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# Tepper 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Manager
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27 Jan 2012, 08:54
cutestdame wrote:
hi friends,

My application status just changed to "Stage 3:Credentials Received - Appication Under Review by the Admissions Committee".
Can anyone please share their experiences or views on this?
And what was the stage 2 that i missed; Interview?
Have i been wait listed?

I know it's a nerve-wrecking process but take a breathe...or a snickers bar. If I remember correctly, my status went straight from Stage 1 to Stage 3. When I got the interview, it went back to Stage 2. After my interview was completed, it then moved to Stage 3 again.

I think your status just means they received everything and are reviewing it. It doesn't automatically mean you got skipped for an interview!

As much as we like to, it's near impossible to read into these things and discern what the adcom is doing or what it means!! I know that's much easier to say from the other side though....
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27 Jan 2012, 11:15
cutestdame wrote:
hi friends,

My application status just changed to "Stage 3:Credentials Received - Appication Under Review by the Admissions Committee".
Can anyone please share their experiences or views on this?
And what was the stage 2 that i missed; Interview?
Have i been wait listed?

Where did you check that info!!?
Intern
Joined: 18 Jan 2012
Posts: 2
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
GMAT 1: 700 Q49 V35
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

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27 Jan 2012, 22:26
Intern
Joined: 01 Nov 2011
Posts: 21
GMAT 1: 700 Q49 V35
WE: Consulting (Computer Software)
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27 Jan 2012, 22:59
explorer21 wrote:
Alright I've got my interview and campus visit confirmed.

Can anyone here recommend a cheap hotel for the visit?

use priceline. I have saved a ton bidding for rooms near campus. I paid $80 a month (not including taxes or fees) for a hotel that was a 5 minute walk from campus.$80 a month? Which hotel was that?
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Posts: 215
Concentration: Marketing, General Management
Schools: CMU (Tepper) - Class of 2013
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GMAT 2: 740 Q V
GPA: 3.05
Followers: 4

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28 Jan 2012, 11:30
goforanmba wrote:
explorer21 wrote:
Alright I've got my interview and campus visit confirmed.

Can anyone here recommend a cheap hotel for the visit?

use priceline. I have saved a ton bidding for rooms near campus. I paid $80 a month (not including taxes or fees) for a hotel that was a 5 minute walk from campus.$80 a month? Which hotel was that?

Haha, no kidding - I'll move there...

I would imagine he meant $80/night. I used priceline as well and got one of the nicer hotels in downtown Pittsburgh for$75/night. If at all possible, I would strongly recommend trying to stay near Shadyside, as that is the area you will probably end up living in if you matriculate (probably 90% of students live in that area).

Even if you don't stay in Shadyside, Pittsburgh is really easy to get around in, as long as you don't try to cross the bridges in the morning traffic.
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Manager
Joined: 30 Jun 2007
Posts: 199
Location: United States (PA)
Concentration: Operations, Statistics
Schools: Ross (Michigan) - Class of 2014
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GPA: 3.31
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Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 49

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29 Jan 2012, 19:10
vixer wrote:

Haha, no kidding - I'll move there...

I would imagine he meant $80/night. I used priceline as well and got one of the nicer hotels in downtown Pittsburgh for$75/night.

haha yep sorry. 80 a night not a month. Typed that on 3 hours of sleep. priceline rules!
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29 Jan 2012, 22:59
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guys...check out the new FT ranking for 2012.....Tepper has bumped up from 41 to 35.....Just thought to let you guys know of the news which brought smile on my face first thing in the morning
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30 Jan 2012, 06:18
purpleshirt wrote:
cutestdame wrote:
hi friends,

My application status just changed to "Stage 3:Credentials Received - Appication Under Review by the Admissions Committee".
Can anyone please share their experiences or views on this?
And what was the stage 2 that i missed; Interview?
Have i been wait listed?

I know it's a nerve-wrecking process but take a breathe...or a snickers bar. If I remember correctly, my status went straight from Stage 1 to Stage 3. When I got the interview, it went back to Stage 2. After my interview was completed, it then moved to Stage 3 again.

I think your status just means they received everything and are reviewing it. It doesn't automatically mean you got skipped for an interview!

As much as we like to, it's near impossible to read into these things and discern what the adcom is doing or what it means!! I know that's much easier to say from the other side though....

So if my application status has not gone from a "Submitted" to "Stage 1 or 3", what does this mean?? When I log in, the application status is "Submitted" and that's it. Please advise.

Cheers
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Joined: 27 Jul 2011
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30 Jan 2012, 06:25
aanchalsinha wrote:
So if my application status has not gone from a "Submitted" to "Stage 1 or 3", what does this mean?? When I log in, the application status is "Submitted" and that's it. Please advise.

