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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2010, 11:12
Thanks shadowsjc. For those still waiting for NYU, I just got an invite for an interview. There weren't too many options for dates but i'll be flying out next month for it. I kind of wish it was sooner.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2010, 13:50
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Just received my phone call from Ross, I'm in! Now just have to wait on the other schools and the fellowship decisions.

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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2010, 14:00
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Just received my phone call from Ross, I'm in! Now just have to wait on the other schools and the fellowship decisions.

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CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!! :) Do you mind sharing a little bit of your profile?
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2010, 19:04
Hey Round 1ers

I know I've asked this but I'm still pretty in the dark about this. Do we get any updates at all from anyone (status updates, interview requests emails, etc) from CGSM? Or do we wait for the schools to contact us? Is there a way to track our application, as in, do we have access to school websites or any of their tracking information?

Essentially, I guess I'm asking the same question again.

What do we do now? Who talks to us now? CGSM or the Schools?
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 09:08
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Hey Round 1ers

I know I've asked this but I'm still pretty in the dark about this. Do we get any updates at all from anyone (status updates, interview requests emails, etc) from CGSM? Or do we wait for the schools to contact us? Is there a way to track our application, as in, do we have access to school websites or any of their tracking information?

Essentially, I guess I'm asking the same question again.

What do we do now? Who talks to us now? CGSM or the Schools?



talk to the schools.. from what I remember, if you log into the cgsm application it should say "sent to schools" (or at least it did last year). once it says that...the consortium doesn't play a part.

it wouldn't hurt to contact the office and ask for a general time frame for contact.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 09:13
lakai777 wrote:
Hey Round 1ers

I know I've asked this but I'm still pretty in the dark about this. Do we get any updates at all from anyone (status updates, interview requests emails, etc) from CGSM? Or do we wait for the schools to contact us? Is there a way to track our application, as in, do we have access to school websites or any of their tracking information?

Essentially, I guess I'm asking the same question again.

What do we do now? Who talks to us now? CGSM or the Schools?


It's just the schools. You should eventually receive some form of update from the schools. Some were standard with their traditional applicants and some were customized to the Consortium. But after everything is sent to the schools, it's out of the Consortium's hands.
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[#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 09:21
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Just received my phone call from Ross, I'm in! Now just have to wait on the other schools and the fellowship decisions.

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CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!! :) Do you mind sharing a little bit of your profile?


Thanks!

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Currently work in Digital Marketing for a Top 20 Commercial Bank with ample leadership/management
Interested in transitioning into the Media and Entertainment industry
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I had to have a really strong support in my projects, volunteering, and WE leadership to offset a weaker GMAT.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2010, 08:50
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Thanks shadowsjc. For those still waiting for NYU, I just got an invite for an interview. There weren't too many options for dates but i'll be flying out next month for it. I kind of wish it was sooner.


Congrats!

Did you apply R1 or R2?
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2010, 12:10
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Thanks shadowsjc. For those still waiting for NYU, I just got an invite for an interview. There weren't too many options for dates but i'll be flying out next month for it. I kind of wish it was sooner.


Congrats!

Did you apply R1 or R2?


Thanks! I applied R1. I haven't heard anything from Emory or USC, but i'm in at Tepper.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2010, 15:40
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I am in at Kelley! :-D

Dinged at Goizueta and Stern. Waiting on Olin. Anyone heard from Kelley or Olin?
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2010, 18:30
Congrats to all the admits! :-)

Glad to see more activity in this thread. Hopefully we'll all have good news come announcements for the Fellowships as well!
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 06:42
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Congrats to all the admits! :-)

Glad to see more activity in this thread. Hopefully we'll all have good news come announcements for the Fellowships as well!


Yes to that! Cant wait. They told me that Fellowships will be awarded in March. And for me, March seems like ages away! lol. Am sure this waiting/suspense thingy is messing with my mind on so many levels :lol:
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 07:40
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Just got a phone call that am IN at Olin!!!!

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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 08:35
Hi everyone. First and foremost best of luck. I was wondering has anyone from round 2 heard anything yet? I applied on the 4th and haven't heard anything yet, kind of worried. Obviously my low GPA does not help and makes me very nervous! Also, is there a way to verify that everything from your application, specifically official transcripts, was received? I sent mine in on time, but the postal service here in Puerto Rico is notoriously bad. I saw some earlier threads that the status on the online application changes from 'submitted' to 'sent to schools.' Any validity to that? Thanks
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 08:46
dli1981 wrote:
Hi everyone. First and foremost best of luck. I was wondering has anyone from round 2 heard anything yet? I applied on the 4th and haven't heard anything yet, kind of worried. Obviously my low GPA does not help and makes me very nervous! Also, is there a way to verify that everything from your application, specifically official transcripts, was received? I sent mine in on time, but the postal service here in Puerto Rico is notoriously bad. I saw some earlier threads that the status on the online application changes from 'submitted' to 'sent to schools.' Any validity to that? Thanks


I'd call the Consortium. They will log into thier system and verify that all is well. I applied R1 and did just that. I dont remember if the online system indicated the status, but maybe it did. But I called. Good luck.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 12:25
dli1981 wrote:
Hi everyone. First and foremost best of luck. I was wondering has anyone from round 2 heard anything yet? I applied on the 4th and haven't heard anything yet, kind of worried. Obviously my low GPA does not help and makes me very nervous! Also, is there a way to verify that everything from your application, specifically official transcripts, was received? I sent mine in on time, but the postal service here in Puerto Rico is notoriously bad. I saw some earlier threads that the status on the online application changes from 'submitted' to 'sent to schools.' Any validity to that? Thanks

Dli,

For what it is worth, the Consortium informed me that they had not received my interview transcript or masters transcript about ten days after I submitted - and both my interviewer and school had logged records of sending these items out. If you have not received a "we are missing" email by now, I am sure you are fine. They were quite good about contacting me and giving me time to re-send these items. As far as not hearing anything, 18 days would be a mighty quick turnaround.

Good luck on the applications.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2010, 07:48
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2010, 11:01
Hello fellow Consortium-mates. I received some good news that I was accepted to my top two CGSM schools! I hope this gives others with low GMAT scores some hope. My first time I took the GMAT, I had a devastating score of 520. Keep the faith!

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Gender: M
Work Experience: No. of Years / Industry / Role: ~6 years; HR Recruiting, Overseas work in tourism.
Extra-curricular Activities: Lots of international/domestic volunteer work
Community Services: Board member of major minority organization

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CGSM: Emory
CGSM: Wash U
Vanderbilt

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CGSM: Virginia

Business Schools (Applied but Dinged):
CGSM: Texas
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2010, 18:42
Congratulations to you, I appreciate you sharing your story and best of luck going forward. I have a low GPA which I have worked toward overcoming, but not sure if I will get in.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2010, 19:10
dli - i wouldn't worry too much about your GPA. a low GPA is like a low GMAT - it's just one data point in your application; as long as other parts are strong, you still have a good chance of getting in somewhere. you have a strong GMAT score; as long as your essays conveyed passion for the consortium's mission, then i think you'll get in
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