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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 08:19
^^^ I emailed tem last night, i just got an email saying that they submitted my app for me, i checked online and it went through
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 14:54
please check last post of Sara Neher talking about a technical issue in the general information section
http://blogs.darden.virginia.edu/admiss ... ctober-14/
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 18:34
I am having a technical difficulty. There is like an hour and half left and my boss still hasn't submitted my recommendation letter. :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 18:45
i guess lesson learned is do it earlier and not last 2-3 days when most others doing it :). Just reminds me of our PfP system crashing when everyone do it last couple of days
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 20:03
Submitted 3.5 hrs before the deadline!!! Had a nervous breakdown when I read clear admit's post on the meaning of the second essay, deleted my essay, wrote a new one on the last day lol . The looooong wait starts now!
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2010, 21:15
Please move me to Round 2.
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 05:06
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Submitted 3.5 hrs before the deadline!!! Had a nervous breakdown when I read clear admit's post on the meaning of the second essay, deleted my essay, wrote a new one on the last day lol . The looooong wait starts now!



what was the meaning? i took it as what it is...
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 06:28
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Submitted 3.5 hrs before the deadline!!! Had a nervous breakdown when I read clear admit's post on the meaning of the second essay, deleted my essay, wrote a new one on the last day lol . The looooong wait starts now!



what was the meaning? i took it as what it is...


This is what clear admit has to say:

"New to Darden’s application, this essay gives students the opportunity to discuss how a world event has impacted their perception of leadership. It’s important that applicants follow Darden’s instructions and offer their observations on global leadership as well as more personal examples. The latter offers applicants the opportunity to present the adcom with insights into their professional and extracurricular involvements, by discussing their work with superiors and/or their own leadership efforts. Providing the adcom with a quick view into one’s career history or out of work involvements will help applicants highlight their unique experiences and thus stand out from the rest of the pool.

Applicants may also do well to discuss how their career goals have been affected by this global event and/or their changing perspectives on leadership. For example, discussing the management of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico might make sense for someone who has career plans in the energy industry, while someone interested in starting a microfinance organization might want to discuss the leadership of Haitian relief after the earthquake. No matter what global event you choose and how it has affected your perception of leadership, the admissions committee is looking for applicants who are clearly attuned to current realities, have strong ideas on leadership, can adapt to changing circumstances, and are using all of these opinions to proactively plan for his or her post-MBA days."
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 06:51
ok that's what i did
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 08:10
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 08:42
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 10:26
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 10:30
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I am having a technical difficulty. There is like an hour and half left and my boss still hasn't submitted my recommendation letter. :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

One of my recommenders was running late as well. I called Darden on Wednesday to ask if a late recommendation would slip me to round 2 and they said no. Apparently they typically give recommendations a few days grace period. Plus I guess they decided to push back round 1 deadline to Monday.
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 10:46
gotta keep pestering your recs before the due dates... i pestered my rec email/phone till he replied.... i hope he didnt put "shaselai sucks" on my recs :/
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 11:17
Yea I pestered for letters for months this time. He finally got it in half hour before the deadline. So all good to go. Goodluck everyone.
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 11:57
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 13:01
Important Notice: Round 1 Application Deadline Extended to Monday

http://blogs.darden.virginia.edu/admiss ... to-monday/
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 13:10
Roll call updated!
Please let me know if someone want to move to R2 or if someone is not in the list!

a lot of reapplicants, this is year is going to be a tough R1
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 17:40
I got my app in last night, my second recommender didn't submit until 11:45 PM :shock:

I'm a 3.3 GPA (3.9 last 2 years), mid-level state school
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This was my first app ever so I'm not sure how I did on the essays. I focused on storytelling and a personal growth arc in both, while keeping in mind what they were really looking for as per the guidelines.
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Re: Calling all Darden Fall 2011 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2010, 18:13
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I got my app in last night, my second recommender didn't submit until 11:45 PM :shock:

I'm a 3.3 GPA (3.9 last 2 years), mid-level state school
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This was my first app ever so I'm not sure how I did on the essays. I focused on storytelling and a personal growth arc in both, while keeping in mind what they were really looking for as per the guidelines.


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