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Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants

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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  12 Nov 2009, 04:50
I am 80% sure I am adding Haas to my list for R2. I just need to hear back from one more recommender that she will be able to complete this school in addition to the others.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  12 Nov 2009, 05:25
kryzak wrote:
bpr81 wrote:
finally nearly a month after i submitted my application, it has gone under review.

kryzak, any idea as to when we might we hearing about the interview calls? Does Haas follow a rolling call, or a specific date when they send nearly all the interview mails?

interview invites are done by email on a rolling basis. It should start from beginning of December all the way to a few days before Super Saturday, which should be around January 16th 2010?

i would guess invites will come out earlier this year as Haas moved up their R1 deadline
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WE 2: Private Equity ($2bn generalist fund) Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 7 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 05:43 The wait is really killing me, and there's still a long way to go! Manager Joined: 05 Nov 2009 Posts: 137 Location: United States Concentration: Real Estate, Finance GMAT 1: 680 Q46 V37 GRE 1: 680 Q46 V37 GPA: 3.14 WE: Architecture (Other) Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 4 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 05:50 Count me in for R2. I'm interested in their real estate program. For any other real estate kids out there, what other schools should I be looking at? I'm thinking about applying to Anderson as well, but ultimately I would prefer to be on the east coast. I've heard some people say that Duke has a strong real estate program but I couldn't find anything on their website to confirm that. Anyone? Current Student Joined: 27 Jun 2008 Posts: 101 Schools: R1: Kellogg WL, Haas WL, Fuqua, Darden R2: Wharton WE 1: Biotech Strategy WE 2: Health Economics Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 06:19 woncosmo wrote: DuckPond wrote: woncosmo wrote: Hi Kryzak, D you know any current student who is doing the Healthcare certificate course? I have a question on whether the healthcare certificate course helps prepre for a career in the healthcare industry or whether the dual-degree MBA/MPH prepares them better. Thanks Hi, I talked to a current student about this and she said the MBA/MPH does a better job but at the expense of electives outside of the industry. I think it really depends what aspect of healthcare you want to go into. The more macro the scope you want to take, the more the MPH comes into play. What are you thinking about going into? I am in Healthcare technology. Would like to continue in a general managemen role and long term would like to start my own health services firm in India. It sounds like the dual degree could make sense for you. You want to stay in the industry and have broader goals than product managment, pharma strategy, etc. One other thing the student I talked to mentioned is that the degree does brand you to a certain extent. Could be a good thing but may bring up a red flag if you end up going in to another field. Not something to really worry about but just to keep in mind. Manager Joined: 25 Sep 2009 Posts: 96 Location: USA Schools: HBS, Sloan, Columbia, Stern, Tuck Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 09:57 i am officially in for Haas R2. _________________ my gmat review: gmat-review-770-q50-v44-86800.html MBA charts: http://mbacharts.appspot.com/ Director Status: Badgerine! Joined: 04 Oct 2008 Posts: 894 Location: United States (CA) Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013 GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44 GPA: 3.3 WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense) Followers: 61 Kudos [?]: 273 [0], given: 86 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 12:52 drew031482 wrote: Count me in for R2. I'm interested in their real estate program. For any other real estate kids out there, what other schools should I be looking at? I'm thinking about applying to Anderson as well, but ultimately I would prefer to be on the east coast. I've heard some people say that Duke has a strong real estate program but I couldn't find anything on their website to confirm that. Anyone? USC and UCLA both like to boast about their RE programs, but they're obviously not on the east coast. Not sure about Duke's program, but most schools are pretty good at advertising their "strengths" in a way that makes them easy to research. _________________ Senior Manager Joined: 01 Mar 2009 Posts: 372 Location: PDX Followers: 6 Kudos [?]: 73 [0], given: 24 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 16:20 Not a serious applicant but want to check out Haas. Will be attending the student lunch and admission event on campus tomorrow. Will share my thoughts. _________________ In the land of the night, the chariot of the sun is drawn by the grateful dead GMAT Club Legend Status: Um... what do you want to know? Joined: 03 Jun 2007 Posts: 5464 Location: SF, CA, USA Schools: UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA 2010 WE 1: Social Gaming Followers: 68 Kudos [?]: 366 [0], given: 14 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 12 Nov 2009, 23:14 pleonasm wrote: Not a serious applicant but want to check out Haas. Will be attending the student lunch and admission event on campus tomorrow. Will share my thoughts. Hope you enjoy your visit and definitely share your thoughts. If you have any specific questions, please let me know, I may be free for a little bit after your information session. _________________ **************************** GMAT Club Knowledge Vault: http://gmatclub.com/forum/123 Haas Ambassador http://gmatclub.com/forum/128-t62555 Kryzak's Profile: http://gmatclub.com/forum/111-t56286 Member Essays: http://gmatclub.com/forum/103-t50969 Current Student Joined: 05 Aug 2008 Posts: 1262 Schools: Ross 2012 WE 1: 5 Years at Fortune 50 Company in Manufacturing Followers: 17 Kudos [?]: 165 [0], given: 20 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 13 Nov 2009, 08:49 kryzak wrote: Avernusaur wrote: Is there a special event on 11/16? I was planning on visiting soon, but I haven't picked a date yet. hmmnyc is a lunch escort, so 11/16 is a special day! I can meet up depending on the time. Hey, I'll be there on monday. Let me know what's going on. I'll PM you my name and number to whoever is there on the Nov 16th. _________________ Intern Joined: 06 Nov 2008 Posts: 38 Location: India Schools: Tuck, Kellogg, Sloan, Stanford, Haas, Cornell, LBS, UCLA Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink] 14 Nov 2009, 00:32 Folks, After being on WL for Haas from R1 last year. Got dinged on May 15th. Have submitted my re-app for R1. Any news on number of Apps in R1? was it higher than last year? I'm especially concerned with international applicant numbers. Cheers _________________ The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams Current Student Joined: 08 Oct 2007 Posts: 169 Location: Berkeley, CA Schools: Berkeley-Haas MBA WE 1: Investment Management (fund of funds) WE 2: Private Equity ($2bn generalist fund)
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  14 Nov 2009, 17:50
I was just looking at last year's forum and noticed that there were 38 full-time applicants for R1. This year, there are only 14!! That's a 63% drop! Of course, I'm not going to draw conclusions because of the small sample size, but I'm wondering the reason for this? Was last year an anomaly?
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  15 Nov 2009, 03:30
Putting the finishing touches on my application for Round 2. Looking forward to it. While I feel like the dream school is still Stanford, Haas is starting to give it a run for its money.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  15 Nov 2009, 08:20
stopper5 wrote:
I was just looking at last year's forum and noticed that there were 38 full-time applicants for R1. This year, there are only 14!! That's a 63% drop! Of course, I'm not going to draw conclusions because of the small sample size, but I'm wondering the reason for this? Was last year an anomaly?

