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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2012, 01:10
Hey Guys,

New thread master here.... For the admitted applicants, are any of you going to the Welcome Event on the 21st?

Also, for the remaining applicants, I'd be more than happy to take general questions on admissions.

SC

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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2012, 07:07
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Hey Guys,

New thread master here.... For the admitted applicants, are any of you going to the Welcome Event on the 21st?

Also, for the remaining applicants, I'd more than happy to take general questions on admissions.

SC


I am planning to attend the welcome event on 21st
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2012, 10:16
findprithvi wrote:
USCTrojan2006 wrote:
Hey Guys,

New thread master here.... For the admitted applicants, are any of you going to the Welcome Event on the 21st?

Also, for the remaining applicants, I'd more than happy to take general questions on admissions.

SC


I am planning to attend the welcome event on 21st


Cool man, hope to see you there.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2012, 15:35
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USCTrojan2006 wrote:
Hey Guys,

New thread master here.... For the admitted applicants, are any of you going to the Welcome Event on the 21st?

Also, for the remaining applicants, I'd more than happy to take general questions on admissions.

SC


I am planning to attend the welcome event on 21st


Same here. Does anyone have additional information about this event? I RSVP'd but didn't see anything regarding time or location, only the date.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2012, 19:00
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findprithvi wrote:
USCTrojan2006 wrote:
Hey Guys,

New thread master here.... For the admitted applicants, are any of you going to the Welcome Event on the 21st?

Also, for the remaining applicants, I'd more than happy to take general questions on admissions.

SC


I am planning to attend the welcome event on 21st


Same here. Does anyone have additional information about this event? I RSVP'd but didn't see anything regarding time or location, only the date.


I spoke to the FEMBA office this morning .. they mentioned that it would be from 1:30 - 5:00.
Anybody travelling from the Bay Area?
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2012, 00:30
I am deciding whether to do the 2 weekday classes or the 2 Saturday classes. I work in OC and my work schedule is flexible enough that I'd be able to leave at 2 and beat traffic if I do the weekday classes. This is appealing to me because then I don't have to spend an entire Saturday at school.

However, I think the majority of OC commuters will be taking the 2 Saturday classes and I would like to get to know the people who are in my area better. Any OC ppl planning on doing the weekday classes?

Can anyone please give me their take on the pros/cons of weekday vs Saturday classes?
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2012, 21:03
suwaguman wrote:
I am deciding whether to do the 2 weekday classes or the 2 Saturday classes. I work in OC and my work schedule is flexible enough that I'd be able to leave at 2 and beat traffic if I do the weekday classes. This is appealing to me because then I don't have to spend an entire Saturday at school.

However, I think the majority of OC commuters will be taking the 2 Saturday classes and I would like to get to know the people who are in my area better. Any OC ppl planning on doing the weekday classes?

Can anyone please give me their take on the pros/cons of weekday vs Saturday classes?


Campus is normally dead on Saturdays? Plus I didn't want to take an extra day a week for school. I wanted to keep my full weekend.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2012, 21:01
Just submitted R2.
670 GMAT, 3.73 GPA, 7 years WE
Attending Super Saturday on Jan 28
Guess we will wait and see...

Any other OC applicants?
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2012, 10:28
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Just submitted R2.
670 GMAT, 3.73 GPA, 7 years WE
Attending Super Saturday on Jan 28
Guess we will wait and see...

Any other OC applicants?


Your numbers look solid, good luck on the interview! I'm in OC too
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2012, 11:58
submitted R2 App, 630 Gmat, Q 48, V 29, AWA 5
Two masters in engineering with thesis, undergrad in engineering with 3.4 GPA
6 years IT WE, 5 years academic research exp, last 2 in Fortune 500

Signed up for Super Saturday interview on Jan 28. Im close to SF Valley, anyone from SF valley ?
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2012, 12:11
Did anyone go to the welcome event for 2012 R1 admits last weekend? What was the general opinion about the program, class composition, etc? i am looking to specialize in consulting/management strategy and would like to get an opinion abt the program for this
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 00:26
I just interviewed today, Super Saturday for FEMBA R2. My overall experience was positive - it was more of a casual conversation than a typical interview and I enjoyed it quite a bit. Unfortunately, I think I was nervous and didn't come across as well as I would have liked - we'll just have to see. Kudos to UCLA for an awesome open house last weekend, and a friendly atmosphere for Super Saturday. The more exposure I have to this program and to the people involved, the more I want to go!

Playing the waiting game till <= 3/23/2012 ...

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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 08:42
I also found the super saturday to be a positive experience. I was paired with a current femba student that I'd say i clicked with pretty well. No strange questions... mostly why UCLA FEBMA, what have I accomplished in my career, what would I like to do next....
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 01 Feb 2012, 14:45
For the matriculators:

Anyone get the SIR yet? I thought we would've seen this by now.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 01 Feb 2012, 15:12
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For the matriculators:

Anyone get the SIR yet? I thought we would've seen this by now.


Not yet. I emailed them last week and they said it will take 6-8 weeks.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2012, 09:07
got the SIR email yesterday.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2012, 09:30
trikstr wrote:
got the SIR email yesterday.


Same here.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2012, 19:38
Hi folks! R2 applicant here. Looking forward to hearing all the "I'm ins" while keeping my fingers crossed myself!

I went to the Super Saturday interview day and was actually interviewed by an alum who had graduated a long while back. What a great experience. I have to say, UCLA has done a lot to really reach out and get to know applicants--pretty amazing.
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Mar 2012, 15:00
Round 2 Wait listed...
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Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Mar 2012, 15:10
Folks,

The wordings on my status today are a little different.
It says: "Your FEMBA application is currently being reviewed by the admissions committee and a decision will be released by the publish date for your round."

Previously, it used to state: "Your FEMBA application is complete and is being reviewed by our admissions committee."

Anyone else having this updated message in their online status??....
Re: Anderson FEMBA 2012 - Calling All Applicants   [#permalink] 05 Mar 2012, 15:10
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