interviewed)
USC Marshall (Submitted)
University of Georgia (Submitted)

Depending on what I hear from the above schools, I'll consider:
University of San Diego
University of Arizona
Dinged from UGA :(

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by beatthegmat » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:34 am
Sorry to hear that palermo. Hang tough, there are several great schools out there on your list!
palermo10 wrote:
palermo10 wrote:Just found this site, lets give it a shot:


About me:

Name: Colin
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Eth: Caucasian
Nationality: USA
Current Location: Phoenix
GPA: 2.93
GMAT: 680
Work Exp: 2 years (Client services at large mutual fund family)
Applying: 2010
Undergrad: BBA in Management and BA in Spanish


Schools:
IESE (interviewed & waitlisted, invited to assessment day in NYC?)
Arizona State (interviewed)
USC Marshall (Submitted)
University of Georgia (Submitted)

Depending on what I hear from the above schools, I'll consider:
University of San Diego
University of Arizona
Dinged from UGA :(
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by MastermindExcello » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:05 pm
Wondering if anyone can give me feedback:

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Eth: Asian-American
Nationality: USA
Current Location: New York
UGPA: 3.13
GMAT: 770 (49Q; 47V)
Work Exp: 2 years (Corporate Legal Assistant at large New York firm)
Applying: 2010
Undergrad: BA in History top 5 US university (very little quant coursework)
Other degrees: MSc in Social Policy from London School of Economics (no quant coursework)

Where I plan to apply in round 2:
Harvard
Columbia
UC Berkeley
NYU
Duke
Yale
UCLA
USC
Georgetown
Boston U.
Fordham

Do you think I can at least be a sure thing for one school in the top half of my list? Stressing out.

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by Vitalina » Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:45 pm
hk wrote:IESE waitlisted me he he. Now the fun begins!!
Are you doing anything while waiting, i.e. sending mails, extra material, recs?

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by palermo10 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:29 pm
Vitalina wrote:
hk wrote:IESE waitlisted me he he. Now the fun begins!!
Are you doing anything while waiting, i.e. sending mails, extra material, recs?
I was waitlisted also, and I told them I would be going to assessment day in NYC at the end of January. I dont know what else we could be doing at this point... (or what else I could send them?)

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by Vitalina » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:08 am
^^ I would love to go to an assessment day, but Judge is not inviting waitlisted candidates for one. :(
I have already sent a general message reaffirming my intentions to study there, and I think I will ask one of my professors to send an additional rec.

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by palermo10 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:25 pm
palermo10 wrote: Schools:
IESE - interviewed - waitlisted, invited to assessment day in NYC
Arizona State - interviewed - waitlisted
USC Marshall - submitted
University of Georgia - submitted - dinged

Depending on what I hear from the above schools, I'll consider:
University of San Diego
University of Arizona
Just heard back from ASU... waitlisted. They encourage me to send additional materials. Not sure what I'll send? Its not like I'm writing op-ed pieces for the local paper or anything...

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by Lattefah84 » Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:04 am
Age: 25
Gender: female
Eth: European
Nationality: Bosnian
Current Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
GPA (i can't count it) my average grade is 7,74 (5-10)
GMAT: (is future ) - march 2010
Work Exp: 1 year (Marketing and finance business in two firms)
Applying: University of Groningen - Netherlands ( conditionally admitted to MSc in International Business and Management- I have to beat the GMAT :) )
Undergraduate: BA in Economics - field of Macrofinancial Management

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by hk » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:56 am
Vitalina wrote:
hk wrote:IESE waitlisted me he he. Now the fun begins!!
Are you doing anything while waiting, i.e. sending mails, extra material, recs?
I am also going to attend the Assessment day in New York. But other than that i too am not sure what else to do.
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by brianm » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:35 am
Just found this thread, thought I would contribute/update as I (hopefully!) hear more.

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Eth: Caucasian
Nationality: USA
Current Location: Chicago
UGPA: 3.80
GMAT: 690 (Q42 V42); Retake in April: 710 (Q44 V42)
Work Exp: 3.5 years at boutique new product development consulting firm. Promoted twice, have one direct report.
Applying: 2010
Undergrad: BBA from top 10 undergrad Bschool
Other activities: Marathon runner/running volunteer

Applying to all schools in round 2 since I spent much of the fall studying to re-take my GMAT and traveling overseas for work. Been busy to say the least!

Berkeley Haas
Submitted for round 2, 12/9/09
Waitlisted w/o interview 3/17
Interviewed 4/14
Dinged 5/11

UCLA Anderson
Submitted for round 2, 1/6/10
Interview invite rec'd 2/22
Interviewed 3/3
Waitlisted 3/31
Withdrew from waitlist 5/16

Northwestern Kellogg
Submitted for round 2, 1/14/10
Interviewed 1/16
Dinged 3/23

Texas-Austin McCombs
Submitted 1/15/10
Interview invite rec'd 1/23
Interviewed 2/18
Admitted 3/19 and matriculating!
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by meechele418 » Thu Dec 24, 2009 10:41 pm
I haven't posted much on here, but I have thoroughly enjoyed reading everyone's profiles. A little about me:

Name: Michele
Age: 36 (It's never too late, right?)
Gender: Female
Eth: Caucasian
Nationality: USA
Current Location: Fort Worth, Texas
UGPA: 3.2
GMAT: 640
Work Exp: 12 years in sports journalism, 10 in Fort Worth
Applying: 2010
Undergrad: BA in Journalism from University of Nevada-Reno

I've picked three schools based on location, ROI and my career goals. I've toiled in the journalism biz far too long. I'd like to get into marketing, especially sports marketing. I have not pushed the button on any apps yet.

Schools I'm applying to:
TCU Neeley (my hometown school has a highly-regarded little MBA program)
Oregon Lundquist (Sports Marketing program)
Northwestern Medill (MS in Integrated Marketing Communications)

Happy Holiday everyone!

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by dmateer25 » Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:31 am
Welcome, Brianm and meechele418!

Best of luck to you both. Keep us updated with your application progress and status.

Happy Holidays!

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by Lattefah84 » Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:11 am
dmateer25 wrote:Welcome, Brianm and meechele418!

Best of luck to you both. Keep us updated with your application progress and status.

Happy Holidays!
and no welcome for me?

Okay I'll remember Image