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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2012, 14:03
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I just got the call, landed the Consortium Fellowship at Cornell. I'm pretty sure this is the happiest moment of my 26 years in existence. No idea how I’m going to make it through the next 5 hours of work today. I think I’ll go get drunk on my lunch break, yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!


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Congratulations!! 26 years, you are pretty young! Lol

Please feel free to complete the list with any information you have:

PHONE CALLS STATUS:

Haas =====
UCLA =====
Tepper =====
Johnson ===== Phone calls have started 03/13
Tuck =====
Goizueta =====
Kelley ===== Aprox. Monday 19th
Ross ===== Aprox. Wednesday 15th
UNC =====
Simon =====
Marshall =====
Darden ===== Phone calls have started 03/13
Olin =====
Wisconsin =====
Yale =====
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2012, 14:59
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Congrats to all named Consortium Fellows.... just want to remind everyone we have a ways to go before official word on fellowships so don't get too worried yet. Cornell and Darden obviously has an interest in getting folks to commit early (which I think is great). Remember most schools have not made calls.

Good luck to all. Please be sure to update your stats in roll call. Also, I think I'm going to create a Consortium facebook page at the end of this week... I'll post the link later.
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2012, 10:03
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Just got the call!!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2012, 10:25
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I'm in with the fellowship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!


Styles, I gets buckwild
Method Man on some sh*t, pullin n***** files
I'm sick, insane, crazy, Drivin Miss Daisy
Out her f****** mind now I got mine (fellowship) I'm Swayze

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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2012, 12:29
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Congrats to everyone who has been admitted. Congrats to everyone who got $$$$$. Thank you for making it rain. For some reason that picture has stayed glued in my mind.

As for the rest of us still waiting, we will all meet light at the end of this long tunnel. This experience has made me to understand why people call patience a virtue. Beware everybody, when I get my admit, my announcement will be over the top :)
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2012, 12:39
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danjohn4real: truth.

"Congratulations!!!" to all that recieved good news so far,
"Chin up!" to those that haven't,
"Keep the faith" to those that still might...

Whatever your fate, this will be a memorable time in your life. Try and think of it that way and maybe the minutes will pass a bit more easily.

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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2012, 12:46
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For those of you waiting for Marshall, they're calling!!!

In with fellowship!!! I'm freaking out over here.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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In @ Ross with fellowship!! Got the call about 2 hours ago. See all of the other admits at GBR!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 07:57
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Dear Yale,

Please start making calls and put us out of our misery. Thanks a bunch!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 12:11
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got a call from yale. offered $$ (but not full tuition cgsm fellowship) congrats everyone and good luck to those still waiting!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 12:35
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Just got the call from NYU- I got the Consortium fellowship!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 14:21
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congrats to those who succeeded today. and for those of us who had a disappointing day, a quick reminder that life is about a lot more than which school you go to or how much debt you accumulate while studying there. you've already proven yourself to be a leader by starting the b-school process. lets not stop here. we are the generation that is destined to change the world and to re-establish this nation as the fountainhead of all innovtion, progress and prosperity.

P.S. 100 pages of comments! obviously we consortium applicants have a lot to say :-p
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My goodness, there has been soooo much activity on here the past few days. I just want to say congratulations to everybody who has received acceptances and fellowships over the past few days. And to those who are still waiting, we are all rooting for you. Hang in there, there’s still a long way to go. It truly makes me feel warm inside to see the positive outcomes for so many of you who have been posting here on the forum over the past months.

To all the lurkers who came out of the shadows after decisions were released, welcome. We all hope you will all continue to contribute to the community This forum is going to provide an incredible amount of insight to the next class, let’s keep it going
and I hope to see everybody at OP!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2012, 07:40
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I like this thread.

This week, I started as a lurker and was hesitant to join in because I hate admissions forums. Usually, they're just full of people trying to "one-up" each other and destroy the hopes and dreams of those they don't think are good enough to get into a school they themselves have not even gotten into. But, alas, those are the mainstream (non-URM) threads.

But this Consortium thread is really supportive and uplifting. I appreciate how even people who are anxious for their decision quickly respond to congratulate another member on an acceptance. Additionally, I appreciate the stories from others about some of the trials and tribulations they've faced in the b-school application process (some while maintaining a family with kids!) and the success they're enjoying in the end. As a young applicant, 23yrs old, it really humbles me to hear those stories and reassures me that God will have everything work out in the end.

I look forward to the opportunity to join you all as members or fellows in the Consortium. I think the shared experiences as a minorities will be really encouraging during and after business school.

And that's the end of my unsolicited testimony. Congratulations to everyone! :D
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wow!! there's been a lot of activity on this forum in the last few days!!

congrats to everyone that received a consortium fellowship thus far! there's still money out there and consortium membership letters get mailed out on monday! :woohoo

i actually turned down my consortium fellowship offer from one school to attend Johnson (i received the park leadership fellowship) and have official claimed Johnson on GmatClub as my new home for the next two years :-D

i assumed since i was awarded the consortium fellowship that i gained consortium membership and as long as i attend a member school, i'll be a consortium member (sound assumption, right?).

anyways, good luck to those who are still waiting and to those who are still deciding... :gl
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Uuuuuuuuugh! Officially offered that CGSM fellowship from Anderson. I know it's a positive thing but I don't need to be second guessing myself at this point.


For what's its worth, I think you are in an awesome position. Money no longer dictates where you will go so now you can truly go where you want to go and not have to carry the burden of debt along with you.

(I know you didn't ask, but here's my advice): I think you should take a few days, talk with your GF, and see where you will both be happy for the next 2 years. If its Cali, then take the loss of $3K at Johnson, and head to Cali. If its Johnson, then know that a week or so ago, you made the right choice. Either way, you win!

Good luck with your decision. At the end of the day, you're going to end up exactly where you are supposed to be. :-)

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Just got a call from Darden! In w/full tuition. I ranked them #2.

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Sweet! Same here, going with the wife! And ya, dual degree MBA/MPP.


AND he got a full fellowship for his MPP + Living expenses. Don't be shy Method, I see you. haha


Yeah, I don't know how all this happened exactly, but I'm thinking about buying a bunch of powerball tickets right now. Seriously though, as one of my recommenders said, I might be going to grad school loan-free, but I've got a truckload of pay-it-forward debt. Gotta own it and follow through now!
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Re: Calling All Fall 2012 Consortium Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2011, 02:53
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Greetings!

I will possibly be applying via the consortium though I am only currently interested in UNC and Emory from the participating schools.

Do you think it's worth it to go through the consortium if only applying to 2 schools or should just apply individually?


It's definitely worth it to apply through the Consortium. Here is why:
1) You will pay less in application fees.
2) You will write fewer essays
3) You give yourself a very good shot at a full-scholarship if you are accepted to the school
4) Being accepted to the Consortium can add another powerful group of people to your network.

Hope that's enough reason for you.
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Still a little confused about the consortium. I will definitely be applying but, do you have to apply to the consortium and be accepted in order for the applications to go through to all 3-6 schools? Or, is it that you can apply, not get the fellowship, but still have all of your desired schools receive your applications, and thus you receive no funding through the organization? Anyway, new on here and this is the year...I've been holding back applying the past few, but it's GO time!


You apply to the schools through the consortium. Once you apply and pay the application fee your apps will be sent to the schools you have selected. The schools then determine whether or not to accept you. Once you are accepted to the school THEN you are considered for acceptance into the Consortium and more importantly the Consortium Fellowship. Ultimately, you are applying to the schools first, the Consortium second (but it's all one application submitted at one time).
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