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# Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged)

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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 12:10
Mystik742 wrote:
I have yet to receive my Ross package as well. When I received the admit call last Monday, I was told it would be coming via Fed Ex, and assumed that I would've received it by now. Glad to know I'm not the only one who is waiting, I was starting to wonder if it was lost, or not delivered because it requires a signature.

Actually, I just got an email from "UPS Quantum View" with a tracking number for my Ross package. 2nd Day Air, expected delivery: March 23rd. I was also told it will require a signature (looks like I'll be working from home on Tuesday also ).
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 12:20
idcandy wrote:
Actually, I just got an email from "UPS Quantum View" with a tracking number for my Ross package. 2nd Day Air, expected delivery: March 23rd. I was also told it will require a signature (looks like I'll be working from home on Tuesday also ).

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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 12:25
idcandy wrote:
idcandy wrote:
Actually, I just got an email from "UPS Quantum View" with a tracking number for my Ross package. 2nd Day Air, expected delivery: March 23rd. I was also told it will require a signature (looks like I'll be working from home on Tuesday also ).

I got the same email. I couldn't tell if was from Ross though.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 12:32
maxtor wrote:
I got the same email. I couldn't tell if was from Ross though.

I'm 99% sure it is from Ross. The sender is "UOM" (University of Michigan, I presume), and I spoke with an admissions officer this week who told me to expect this email (he also pointed to the fact that it is a signature-required shipment, which you can see on the UPS tracking page linked from the email).

Combine that with the fact that a bunch of Ross admits have received the same email .
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Schools: Indiana Kelley/Class of 2012/Full tuition $$WE 1: Healthcare/Biomedical Research Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 3 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 13:16 It's happening for real! Got my "Welcome to the Class of 2012‏" e-mail from the Consortium! Cant wait to get home and make sure my thingy is in the mail... _________________ Leadership is not really about telling people what to do — a strategy that doesn't always work. It's about creating an environment where people can speak up, where we can get into debates without becoming confrontational or negative. [It's] about getting people to bring all of themselves to the table." - DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman; Kellogg '83 Manager Joined: 04 Feb 2010 Posts: 108 Schools: USC(CGSM), NYU(Int), Texas(CGSM), Ross(CGSM), LBS(Int), Kellogg(Int,JDMBA) Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 14 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 13:27 I got that email too! I was thinking about Case2010 today, when I heard a JayZ song on pandora. lol Intern Joined: 29 Jan 2010 Posts: 31 Schools: Chicago Booth Class of 2012 WE 1: Big 4 WE 2: BB IB Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 1 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 13:34 Waitlisted at Tuck...(sigh) "Thank you for applying to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. After much thought and careful consideration, the admissions committee has decided to place your name on the waiting list for admission to the Tuck Class of 2012. Since Tuck puts very few people on the waitlist, you should view this as a positive response to your application." I wonder how many is "very few"...not sure how to feel about this. Current Student Joined: 19 Aug 2009 Posts: 137 Location: Ann Arbor, MI Schools: Michigan - Ross Class of 2012 WE 1: Marketing within Financial Services Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 9 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 13:49 idcandy wrote: maxtor wrote: I got the same email. I couldn't tell if was from Ross though. I'm 99% sure it is from Ross. The sender is "UOM" (University of Michigan, I presume), and I spoke with an admissions officer this week who told me to expect this email (he also pointed to the fact that it is a signature-required shipment, which you can see on the UPS tracking page linked from the email). Combine that with the fact that a bunch of Ross admits have received the same email . It is. I received the same email when I found out with Round 1 from Ross. _________________ Detailed Profile with Interviews/Dings/Admits: Go Here Intern Joined: 27 Feb 2010 Posts: 5 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 14:18 2012mbahopeful wrote: Waitlisted at Tuck...(sigh) "Thank you for applying to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. After much thought and careful consideration, the admissions committee has decided to place your name on the waiting list for admission to the Tuck Class of 2012. Since Tuck puts very few people on the waitlist, you should view this as a positive response to your application." I wonder how many is "very few"...not sure how to feel about this. Got the same email. It's better than a denial, and I have yet to hear from Darden and NYU, so I'm assuming I still have hope based off today's news. Intern Joined: 19 Mar 2010 Posts: 2 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 14:20 Hi there, I'm a regular lurker, but wanted to jump in on something. Darden doesn't require an interview outside of the Consortium interview. I'm in a Darden with the fellowship and didn't have another interview, but I think the fact that they want to meet you is an awesome sign. I get the feeling that most Consortium interviews are relaxed, so they probably just want to get more specific. Good luck! Intern Joined: 19 Mar 2010 Posts: 2 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 14:27 Hmm I don't quite know how to post replies so that they appear underneath the original post. Sorry! :-/ I'm also waitlisted at Tuck. I really appreciate schools that have decision release dates. At least you can plan accordingly. I haven't heard one word from NYU. I applied last year round 3 as a general applicant and was waitlisted without an interview. I was hoping that by applying earlier this time around, I'd have a better shot. The waiting game continues... Happy Friday to all and have a great weekend! Back to Lurker's Boulevard I go Manager Joined: 21 Jan 2010 Posts: 190 Location: Ohio Schools: Indiana Kelley/Class of 2012/Full tuition$$
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 14:33
Ok, my Consortium packet did not make it in today (got a Kelley Experience Weekend FEDEX packet instead) But the "Welcome to the Class of 2012‏" e-mail earlier is sure a consolation that my packet is in the mail Unless UPS is yet to rove over to my area. Itz 5.30PM EST tho so I doubt that...

