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Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 May 2009, 06:16
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I will be the cheerleader for incoming Fall 2010 applicants! Cornell Johnson has one of the biggest matriculant groups for GMATClub Class of 2011 (so far there are 15 of us) so I assume Class of 2012 will be even bigger!

Important note for International Applicants:
financial-aid-discussion-for-internationals-61406.html
financing-your-mba-international-students-95916.html


Johnson Fall 2010 Applicants:

Total GMATClub Stats:
Total Applicants 0
Johnson Class of 2012 (and 2011 AMBA): 0
Admits: 15
Waitlist: 6
Dings: 2
Unknown: 0

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Applicants: 101 Total

avt106 (AMBA) - Accepted
Ambanii
anotherindian
awesomeusername
brass20y
considerator
hserfoj
kidd38s
mjjking
MMtrader
ripr
ubuntu
yuskay

[b]Round 1 GMATClub Stats:
Total Applicants 0
Johnson Class of 2012 (and 2011 AMBA): 0
Admits: 12
Waitlist:6
Dings: 2
Unknown: 13


hjf6 - Accepted 12/15 Parks Finalist
Architect - Accepted 12/16
Batman83 - Accepted 12/16
bpr81 (AMBA)- Accepted + $$$ 12/16
Fabian - Accepted 12/16
infanteed - Accepted 12/16
Lexi25 - Accepted 12/16
megachaoren - Accepted 12/16
orgninja - Accepted 12/16
radicalchange - Accepted 12/16
redcarpet - Accepted 12/16
xpiano1978 (AMBA) - Accepted 12/17


adude -WL 12/17
jtk25 - Waitlist 12/17
mbacheckmate - Waitlist 12/17
MeowKat - Waitlist 12/17
sjed - Waitlist
Skye10 - Waitlist



Reeve015 - Ding w/Int 12/17
rohitmakkad - Ding 12/17


cul3s - Int Invite 10/28
mbahopeful2010 - Int Invite
ramang - Int Invite 11/7
achintmba09
alnasl
corporateraider
fongvs2
get2bscool
lulala
mhe2
TobiasFuke
vishwa
vivi72

Round 2 GMATClub Stats:
Total Applicants 0
Johnson Class of 2012 (and 2011 AMBA): 0
Admits: 0
Waitlist: 0
Dings: 0
Unknown: 0

gtb2009 - Accepted
emickho - Accepted
mbaseek12 - Accepted w/$$


mbachallenge - Ding after WL

aabbccddee - Int Invite 1/14
blueblanket - Int Invite
conmisdosmanos - Int Invite 1/4
emickho - Int Invite 1/22
holister - Int Invite 1/13
jessparkle934 - Int Invite 1/4
JinJJa (AMBA) - Int Invite 1/4
jzd (AMBA) - Int Invite 12/17
quantumquark - Int Invite 1/6
sid325 - Int Invite
tangzhijian - Int Invite 1/18
tarunmalik - Int Invite 12/22
Ari123
bandit
bmat
businesssap18
dhanur
elvispresley
Freshair
jackets85
jimmyfunk
Kavsin
optiquezt
paulymba
rajinikanth
RSam79
Sharmar
Silvers
usmba2010 (AMBA)




[b]Round 3 GMATClub Stats:

Total Applicants 0
Johnson Class of 2012 (and 2011 AMBA): 0
Admits: 14
Waitlist: 4
Dings: 6
Unknown: 0

egy - Admitted
Meggieski - Admitted
uscgrad05 - Admitted
xlick- Admitted
wynthia88 - Admitted
elduderino - Admitted
Franklin - Admitted
initial404 - Admitted
westsew - Admitted
hserfoj - Admitted
drzoidberg - Admitted from WL
Baz - Admitted from WL
ariel - Admitted from WL
jg268 - Admitted with $$



alpha56789 - Waitlisted
cavorter - Waitlisted
KSmith - Waitlisted
sharmar - Waitlisted - withdrawn for Ross

rainostr - Ding
IndianGuardian - Ding
bschools2010 - Ding
TheDream - Ding
flycolors - Ding after WL
niraja - Ding



tabro - Int Invite

bschools2010
chmny3
ezekiel2517 - withdrawn
fugo
hohoo
ROSS2012
serenityprayer
sj0509
usmbaquest
VictoryMBA
vivekjon
williamthesituation

Round 4 GMATClub Stats:
Total Applicants 8
Johnson Class of 2012 (and 2011 AMBA): 0
Admits: 3
Waitlist:
Dings:1
Unknown: 4

MBAapp81 - Admitted
GrantChap - Admitted
iBigJohnson2012 - Admitted


ammin - Ding


kekmurph
moiuday
tzv123
superdkny


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Class of 2011 Thread: calling-all-cornell-johnson-fall-2009-applicants-67229.html

Class of 2010 Facts/Profile: http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/academic/mba/facts.html

Class of 2007 Employment Report (will update soon): http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/recruiter/resources/Employment%20Report2007.pdf

Academics: http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/academic ... demic.html

GMATClub Ambassador Thread: cornell-university-the-johnson-school-63492.html

Online Application: https://admissions.johnson.cornell.edu/ ... tap?sp=102
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 May 2009, 12:12
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 May 2009, 12:32
Do you need help with marketing Cornell?

I can lend you the Nink Power.... :wink:

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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 May 2009, 12:36
Nah, prospective Cornellians wait until the last second because they are just way too busy being super duper awesome.

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I can lend you the Nink Power.... :wink:

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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 23 May 2009, 11:13
Thanks for starting this Raabend !

wow what happened? is this the US News effect?

