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Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged)

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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 11 May 2009, 09:51
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 11 May 2009, 10:18
OK - I am getting back on this treadmill ... started last year but had to park this for a variety of reasons.

It actually makes things a little simpler. If I am ever going to go full-time I must go next year!!
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 11 May 2009, 18:49
Count me in too
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 11 May 2009, 18:53
My advice, if you have some time for visits now it might be a good idea to check out some schools in your area. The more you can narrow your list down now the easier life will be. You can then focus on those applications in July/August when applications are made available.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 11 May 2009, 18:59
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Fall 2010 Applicants: (20)
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P.S. - Clearadmit says that some schools already released essays for 2010.....

Which schools are they talking about?

ask-clear-admit-78147.html#p590109

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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 12 May 2009, 03:18
Columbia has already released its January 2010 Executive Program essays.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 12 May 2009, 06:24
xlick wrote:
Columbia has already released its January 2010 Executive Program essays.


Oh, is that what they mean? Sigh....
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 12 May 2009, 09:07
Columbia has also posted the previous on campus panel videos - worth watching

http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/mba/learnmore/visit
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 07:44
OK 2010ers! Please post your profiles on the 2010 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! 2010-profiles-w-admit-dings-results-no-discussion-78475.html thread!
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 10:28

Maybe I should hold an evening Chatroom Schmoozing event for all 2010 applicants where all the newcomers can mingle with one another and maybe some 2009 admits…. I can't let Raabend, isa, or Solaris to steal all the 2010 applicants to their respective schools…. I need some live bodies at Yale SOM... :wink:

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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 11:46
"evening Chatroom Schmoozing" doesn't sound quite right, but i'm in! :lol:
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 12:21
I would love to see [how/if] the '09 admits sway some students to their schools.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 12:33
2010 applicants: Come to Cornell. Im like the most fun person in the history of the world.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 13:09
Hello All,

Count me in as well....

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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 19:20
Just posted my profile in the official thread, I guess there is no looking back now.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 13 May 2009, 19:37
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I would love to see [how/if] the '09 admits sway some students to their schools.


Yea this would be an interesting pattern to follow. It seems the 08 swayed the 09 class to an extent (look at the number of Kellogg and Booth students matriculating this fall from GMATClub). I've read a lot of posts by the 08 folks, and I don't think its a coincidence that Haas, Kellogg, and Booth are my top 3 choices. :)
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 14 May 2009, 10:08
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Maybe I should hold an evening Chatroom Schmoozing event for all 2010 applicants where all the newcomers can mingle with one another and maybe some 2009 admits…. I can't let Raabend, isa, or Solaris to steal all the 2010 applicants to their respective schools…. I need some live bodies at Yale SOM... :wink:


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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 14 May 2009, 12:28
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I would love to see [how/if] the '09 admits sway some students to their schools.


Yea this would be an interesting pattern to follow. It seems the 08 swayed the 09 class to an extent (look at the number of Kellogg and Booth students matriculating this fall from GMATClub). I've read a lot of posts by the 08 folks, and I don't think its a coincidence that Haas, Kellogg, and Booth are my top 3 choices. :)

Kellogg, Booth, and Ross have been the three biggest in terms of students heading there for the past two years. I think there are 14 people in Kellogg's class of 2010 from on here and now around 20. The success at HBS and Stanford was stellar on here this year. Overall I think its a function of growth of the site. Of course threads for schools that have students get a lot more activity since you can get insights from students during the application process. Threads for places like Kellogg and Booth definitely drive more interest than someplace like Sloan where the success rate is much lower and dont have students talking glowingly about the program. I think the first post on threads that show tons of admissions and people attending those schools will be one of the biggest influences. Just compare MIT's and Kellogg/Booth (even HBS)...that will get a lot of people thinking about which schools they really want to dedicate countless hours applying to.
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 14 May 2009, 12:57
I am a fall 2010 applicant too. Will be visiting chicago on may 28, 29...anybody visiting during the same time?
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Re: Calling All 2010 Applicants / Bschool visits (Merged) [#permalink] New post 14 May 2009, 15:38
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Kellogg, Booth, and Ross have been the three biggest in terms of students heading there for the past two years. I think there are 14 people in Kellogg's class of 2010 from on here and now around 20. The success at HBS and Stanford was stellar on here this year. Overall I think its a function of growth of the site. Of course threads for schools that have students get a lot more activity since you can get insights from students during the application process. Threads for places like Kellogg and Booth definitely drive more interest than someplace like Sloan where the success rate is much lower and dont have students talking glowingly about the program. I think the first post on threads that show tons of admissions and people attending those schools will be one of the biggest influences. Just compare MIT's and Kellogg/Booth (even HBS)...that will get a lot of people thinking about which schools they really want to dedicate countless hours applying to.


River, I completely agree. I meant my comment in entirely a positive way, sorry if it came across differently. I think you've done an excellent job as a representative for Kellogg, as has Rhyme for Booth, Kryzak for Haas, etc. Having these representatives helps people in their selection process. For example, your answers regarding the size of the Kellogg being a big benefit in looking for a GM position in Energy was very helpful. The fact that there are people on here talking glowingly about the programs makes others gravitate towards them.
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