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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2009, 14:36
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Real Estate/Finance
GMAT: 720, 49Q, 38V, 6.0 AWA
GPA: 3.6 (4.0 Major) in Finance at Large State U, Top-30 School
WE: 3 years (Commercial Banking)
Nationality: U.S.
Age: 24 (25 at matriculation)
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Alum. Assoc; Career mentor at alma mater; Mentor at city youth program; guitar; basketball

Schools applied to:

Wharton: Round 2
Status: Invited to Interview

Kellogg: Round 2
Status: Interviewed 2/20

MIT: Round 2
Status: Rejected w/o interview

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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2009, 07:39
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Healthcare / Non-Profit
GMAT: 740; V42 Q49
GPA: 3.6/Finance
Work experience(WE): 3.5yrs Consulting
Nationality: US Permanent Resident / Asian
Age: 25
Gender: F
Extra-curriculars/community: President of a University club, sorority, honors program, 6-month volunteering trip, organizer of annual corporate fundraiser event

Schools applied to:

School 1: Kellogg R2
Status: Submitted

School 2: Yale R2
Status: Submitted

School 3: Wharton R2
Status: Submitted

School 4: HBS R2
Status: Submitted

School 5: Columbia RD
Status: Submitted

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Schools: Wharton (R2, Int Invit),Chicago (R2, Int Invit),Columbia (R2, Int Invit),NYU (R2),MIT (Ding),LBS (Ding)
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2009, 09:22
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Investment Management
GMAT: 700; V35 Q50
GPA: 3.1 Finance (State University), 3.2 MA in Econ (State University)
Work experience(WE):4 yrs Investment Management
Nationality: US Permanent Resident / Asian
Age: 29
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: Average

Schools applied to:

School 1: Chicago R2
Status: Submitted

School 2: Wharton R2
Status: Submitted

School 3: LBS R2
Status: Submitted

School 4: Columbia RD
Status: Submitted

School 5: NYU R2
Status: Submitted

School 6: MIT R2
Status: Submitted
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2009, 09:47
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : General Management, MC
GMAT: 760; V44 Q49
GPA: 3.3 Engineering (Top-10 State University)
Work experience(WE): 5 yrs engr
Nationality: US citizen
Age: 28
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: Average

Schools applied to:

School 1: Chicago R2
Status: Interviewed, Accepted

School 2: Wharton R2
Status: Interviewed, Waitlist

School 3: HBS R2
Status: Ding w/o interview

School 4: MIT R2
Status: Ding w/o interview

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Schools: Kellogg, Tuck, UNC, MIT-Sloan (DING), Ross (No interview)
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2009, 11:51
Area of interest in MBA : Entrepreneurship, General Management
GMAT: 720; V35 Q51
GPA: 77% (Non-US University)
Work experience(WE): 6 yrs @ matriculation
Nationality: Indian @ US
Age: 27
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: Average

Schools applied to (in the order of preference):
1. Kellogg - Waitlisted
2. MIT (Sloan) - DING w/o interview
3. Tuck - Decision on 2/6
4. Ross - DING w/o interview
5. UNC (Kenan-Flagler) - Decision on 2/9
6. Indiana (Kelley) - Decision by late march
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 18:17
Program: MBA(FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Cleantech, Alternative Energy
GMAT: Total 750, Verbal: 41 (93%), Quant.: 50 (95%), AWA: 6.0 (88%)
GPA: 3.5, (Top 15)
Work experience(WE): 6 yrs, Engineering & Product Marketing
Nationality: American
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: President - local non-profit chapter, Mentor - after school science program.

Schools applied to:

School 1: Sloan, Round 1 - ding w/o interview

School 2: Kellogg, Round 1 - accepted

School 3: Haas, Round 1 - accepted & matriculating

School 4: Stanford, Round 2 - ding w/o interview

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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 18:55
Program: MBA (FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Marketing or GM
GMAT: 770 (49Q, 47V)
GPA: 3.6, modern languages at a small liberal arts school
Work experience(WE): 3.5 years in hospitality/management consulting (boutique)
Nationality: US
Age: 26
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: Extensive church involvement

Schools applied to:

Fuqua (R1): Matriculating
Kellogg (R1): Accepted
Wharton (R1): Dinged with interview
Harvard (R1): Dinged w/o interview
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2009, 05:47
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : General Management/Technology
GMAT: 740, 50Q, 39V, 6.0 AWA
GPA: 3.8 (3.98 Major) in Engineering at a mid-level engineering school
WE: 4 years in technology and consulting
Nationality: India
Age: 24 (25 at matriculation)
Gender: Female
Extra-curricular/community: Swimming, Golf, Quizzing, Volunteer Network for Literary of underprivileged children, Women's Network

Schools applied to:

Haas: Round 1
Status: Matriculating


UCLA: Round 1
Status: Admitted


Duke: Round 1
Status: Dinged


Stanford: Round 2
Status: Submitted
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 01 Feb 2009, 11:17
Program: MBA(FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Technology Management, Consulting, General Management
GMAT: Total 750, Verbal: 44 (97%), Quant.: 48 (85%), AWA: 6.0 (89%)
GPA: 3.4 in EE (top state school)
Work experience(WE): 4 yrs (2 years in management rotation program, 2 years in product management)
Nationality: Asian American
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: VP of Promotions and Public Relations for Young Professionals organization, company's campus recruiting manager at alma mater, martial arts practitioner (kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu).