Cheers

At this point, you cannot do anything. So my advise will be to sit back n relax. In case, there are other applications which needs to be submitted - concentrate on them. In case of an interview invite, you will be notified through an email. So just relax !
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30 Jan 2012, 06:32
zohaibmahmood wrote:
aanchalsinha wrote:
So if my application status has not gone from a "Submitted" to "Stage 1 or 3", what does this mean?? When I log in, the application status is "Submitted" and that's it. Please advise.

Cheers

At this point, you cannot do anything. So my advise will be to sit back n relax. In case, there are other applications which needs to be submitted - concentrate on them. In case of an interview invite, you will be notified through an email. So just relax !

Seriously.
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31 Jan 2012, 21:29
Submission Status: Submitted
Submitted Date: 12/30/2011 4:53:00 AM EST
Stage 3: Credentials Received - Appication Under Review by the Admissions Committee

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Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2015
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01 Feb 2012, 05:02
I didn't hit Stage 3 until after my interview, but others reported hitting Stage 3 before interview. I'm not sure there's much to be gleaned from the Stage information. Tepper follows the standard admissions process in terms of submit->receive->invite->interview->decision. So wherever you are in that process is exactly where you are I know that's not terribly insightful, but that's my understanding.
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01 Feb 2012, 08:12
method wrote:
I didn't hit Stage 3 until after my interview, but others reported hitting Stage 3 before interview. I'm not sure there's much to be gleaned from the Stage information. Tepper follows the standard admissions process in terms of submit->receive->invite->interview->decision. So wherever you are in that process is exactly where you are I know that's not terribly insightful, but that's my understanding.

True !
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01 Feb 2012, 09:59
admits- did u get $$info as soon as u got the admit decision ? _________________ Cheers !! Quant 47-Striving for 50 Verbal 34-Striving for 40 Director Status: Go Blue! Joined: 03 Jun 2010 Posts: 685 Location: United States (MO) Concentration: Nonprofit, General Management Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2015 GMAT 1: 740 Q47 V45 GRE 1: 336 Q169 V167 GPA: 3.22 WE: Information Technology (Manufacturing) Followers: 17 Kudos [?]: 147 [0], given: 249 Re: Tepper 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Feb 2012, 10:24 bblast wrote: admits- did u get$$ info as soon as u got the admit decision ?

Yes, that's correct. Scholarship funds are explicitly stated in the second paragraph of the admissions letter, which is available online when decisions come out.
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02 Feb 2012, 00:38
Hi Anyone,
I have been invited to interview but in the mail they dint give the name of the interviewer. For one of my friend the name was given, for me it was given as "others". Should I ask Carol to know who is my interviewer? Did it happen to any of the other guys here? It seems awkward for me to go to interview with out knowing the name of the interviewer though.
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02 Feb 2012, 00:41
tejachebrole7 wrote:
Hi Anyone,
I have been invited to interview but in the mail they dint give the name of the interviewer. For one of my friend the name was given, for me it was given as "others". Should I ask Carol to know who is my interviewer? Did it happen to any of the other guys here? It seems awkward for me to go to interview with out knowing the name of the interviewer though.

You will receive name of interview once you schedule interview. Have you?
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02 Feb 2012, 00:59
alpeshvc wrote:
tejachebrole7 wrote:
Hi Anyone,
I have been invited to interview but in the mail they dint give the name of the interviewer. For one of my friend the name was given, for me it was given as "others". Should I ask Carol to know who is my interviewer? Did it happen to any of the other guys here? It seems awkward for me to go to interview with out knowing the name of the interviewer though.

You will receive name of interview once you schedule interview. Have you?

I have scheduled the interview on 21 feb. But the interviewer name is shown as "others". Any idea whats the meaning of it...?
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02 Feb 2012, 01:36
tejachebrole7 wrote:
alpeshvc wrote:
tejachebrole7 wrote:
Hi Anyone,
I have been invited to interview but in the mail they dint give the name of the interviewer. For one of my friend the name was given, for me it was given as "others". Should I ask Carol to know who is my interviewer? Did it happen to any of the other guys here? It seems awkward for me to go to interview with out knowing the name of the interviewer though.

You will receive name of interview once you schedule interview. Have you?

I have scheduled the interview on 21 feb. But the interviewer name is shown as "others". Any idea whats the meaning of it...?

No idea.
From my last year's experience, Tepper's interview questions are pretty standard. So, interviewee should not affect you.
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02 Feb 2012, 10:08
tejachebrole7 wrote:
Hi Anyone,
I have been invited to interview but in the mail they dint give the name of the interviewer. For one of my friend the name was given, for me it was given as "others". Should I ask Carol to know who is my interviewer? Did it happen to any of the other guys here? It seems awkward for me to go to interview with out knowing the name of the interviewer though.

They probably just don't have anyone assigned to that slot yet due to scheduling challenges. I don't think it makes any real difference if you know your interviewer or not. Maybe you can call and ask once it's closer to the date if you really care? Otherwise, you will get their name when they introduce themselves to you!
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