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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 11:19
I feel stoic at this point---"what's inevitable will be inevitable." I'm a R1 waitlister (after interview). Looking at the numbers (and my own), I'm not sure how great my chances are going to be tomorrow. I'd love to get in, but I also don't really want my hopes to come crashing down either. So I'm going in with some caution at this point.
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 14:55
AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The stress I didn't experience prior to Wharton and Stanford decisions has caught up with me (and then some). This is no fun.
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 15:21
ttocsik wrote:
AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The stress I didn't experience prior to Wharton and Stanford decisions has caught up with me (and then some). This is no fun.


Where do you go if you get into both HBS and Wharton?
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 15:58
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ttocsik wrote:
AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The stress I didn't experience prior to Wharton and Stanford decisions has caught up with me (and then some). This is no fun.


Where do you go if you get into both HBS and Wharton?


HBS. Without hesitation.
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 19:31
Ladies & gentlemen, as we approach D-Day, I would like to wish you all good luck and best wishes on your decision tomorrow. Hopefully the apprehension and stress is bearable, and even if we don't get the news we would like, keep your heads up and keep fighting for your dreams until you physically can't fight anymore.

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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 23:53
I was waitlisted in round 1. Decisions come out when it will be 10:30 pm in India.

Chances are low with them taking 30 out of maybe 300...yet, I gotta feeling...
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 00:14
9:30PM India time, in fact! :)

Good luck to all you guys.

I've got Black-Eyed Peas on non-stop play right now to make myself believe that tonight will in fact be a good night.
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 00:16
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I was waitlisted in round 1. Decisions come out when it will be 10:30 pm in India.

Chances are low with them taking 30 out of maybe 300...yet, I gotta feeling...


I thought decisions come out 9:30pm IST...or is the waitlist schedule different from the R2 applicant schedule?
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 01:42
Ah, forgot about DST kicking in. One less hour of agony.
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 03:36
just 5 more hours to go before our fates are revealed. urghhh!!

do you think our status will all be updated at the same time just like how the interview links all came out at noon?
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 04:15
If it's dragged out I may actually die.

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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 05:22
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If it's dragged out I may actually die.

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Guys,

Does anybody have a back up in case HBS doesn't work out?? I mean...everybody is treating this as a life or death situation....
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 05:50
:!: :!: :!: :!: :!:
may the force be with you, guys and gals 8-)
best of luck!
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:24
Not an HBS candidate (accepted to W), but will be here watching all the fun today :twisted:
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:27
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latammc wrote:
Janus wrote:
If it's dragged out I may actually die.

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Guys,

Does anybody have a back up in case HBS doesn't work out?? I mean...everybody is treating this as a life or death situation....


Backups are for wimps. (Kidding)


LOL!
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:36
Best of luck to everyone waiting......
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:43
I have a pretty solid backup plan. If it's not HBS, it'll be Booth with a $25k / yr scholarship or MIT. Still waiting for HBS, although the money is PRETTY tempting ......

Good luck to all !
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:45
kohlia wrote:
I've got Black-Eyed Peas on non-stop play right now to make myself believe that tonight will in fact be a good night.


Is there a reason you have chosen to make this worse for yourself. Sadist much?
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:46
I think "masochist" is the word you're looking for. And yes, he probably is :wink:
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Re: Calling all HBS Fall 2010 Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 07:46
Janus wrote:
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as you can see, no backup. Life or death, baby.

Of course it's not so much "Life" or "death" as it is "life with epic snob appeal" or "life" :)


HA HA HA HA....epic snob appeal....funny
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