Schools applied to:

School 1: Sloan, Round 1 - ding w/o interview

School 2: Kellogg, Round 1 - accepted

School 3: Haas, Round 1 - accepted

School 4: Ross, Round 1 - accepted
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 02 Feb 2009, 09:54
Program: MBA (FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Finance
GMAT: 720 (46Q, 44V)
GPA: 2.84, economics IVY
Work experience(WE): 5.5 years in financial risk analysis
Nationality: US/white
Age: 27
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: None really

Schools applied to:

Ross (R1): Accepted
Darden (R1): Accepted
Kellogg (R1) : Dinged
Johnson (R2): Interviewed
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 07 Mar 2009, 08:18
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA: General Management
GMAT: 700 - Q46, V40, AWA 4
GPA: 67%, Engineering from India
Work experience(WE): 11 in IT Consulting
Nationality: Indian
Age: 33 at Matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Some in college, Some at work

Schools applied to:

School 1: Notre Dame (Rolling)
Status: Applied on 01/16, Waitlisted on 02/17 - Withdrawn


School 2: Emory Goizueta (Rolling)
Status: Applied on 01/31, Denied on 03/07


School 3: Cranfield School of Management (UK) (Rolling)
Status: Applied on 02/18, Interviewed on 02/24, Accepted on 02/26


School 4: Insead Jan 2010 - Round 1
Status: Submitted on 03/11, Denied on 04/24

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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2009, 22:17
Program: MBA(FT)
GMAT: 620 (Q42, v35 AWA 6) --> 640 (Q35, V42, AWA 6) scores flip flopped!
GPA: 3.7 (business management and political science double major) large public university, several quant classes with high grades
Work experience(WE): 5 years major consumer magazine ad-sales marketing, 2 years national retailer marketing partnerships
Nationality: USA
Age: 27 at matriculation
Gender: F
Extra-curriculars/community: VP of Junior Board of local boys home, Conceptualized and founded client program for large New York MS organization (raised 65,000 in cash and in-kind to launch program), event committee for homeless organization's annual fashion show, generated in-kind donations for San Francisco division of another multiple sclerosis charity...
Other: Have significant reading disability making standardized tests difficult but managed to excel without accommodations in undergrad and took several quant classes including calc, statistics, various econ, investment analysis etc and received A's or A-. Hopefully schools see that!


Schools applied to:

School 1: NYU Stern R2
Status: Waitlisted

School 2: Columbia - regular decision
Status: Applied VERY late... waiting (and will be for a while)

School 3: Yale R2
Status: Ding!

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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2009, 14:55
Program: MBA(FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Finance, Investment Management
GMAT: 700, Q48, V38, 4.0
GPA: 3.4, cum laude, finance (top 3 party school in the nation)
Work experience(WE): 5 yrs, municipal consulting and financial management for small firm
Nationality: American
Age: 27 (28 in a few weeks)
Gender: Male
Designations: CFA charterholder
Extra-curricular/community: D1 bball, fraternity; post college: bball, unique underprivileged children volunteer work.

Schools applied to:
School 1: HBS, Round 1 - Ding w/out interview
School 2: Tuck, Nov Round -Waitlist
School 3: CBS, RD – Accepted
School 4: Chicago, Round 2 – Accepted
School 5: Cornell, Round 3 – Accepted and waitlisted for Park
School 6: Wharton, Round 2 – Ding w/ interview

I withdrew from MIT and Yale.

My apps definetly got better with time.

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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2009, 16:52
Program: MBA(FT)
Area of interest in MBA : Strategy, Technology, Social Enterprise
GMAT: 760, Q50, V44, AWA 6.0
Undergrad GPA: 3.2, Top Engineering School
Work experience(WE): 3+ yrs, Clean Energy R&D
Nationality: Asian
Age: 31 (32 at Matriculation)
Gender: Male
Extra-curricular/community: Church leader, Volunteer teacher for people with disabilities, Toastmasters club, Graduate student government, Writer for the school paper

R1:
HBS - Ding
Stanford - Ding
Wharton - Ding
MIT - Ding

R2:
LBS - Ding
Kellogg - Ding
Chicago - Accepted
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 26 Mar 2009, 09:11
Program: FT MBA + Dual degree with environmental studies where that exists
Area of interest in MBA: Sustainability (design, strategy, social impact)
GMAT: 760
GPA: 3.52, dual degree in Econ & Comp Sci from an Ivy
Work experience(WE): 6 years total - < 2 years in Risk Management at a regional commercial bank, 4 years in sales consulting
Nationality: Asian-American
Age: 27
Gender: F
Extra-curriculars/community: Net Impact professional club, lots of volunteering, grant making, giving circle

