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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 13:13
Ding for me too. Really disappointed. I understand I'm not on the waitlist, but do you know of people who have submitted updates etc. to adcoms and been successful? I mean if they told me I needed a 740 GMAT to have another chance I'd start hitting the books now.

Though I'm still waiting on a few other schools, Duke is by far my top choice. It just pains me one so-so interview can completely doom your chances at a school.
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 13:41
Dinged w/ interview invite. Pretty surprised, I felt confident after going to Durham. Oh well.
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 13:45
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In at Duke! Congrats to those who are in as well and I look forward to seeing you at Blue Devil weekend!
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 13:49
In as well! First acceptance. Good luck to everyone out there.
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 13:59
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 14:32
Dinged off the waitlist, congrats to all the admits!
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 14:39
contestant1- How did you find out you had been dinged off the waitlist? Had you given them any updates?
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 14:40
This is my first waitlist. I've already devoured all of the old sticky topics regarding waitlists here at GMAT Club and I gather that an additional reco, an additional essay expressing my desire to attend Duke and retaking the GMAT are all common avenues for waitlisted applicants to take.

My GMAT is just over 700...not amazing but not bad. Would there be any value in retaking to raise this closer to 750? My instincts say no, but then again I haven't gotten an acceptance anywhere.

I don't know any Fuqua alumni or students. I was thinking of asking the mother of a kid that I coached to right another reco as a kind of character reference.

I think I will write the quasi essay in the next week or two. Does anyone have experience with this at Duke or any other school?

Feedback much appreciated.

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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 15:59
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:01
Waitlisted. Good luck to others on the WL. Congrats to all accepted, especially those with first acceptance. Feel free not to take them up on the offer :)
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:11
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In at Duke!

Sorry to all the Dings/Waitlists. Best of luck to all of you.

Congrats to all the admits. I have a tough decision on my hands now...
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:26
Congratulations to the one and only billyjeans for slaying the waitlist dragon and getting in for this Fall! Way to go buddy! Woohoo!

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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:32
Please add me to the roll call.

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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:38
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In!!!! On the clouds :) hohhooooo!!!!! :-D
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 16:54
I got waitlisted, and I'm way more heartbroken than I thought I'd be. I applied as sort of an afterthought, but Duke somehow climbed to the top of my list between January and today. I guess I still have a chance.
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 17:00
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I'm in! So excited about BDW :) Best of luck to everyone!
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 17:22
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Ginetta did you sell your seat to billyjeans?

Congrats to all the admits! Special shot out to billyjeans, hope to see you next year at Fuqua!
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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 17:34
Ginetta wrote:
Congratulations to the one and only billyjeans for slaying the waitlist dragon and getting in for this Fall!


Congratulations billyjeans.

By far the 2nd most anticipated news that I wanted to hear. The most anticipated news would have been the one where you would get into Ross. Did you hear from Ross yet?

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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 18:00
Not on this list yet

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Re: Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED) [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 18:08
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Does anyone know when the admitted students weekend is ... or if they are having one at all?
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