This always happens since more people come out after they get accepted, or after they apply. Some people are reading this forum and don't say anything. lurkers.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  15 Nov 2009, 23:31
kryzak wrote:
pleonasm wrote:
Not a serious applicant but want to check out Haas. Will be attending the student lunch and admission event on campus tomorrow. Will share my thoughts.

Hope you enjoy your visit and definitely share your thoughts. If you have any specific questions, please let me know, I may be free for a little bit after your information session.

Call it my stupidity, I had booked my flight ticket for Dec 4th, all the while thinking it's for 11/13. Fortunately tried checking in the previous night and realized the blunder I had committed. I ended up driving but couldn't make it to Berkeley before 1. So I have to fly sometime again to attend the event. Will let you know for sure if I make it over there in December or Jan.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  16 Nov 2009, 08:06
Hope everyone who's visiting Haas today has fun. I decided to push my visit date back until there are classes available that I'm interested in attending.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  16 Nov 2009, 13:25
New member here... another Haas R1 applicant
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  16 Nov 2009, 13:46
Another HAAS R1 applicant. Finally my app moved to "review" state after submitting about a month back.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  17 Nov 2009, 09:38
Submitted R1 application on deadline date, Oct 10th. Anxiously waiting for their verdict.
I thought the wait would be easier since this was my second try.
NOT any easier at all.
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Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants [#permalink]  17 Nov 2009, 10:07
Looking4MBA wrote:
Submitted R1 application on deadline date, Oct 10th. Anxiously waiting for their verdict.
I thought the wait would be easier since this was my second try.
NOT any easier at all.

Agreed. I wish we had more clarity on when we might begin hearing.
Re: Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2010 Applicants   [#permalink] 17 Nov 2009, 10:07

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