Schools applied to:
R1
Berkeley - Accepted

R2
Michigan - Accepted to both Ross and the School of Natural Resources, with a partial scholarship to Ross. Matriculated to 3-year MBA/MS through the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise

Kellogg - Waitlisted then dinged

Stanford - Ding

Harvard - Ding
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 26 Mar 2009, 14:30
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Private Equity
GMAT: 750
GPA: 3.7, Industrial Engineering / Econ, Top 15 US
Work experience(WE): 5 yrs (2 in IT healthcare consulting, 3 in PE FoF)
Nationality: U.S. / Asian American
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Basketball, Cultural Clubs, CFA

Schools applied to:

School 1: Kellogg Round 2
Status: Accepted

School 2: Haas Round 2
Status: Accepted w/$$$

School 3: Booth Round 2
Status: Accepted

School 4: Wharton Round 2
Status: Dinged w/ Interview

School 5: Columbia Regular Decision
Status: Invited to interview
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 03 Apr 2009, 11:20
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA: GM, Strategic Marketing
GMAT: 750 (49Q, 42V), AWA 6.0
GPA: 4.96/5.00, BSc and MSc in Math (from Ukrainian university)
WE: 9 y. Marketing and Strategy (7 y. in FMCG, 2 y. as an independent consultant)
Nationality: Ukrainian
Age: 32
Gender: F
Extra-curriculars/community: some interesting hobbies; nothing on community level

Schools applied to:

1. Oxford Said R1
Status: Admitted and Matriculating

2. Cambridge Judge R1
Status: Interviewed, Waitlisted – has withdrawn for Oxford
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 13 Apr 2009, 12:42
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Marketing/Brand Management
GMAT: 760, 47V/47Q
GPA: 3.67, Mid Sized School, ranked about 50th nationally. Political Science Major. Great trend in grades, I got a 3.93 cumulative duing my Junior and Senior year.
Work experience(WE): 4 years WE. Worked on political campaigns and at a political consulting firm. Managed a small local campaign, and worked in fundraising for a U.S. Senator.
Nationality: American
Age: 25
Gender: M
Extra-curriculars/community: About average. Nothing spectacular, but not too shabby.

Schools applied to:

School 1: Harvard (Round 1)
Status: Dinged w/o interview


School 2: Northwestern - Kellogg (Round 1)
Status: Dinged


School 3: Virginia - Darden (Round 1)
Status: Accepted


School 4: Duke - Fuqua (Round 1)
Status: Waitlisted/Accepted with scholarship/ Martriculating


School 5: Texas - McCombs (Round 1)
Status: Dinged


School 6: UNC - Kenan-Flagler (Round 1)
Status: Waitlisted/Withdrawn

School 7: Notre Dame - Mendoza (Round 2)
Status: Accepted w/ Full Tuition Scholarship


School 8: Georgetown - McDonough (Round 2)
Status: Withdrawn
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2009, 09:26
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA: Entertainment/ Entre./ Strategy
GMAT: 580, Q35, V35 AWA: 6
GPA: 3.31, Marketing, Tier 3 Undergrad (large private)
Work experience(WE):6, 6 Marketing research (5 as Senior Manager), 3 Entrepreneur
Nationality: African American
Age: 29 at Matriculation
Gender: Male
Extra-curriculars/community: Some in college, Volunter work, Consulting, Event Planning, started small business

Schools applied to:

School 1: NYU 2nd Round
Status: Admitted and Matriculating

School 2: Emory 2nd Round
Status: Waitlisted w/ Interview - Application withdrawn
"Low GMAT"

School 3: Georgetown 2nd Round
Status: Accepted w/ Interview

School 4: Yale 2nd Round
Status: Dinged w/o interview
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Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! [#permalink] New post 28 Apr 2009, 06:44
Program: MBA FT
Area of interest in MBA : Corporate Finance, Investment Banking
GMAT: 750/V43/ Q51
GPA: Math and Economics Double Major, 3.8
Work experience(WE): 3 Years WE/ Investment Managment Institutional Sales/Marketing
Nationality: Chinese
Age: 26
Gender: male
Extra-curriculars/community: Extensive

Schools applied to:

Columbia: Early Decision
Status: Dinged after interview (lesson learned, always start earlier, I think I messed up the timing of my recommendation and my bosses have to rush their letter)

NYU Stern: Round 1
Status: Accepted and Matriculating (Most fun application...especially essay 3)

Yale SOM: Round 2
Status: Accepted with $$$ (I am getting really good at my stories, the best application among the three, I think)
Re: 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION!   [#permalink] 28 Apr 2009, 06:44
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