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# Calling All 2011 Booth Applicants!!

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05 Aug 2011, 09:18
Well I think everyone knows the rapture isn't until October 21st now.
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05 Aug 2011, 09:39
I think a certain ancient South American civilization might say that's a few months premature. Either way, why are we worrying about the waitlist then?
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05 Aug 2011, 10:17
dccubsfan wrote:
I think a certain ancient South American civilization might say that's a few months premature. Either way, why are we worrying about the waitlist then?

Booth is hedging that the rapture/apoloypse happens early (before October 21st or whatever the Mayans said) and thus they need students. We are hedging that if rapture/apocolypse happens the consequences are not bad enough to make the NPV of the MBA negative. For Booth it is essentially a free option, the only cost being having to read our desperate and whiny letters, but they can just ignore them, which seems to be what they are doing.

My hope is that all the admits who said that they are going to b-school to make the world a better place have an epiphany that an MBA might not be the optimal route to achieve their goals.
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05 Aug 2011, 11:02
AJPennypacker wrote:
dccubsfan wrote:
I think a certain ancient South American civilization might say that's a few months premature. Either way, why are we worrying about the waitlist then?

Booth is hedging that the rapture/apoloypse happens early (before October 21st or whatever the Mayans said) and thus they need students. We are hedging that if rapture/apocolypse happens the consequences are not bad enough to make the NPV of the MBA negative. For Booth it is essentially a free option, the only cost being having to read our desperate and whiny letters, but they can just ignore them, which seems to be what they are doing.

My hope is that all the admits who said that they are going to b-school to make the world a better place have an epiphany that an MBA might not be the optimal route to achieve their goals.

Most people that say they want to go to business school to "save the world" end up in banking or consulting. Fact.
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08 Aug 2011, 07:41
Well - I think some would argue that making a ton of money you could possibly later give away is one avenue to doing that. When faced with the actual bill for the MBA, I'm sure plenty of people realize they have to change their tune.
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08 Aug 2011, 18:15
I guess that's a ding for me. I told them that I had to know by August 5th and now no word. Not too worried about it though. I'm excited to attend Michigan this fall!

Good luck to the rest of you!
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09 Aug 2011, 06:15
The ordeal ends .. ding.

Usual status update email around 9:10 CST
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09 Aug 2011, 07:01
Ding. meh. It's what i expected.
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09 Aug 2011, 07:36
Ding as well... got an email that my Application Status had changed.

Best of luck to the class of 2013. Maybe one of you will hire me one day.
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09 Aug 2011, 07:46
out of curiosity, how do you even check your application status? my old log in doesn't work now that they have started applications for next year.
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09 Aug 2011, 07:50
NYYankees wrote:
out of curiosity, how do you even check your application status? my old log in doesn't work now that they have started applications for next year.

I was having the same issue; however, when I got the email from Booth, the link took me back to the Login page I was used to seeing. I would assume if you haven't received an email, your status hasn't changed. Consider yourself lucky to still be hanging on. Good luck.
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09 Aug 2011, 08:10
Well it turns out I actually got the Ding today too. For some reason they email got trapped in my spam box.
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16 Aug 2011, 15:09
This thread is for the Booth 2011 Application Year, meaning applicants that are starting School in the Fall of 2011.

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