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2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION!

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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2008, 09:57
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Program: MBA-FT
Area of interest in MBA: Entrepreneurship, Hi-Tech, International Business
GMAT: 720
GPA: 7.5 from IIT
Work experience(WE): Commercial vehicle sales (1.5 yrs), credit cards sales and credit cards Marketing for a leading private bank(3 years), Online gaming Product management (8 months)
Nationality: Indian
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community:
- Running local chapter of an NGO working for urban underprivileged children. Participated in a half marathon and full marathon to raise funds, conducted several CSR events.
- Participated in and won several quiz competitions
- Coordinator and core group member for the college cultural festival

Schools applied to:
School 1: Tuck R1
Status: Denied after 2 interviews
School 2: Berkeley Haas R2 FT
Status: Accepted and matriculating!!!
School 3: UMich Ross R1 FT
Status: Denied w/o interview
School 4: Darden R2
Status: Accepted

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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2008, 21:58
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Program: MBA-FT
Area of interest in MBA: Strategy (Consulting, financial, etc), General Management
GMAT: 740
GPA: 1st class hons in SE Asia uni (Estimated conversion at 3.7)
Work experience(WE): (Both in priority banking platforms in home country) Product management in leading US bank (1.5 yrs), foreign exchange sales in another top bank (1.5 yrs)
Nationality: SE Asian
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Extra-curriculars/community:
- Teaching disadvantaged school-going children
- Running, currently training for my first marathon

Schools applied to:
School 1: Chicago GSB - Matriculating!
School 2: HBS - Dinged with interview
School 3: Columbia - Dinged w/o interview (Reapp w interview last yr)
School 4: NYU - Dinged w/o interview (Reapp w/o interview last yr)
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 14 Apr 2008, 19:56
Program: MBA-FT
Area of interest in MBA: Entrepreneurship, Finance
GMAT: 760 (51Q, 42V)
GPA: 9.3/10 undergrad, 3.8/4 Grad school
Work experience(WE): 5.5 (Startups and Big Tech firms) - Mostly highly visible engg work
Nationality: Indian ;)
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Very active in student groups in undergrad and grad school and alumni chapter, On and off social work

Schools applied to:
Wharton R1
Dinged after interview

Haas R1
Dinged


Chicago GSB R2
Accepted
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2008, 09:02
Program: MBA-FT
Area of interest: Marketing-- Brand Management
GMAT: 700 (48Q, 38V), 6 AWA
GPA: 3.75 BS
Work experience: 2.5 + own jewelry business
Nationality: Asian American
Age: 24, 25 upon matriculation
Gender: Female
Extra-curriculars/community: soup kitchen, habitat for humanity, own business

NYU
denied w/o interview

Yale
denied w/ interview

Cornell
accepted and matriculating!
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2008, 10:59
Program: FT MBA
Area of interest in MBA : Strategy, Change Management
GMAT: 770 (95%Q, 99%V), 5.5 AWA
GPA: 2.9 in Econ from top 10
Work experience(WE): 2 years in retail services, 2 years in Industry Finance
Nationality: US
Age: 27 at matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Standard fare in undergrad, Chair of alumni interview committee for undergrad alma mater since graduation

Schools applied to:

HBS: Round 1
Status: Dinged w/o interview


Fuqua (Duke): Round 1
Status: Waitlisted, withdrew voluntarily


Boston College: Round 1
Status: Accepted with 50% scholarship

Kenan-Flagler (UNC): Round 2 (first non-Early Action round)
Status: Accepted with fellowship, Attending
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 13 May 2008, 08:07
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Program: FT MBA
Area of interest in MBA : IM, Asset management
GMAT: 750 (98%Q, 90%V), 5.5 AWA
GPA: 4.0 in EE from non-IIT in India
MS in Comp Engg from Tier 2 Univ in US, 3.3 GPA.
Work experience(WE): 4 years in Fortune 500 Co. in Wireless Chip Design
Nationality: Indian
Age: 28 at matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community:
* Secretary of a South Asian non-profit in Boston
* Leader of a Tsunami Reconstruction Project
* Have done standup comedy and acted on stage

Schools applied to:

Chi GSB Round 1
Status: Dinged with interview

Yale : Round 1
Status: Dinged w/o interview

NYU Stern: Round 2
Status: Dinged w/o interview

Kellogg: Round 1
Status: Waitlisted, will change to Accepted soon. (How do i know??? I dont know how, but I know ts happening !!)
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 13 May 2008, 18:37
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : GM, Marketing, Finance, Real Estate, Social Venture Capital
GMAT: 690 (1st time) 70% Verbal, 85% Quant; 730 (obtained while on wait list) 89% Verbal, 89% Quant.
GPA: Econ from UChicago, 2.83
Work experience(WE): 41 months at matriculation at commercial bank, currently an AVP
Nationality: Chinese (US Citizen)
Age: 25 at matriculation
Gender: F
Extra-curriculars/community: Tutor at non-profit, co-organizer of company gift drive, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society-charity runner. A lot during undergrad (incl. 2 high level leadership positions). While on the waitlist, I got invited to join the advisory board of the non-profit that I tutor at.

Schools applied to:

Stanford: Round 2
Status: Denied w/o interview

Northwestern: Round 2
Status: Denied w/ interview

Yale: Round 2
Status: Denied w/o interview

Michigan (Ross): Round 2
Status: Waitlisted w/interview - Withdrawn

Chicago: Round 2
Status: Waitlisted w/interview - accepted on 5/13 - Matriculating

Haas: Round 3 (of 4)
Status: Denied w/o interview

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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 20 May 2008, 21:16
Program: MBA-PT

Area of interest in MBA: Strategy and General Management
GMAT: 690, Q48/V37, AWA 5.0
GPA: Undergraduate (B.E First Class with Honors from an university in India) Graduate (MS EE 3.1/4.0) from an average US University
Work experience(WE): 8 years in the Semiconductor/Telecom industry at a Fortune 500 Company in the US, 1 Year in India
Nationality: Indian/Green Card holder
Age: 33 at Matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community:
- Multiple volunteering activities over the years

Schools applied to:
School 1: UT Austin Evening MBA R1 PT
Status: ACCEPTED

School 2: Chicago GSB Weekend MBA PT (Rolling Admissions; submitted in January, Deadline in June)
Status: Dinged

School 3: NW Kellogg Saturday MBA PT (Submitted 2 days before the deadline in April)
Status: ACCEPTED and Matriculating
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 04 Jun 2008, 09:10
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Area of interest in MBA: Leadership and Change Management, Quantitative Finance
GMAT: 740, Q49/V41, AWA 5.0
GPA: 3.0 B.E., Double major in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics at a top 20 school.
Work experience(WE): 6 years experience as a quantitative analyst at a top hedge fund. Currently supervising two other analysts.
Nationality: American
Age: 29 at matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community:
- New York Society of Securities Analysts member
- International Association of Financial Engineers member
- Fraternity house manager in college
- Engineer Council member in college
- Volunteer Students for Science in college
- CFA Charterholder (passed all three levels without failure in two total years)
Great recs, essays and resume. I’m weak in community service and GPA but the CFA makes up for the GPA to some degree.

Only school applied to:
School 1: NYU
Status: Accepted and matriculating!

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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 23 Jun 2008, 22:45
Program: MBA-FT
Area of interest in MBA: Strategy, consulting
GMAT: 750, Q50/V40, AWA 6.0
GPA: 3.5 UG, 4.0 G
WE: 4 years, Engineering; Last year in project management
Nationality: Indian
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/ Community involvement: Leadership role in one NGO for 4 years after college, mentor high school children, voluntary work with another NGO for 2 years; Lots of leadership roles during college
Schools applied to:

Wharton R1: Dinged after i/v
Stanford R1: Dinged w/o i/v
Haas R2: Waitlisted, interviewed, withdrew
Michigan R2: Waitlisted, admitted, matriculating
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Re: 2008 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2008, 10:50
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Program: MBA (Executive)
Area of interest in MBA : Finance, Management
GMAT: 730 (Q48/V42)
GPA: <3.0 - UC Berkeley Computer Science
Work experience(WE): 12 years/Management Consulting/Entrepreneur - started mobile wireless company 4.5 years ago
Nationality: Korean
Age: 34
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: martial arts, church (elder), photographer

Schools applied to:

School 1: (Rolling Admissions)
UCLA EMBA
Status: Accepted

School 2: Round 1
UC Berkeley Haas / Columbia joint EMBA
Status: Accepted

School 3: Round 1 (1 round only)
Wharton MBA for Executives
Status: Accepted and Matriculating

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