JoeMahmah wrote:
I got that email too! I was thinking about Case2010 today, when I heard a JayZ song on pandora. lol

JoeMahmah, what song was it that reminded you of me? Funny cuz I only like maybe 2 JayZ songs
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  19 Mar 2010, 15:09
I was just referring to your post on the "Venting Thread" in regards to Jay Z's resume...I can't even write the name of the song without offending most people on Gmatclub, so I shall refrain
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Schools: Indiana Kelley/Class of 2012/Full tuition $$WE 1: Healthcare/Biomedical Research Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 3 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 15:12 JoeMahmah wrote: I was just referring to your post on the "Venting Thread" in regards to Jay Z's resume...I can't even write the name of the song without offending most people on Gmatclub, so I shall refrain Ha ha ha I get your drift.....lol _________________ Leadership is not really about telling people what to do — a strategy that doesn't always work. It's about creating an environment where people can speak up, where we can get into debates without becoming confrontational or negative. [It's] about getting people to bring all of themselves to the table." - DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman; Kellogg '83 Intern Joined: 09 Mar 2010 Posts: 47 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 15:23 idcandy wrote: onlyneed1 wrote: I'm interviewing at Darden on Monday (I just got the invite a few days ago). Can anyone that interviewed there let me know what to expect? As I recall, the interview was blind. Most of the time was focused on getting a broad picture of "my story." I was specifically asked for details that were not in my application, why an MBA now, why Darden, etc. Of all of the interviews I had (I had five), Darden's was the most confrontational. The interviewer challenged my decision to pursue an MBA and as well as my decision to apply to Darden. This may have been a tactic to see how convicted I was about studying for an MBA at Darden (and an MBA in general), but it was certainly different from other interviews. While I can't promise that everyone's experience at Darden was like mine, I have heard - via word of mouth - that other interviewees have reported similar experiences, including feeling like their interviewer was trying to talk them out of going to Darden or pursuing an MBA at all. I guess my advice is, then, make sure that you have a very clear idea of why you should get an MBA now and why you want to go to Darden. I bet a lot of interviewees make the mistake of getting defensive when faced with this type of "grilling," so make sure you practice your responses and be prepared to keep your cool under unexpected cross-examination. Thanks icandy! This is a very helpful response. I feel better knowing that it will be tough going in. I will prepare accordingly. I hope I haven't made you more nervous. Really, I think that having this information will help you to be prepared going in (I know it would have helped me). The alternative would be to have to deal with it unexpectedly on the spot, which could be disastrous (and is probably why they do it ). Also, I should mention that when I interviewed, there was a tour and an informal meeting with current students before my interview (just a bunch of current students and interviewees sitting around in the admissions office lobby). Both of those were great experiences. The students were very helpful and down-to-earth, and the campus is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen. Oh, but make sure you save some questions for the interview (or at least re-ask the ones you asked the students)! Good luck! Posted from my mobile device Manager Joined: 25 Feb 2010 Posts: 65 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink] 19 Mar 2010, 18:18 Congrats... to all of you guys... I know that everyone put on a lot of work into the process... now news on my end... oh.. Tuck where are those... letters.... I need closure... I feel like Romeo with puty Juliet... HBS, Darden, Tuck and NYU... Case2010.... congrats... we have struggle together, and I am glade you got in... Posted from my mobile device Manager Joined: 21 Jan 2010 Posts: 190 Location: Ohio Schools: Indiana Kelley/Class of 2012/Full tuition$$
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  20 Mar 2010, 10:59
ibrokeit007 wrote:
Case2010.... congrats... we have struggled together, and I am glad you got in...

