Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 02 Sep 2015, 20:38
GMAT Club Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 26 May 2009
Posts: 685
Schools: Ross 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 4

Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2009, 05:17
2
This post was
BOOKMARKED
Is there any difference at all between applying in R1 vs. R2? Most schools claim that there isn't any difference, but in terms of scholarships and other things, are there any advantages to applying in R1 as opposed to R2?
_________________

Respect my Authoritaaah!

VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 11 Dec 2006
Posts: 1430
Location: New York, NY
Schools: NYU Stern 2009
Followers: 40

Kudos [?]: 219 [0], given: 6

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2009, 05:34
The earlier you apply, the more scholarships there will be that haven't been given out. Some schools may wait a while on this, but rolling admissions schools definitely have a difficulty in managing them.
_________________

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 26 May 2009
Posts: 685
Schools: Ross 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 4

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 05:21
3underscore wrote:
The earlier you apply, the more scholarships there will be that haven't been given out. Some schools may wait a while on this, but rolling admissions schools definitely have a difficulty in managing them.


Thanks. I don't think any of the schools to which I'm applying has rolling admissions. Are there any other considerations aside from scholarship money that I should be aware of?
_________________

Respect my Authoritaaah!

1 KUDOS received
Current Student
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2008
Posts: 300
Schools: Kellogg School of Management
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 30 [1] , given: 10

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 06:06
1
This post received
KUDOS
There are huge differences in my opinion.

1. When you apply in round 1, you know there's a round 2 in case things go wrong.
2. If you are waitlisted in round 1, you have one more shot of coming off the WL.
3. More scholarships are available to round 1 applicants.
4. If you get good offers in round 1, you can use them to negotiate funds from other schools which are no longer available during round 2.

The only reason to postpone filing the application to round 2, in my opinion, would be if your application would be much better in R2 (i.e., improving GMAT, not enough time to write and etc.).
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jun 2009
Posts: 332
Schools: Wharton Class of 2012 w/ fellowship
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 56 [0], given: 12

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 08:33
i've heard there's really no difference either, and i'm not sure how applying and getting in somewhere in round one gives you leverage in round 2 when your deposit for the round 1 school is more than likely due before decisions are made for round 2.

i'm choosing to apply round 2 because i work for a smaller company and i do not want them to know almost a year before i would leave that i'm thinking about leaving. my company is not a MBA feeder, so the longer i can hold off on basically telling them i'm only here until june/july 2010, the better.
_________________

My story of an average chick who stumbled into the 700+ club
700-clubbers-add-your-name-to-the-list-64636-100.html#p600519
My 2009-2010 Application Decisions
2010-profiles-w-admit-dings-results-no-discussion-78475.html?view-post=600694#p600694

Current Student
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2008
Posts: 300
Schools: Kellogg School of Management
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 10

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 12:14
2012dreams wrote:
i've heard there's really no difference either, and i'm not sure how applying and getting in somewhere in round one gives you leverage in round 2 when your deposit for the round 1 school is more than likely due before decisions are made for round 2.

i'm choosing to apply round 2 because i work for a smaller company and i do not want them to know almost a year before i would leave that i'm thinking about leaving. my company is not a MBA feeder, so the longer i can hold off on basically telling them i'm only here until june/july 2010, the better.



You have a very good reason to apply in round 2. I would add that to one of the cases where it may be better to apply in r2, but it doesn't negate the advantages of applying in round 1 that I mentioned.

Specifically, getting into a school in round 1 and then being admitted to another in round 2 can help you get money from the second school. I've seen it happen. You tell them you already paid the deposit for the first school and finances have become very important to you.

In fact, I personally got in off the waitlisted and got offered money when I told them I was going to a school that admitted me in round 1.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 26 May 2009
Posts: 685
Schools: Ross 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 4

Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 01 Aug 2009, 06:09
Gil wrote:
There are huge differences in my opinion.

1. When you apply in round 1, you know there's a round 2 in case things go wrong.
2. If you are waitlisted in round 1, you have one more shot of coming off the WL.
3. More scholarships are available to round 1 applicants.
4. If you get good offers in round 1, you can use them to negotiate funds from other schools which are no longer available during round 2.

The only reason to postpone filing the application to round 2, in my opinion, would be if your application would be much better in R2 (i.e., improving GMAT, not enough time to write and etc.).


Thank you. That's what I wanted to know.
_________________

Respect my Authoritaaah!

Non-Human User
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 338
Followers: 42

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

Premium Member
Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2? [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2015, 16:49
Hello from the GMAT Club MBAbot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
Re: Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2?   [#permalink] 09 Jul 2015, 16:49
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
4 Hedging between R1 and R2 emmanuelle8 12 03 Jul 2012, 17:52
Experts publish their posts in the topic Applying to Insead in R1 or R2 ss87 3 22 Mar 2012, 22:53
R1 vs R2 abhicoolmax 6 11 Jul 2011, 14:44
Differences between R1 and R2 kryzak 11 26 Jul 2007, 08:55
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Any difference between applying in R1 vs. R2?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.