Ok I will start this. I will apply to Cornell...and hope that I'm not the only one in gclub.
Aiming for round 1, but reality might not agree with me.
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 23 May 2009, 14:57
Im expecting Cornell to suffer from the Raabend effect and have a booming applicant pool this season. Best of luck 8-)

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Thanks for starting this Raabend !

wow what happened? is this the US News effect?

Ok I will start this. I will apply to Cornell...and hope that I'm not the only one in gclub.
Aiming for round 1, but reality might not agree with me.

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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2009, 07:28
So I go away and when I come back I expect this thread to be hopping.....but nothing? ANYBODY OUT THERE????
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2009, 13:24
I'm out here !
but it seems like I'm the only one.
c'mon people, anybody??
support group is not looking good....
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2009, 13:40
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I'm out here !
but it seems like I'm the only one.
c'mon people, anybody??
support group is not looking good....


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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2009, 14:25
Well, I am not a 2010 applicant, but am very interested in applying in the next couple years!

So I will probably be reaching out to a lot of the admits from Gmatclub!

Good luck to everyone this year!
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2009, 10:14
A 2009 waitlisted applicant here...
Just thought I'd share a piece of info I got during a conversation with adcom - median GMAT score for class of 2011 is 710.
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2009, 18:39
Thanks for the info..wow median is getting higher and higher.

Good luck Bucktooth! Hopefully you'll receive good news soon.
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 08 Jul 2009, 23:31
I'll keep you guys company. Prior to starting my research on MBA programs Johnson was near the top of my list (#2). However, after reading last year's thread and the recent drop in ratings, I'm a lot less enthusiastic. I'm still going to apply, they haven't dropped off the short list yet...
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2009, 08:42
Hey Skye10, welcome. I am curious what from last year's thread was a turn off? Cornell actually had one of the most active and dynamic threads of all the top schools for Fall 09 applicants....was it the member-to-member dialogue or was it specific reporting from certain members?

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However, after reading last year's thread and the recent drop in ratings, I'm a lot less enthusiastic.

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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2009, 09:05
i am interested in cornell but should i even bother with the following gpas? Havent taken GMAT yet but i would be very happy if i can break the 700 mark(even though 710 is the median...):
undergrad: 2.94 EE & Computer Eng. RPI
grad: 3.3 Comp. Sci NCSU
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2009, 02:16
Hi Raabend, I definitely enjoyed and appreciated all of the enthusiastic discussion that took place between all of the thread participants (it took me several days to get thru all 71 pages of it). However, some of the dialogue raised some red flags in the back of my mind. While I have no idea who is correct - the gmat club opiners or the adcom - the admittance statistics confusion discussed in the mid-20s pages and the typically "unpleasant" interview experiences with alumni that's talked about on page 30 are some examples. Also, while I don't want to single any one person out, there was one comment made in the middle of page 30 that was particularly alarming:
A couple other things that really surprised me. She [a member of career services] talked down Cornell a lot! She said that Harvard, Wharton, Columbia and Chicago are much better at placing on the buyside (obviously! that's why everyone at cornell was dinged by cbs!) and she said the asset management immersion, student run fund and virtual trading floor were not that helpful in recruiting! Later she more or less said, cornell makes worker bees not CEOs...
I'm still very much interested in Johnson, but the need to make sure that Cornell will provide what I'm looking for in a business school has become that much more critical...
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2009, 07:59
Hey Skye10 and the rest of Johnson 2010 gang,

I've been totally MIA but hope to rectify tht hereon...

a few quick facts about my experience with the Johnson School..

for starters I hope i have not alarmed you with the description of my interview. Yes, it was unconventional but I thoroughly enjoyed it, was at ease throughout and was not intimidated by my interviewer (i'd like to credit my interviewer and his approach partially for it). And at the end of the day I am in..so the interview worked!

i've seen a lot of posts esp. on other forums (BW) about the poor response frm adcom members. I personally have had a very good experience. I only used to have trouble getting my adcom rep. on the phone wen needed but always got prompt replies to my emails.

regd. rankings. this one i don't have much thoughts on. I know the Johnson School has gone down in rankings but when I was applying I never really paid much attention to it. The program, the culture, the opportunities and the people were more imp. to me.
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2009, 14:24
Skye10 wrote:
Also, while I don't want to single any one person out, there was one comment made in the middle of page 30 that was particularly alarming:
A couple other things that really surprised me. She [a member of career services] talked down Cornell a lot! She said that Harvard, Wharton, Columbia and Chicago are much better at placing on the buyside (obviously! that's why everyone at cornell was dinged by cbs!) and she said the asset management immersion, student run fund and virtual trading floor were not that helpful in recruiting! Later she more or less said, cornell makes worker bees not CEOs...


Hmmm.... that was me :lol: Raabend please don't rip me a new one 8-)

For what it's worth a lot of that related to applicant anxiety (I thought that interview experience meant a ding for sure) and I hated my interviewer a whole lot less after my admit came through 8-). There are a whole lot of positives about Cornell and I give the school positive marks overall. PM me if you want more info.

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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2009, 18:17
Hi everyone,

I would be applying to cornell this year. 'cornell makes worker bees more than CEO's'. This seems to coming up a lot in other forums too. But i would state that if any MBA applicant goes to a school thinking that a school would make him a CEO, has to drastically rethink his goals. I would suggest such an applicant to start his own company rather than join MBA, and become CEO instantly.

Any thoughts on how Cornell's location in Ithaca, has an effect on its recruitment services? Especially in consulting and tech industry?
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Re: Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2010 applicants! [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2009, 23:35
Greetings sentiment and IHateTheGMAT! I appreciate your encouraging responses that provide a more complete picture. The more research that I do, the more I realize that the perfect "fit" is a fallacy as no one school provides any and everything that each applicant is looking for and believes is important. I'm def gonna give everything I have into my Johnson application, and I'm glad to hear that your experiences worked out for you guys!
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