ibrokeit007, good to have you back!! Thanks, my package arrived today. So now I am sure that it's real I hope you hear something soon. You do deserve an admit too. We all worked our behinds off...
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  21 Mar 2010, 19:43
Hey Everyone! I'm new, but I've been lurking and have posted on BW forums.

I received an admit packet from NYU with a partial merit scholarship about 1.5 weeks ago. During the most recent Stern Perspectives Weekend, however, I was asked to apply to the Consortium as well. After having been admitted, I received a welcome e-mail from the Dean to all Consortium students AND an e-mail from the Consortium referring to me as the "Class of 2012". I have NOT, however, received any direct e-mails or mailings congratulating me on being accepted into CGSM or about the fellowship in particular. Honestly, its all confusing because I was not a traditional on-line application. I was a "school referred applicant" and I applied via Fax. Can anyone's experiences shed light on what's going on? Am I in CGSM? Did I not get the fellowship? Will I get something in the mail?!

Thanks everyone! FYI, I'm still waiting to hear back from Columbia too. Applied 12/22, Interviewed 1/25.
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  21 Mar 2010, 19:58
theemanunknown wrote:
Hey Everyone! I'm new, but I've been lurking and have posted on BW forums.

I received an admit packet from NYU with a partial merit scholarship about 1.5 weeks ago. During the most recent Stern Perspectives Weekend, however, I was asked to apply to the Consortium as well. After having been admitted, I received a welcome e-mail from the Dean to all Consortium students AND an e-mail from the Consortium referring to me as the "Class of 2012". I have NOT, however, received any direct e-mails or mailings congratulating me on being accepted into CGSM or about the fellowship in particular. Honestly, its all confusing because I was not a traditional on-line application. I was a "school referred applicant" and I applied via Fax. Can anyone's experiences shed light on what's going on? Am I in CGSM? Did I not get the fellowship? Will I get something in the mail?!

Thanks everyone! FYI, I'm still waiting to hear back from Columbia too. Applied 12/22, Interviewed 1/25.

I would call CGSM tomorrow and ask (in my experience, they have been very responsive to phone calls). Their number is (888) 658-6814 (or locally, (314) 877-5500). Good luck!
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Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged) [#permalink]  22 Mar 2010, 09:38
Is anyone deciding between attending Ross with CSGM fellowship and Stern? If so, what are your deciding factors in pushing you toward one school or the other?
Re: Calling all Fall 2010 Consortium Applicants (merged)   [#permalink] 22 Mar 2010, 09:38

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