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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 09:37
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Thank you, everyone! I'm quite honestly ecstatic about having made it in to Stern. I think my Stern application was my strongest so far and I would have been utterly disappointed if I hadn't made it.

Thanks very much, and I am almost sure I will be matriculating at NYU in the fall. :)


Can't believe I missed this yesterday.....major congrats solaris!!!!!

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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 13:42
What sort of percentage (or do they not release these figures) gets off the waitlist?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 15:13
I am 1st round NYU applicant. I haven't heard anything yet. I was curious to know if the 2nd round deadline is tomorrow does that mean the evaluation of all 1st round candidates has been completed? Does anyone remember from last year if the school sent out interview invites during the same time (or did the overlap occur?).
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 17:46
As 3underscore confirmed earlier on this thread, R1 interview invites will continue well into February.

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I am 1st round NYU applicant. I haven't heard anything yet. I was curious to know if the 2nd round deadline is tomorrow does that mean the evaluation of all 1st round candidates has been completed? Does anyone remember from last year if the school sent out interview invites during the same time (or did the overlap occur?).


Another little tidbit the international applicants on the thread might find useful, the Admitted Students Website currently states that international students will be able to obtain up to 40k in loans without cosigner. The only caveat being that this information would still be subject to change.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2009, 10:28
I am an international applicant and I have been dinged one hour ago. A friend of mine has also received the ding today, therefore today NYU has rejected today a bunch of candidates.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2009, 14:30
Hey fellow Stern applicants...I'm back after going on a 3 week hiatus from the forums.

Congrats to Solaris...that's awesome. I'm one step closer to joining you after a pretty solid interview yesterday. Noticed a typo in my thank you note which is going to bug me until I get my decision but I really hope a tiny error so late in the process won't change anything.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2009, 05:43
That's awesome, liquidice. Don't worry about the typo, I'm sure admissions is all about the big picture at this point. Good luck! You'll probably find out in just a few more days.

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Hey fellow Stern applicants...I'm back after going on a 3 week hiatus from the forums.

Congrats to Solaris...that's awesome. I'm one step closer to joining you after a pretty solid interview yesterday. Noticed a typo in my thank you note which is going to bug me until I get my decision but I really hope a tiny error so late in the process won't change anything.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2009, 08:24
Hey guys count me in for R2!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2009, 08:35
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Hey guys count me in for R2!


R2 also here!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2009, 16:06
Anyone can provide info?
solaris1 wrote:
Thank you, everyone! I'm quite honestly ecstatic about having made it in to Stern. I think my Stern application was my strongest so far and I would have been utterly disappointed if I hadn't made it.

Thanks very much, and I am almost sure I will be matriculating at NYU in the fall. :)


I've been waitlisted by NYU as well. Anyone have any suggestions or input on next steps at this point? I know NYU's policies for waitlisters allows for another recommendation or updates on the resume, gmat, etc.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2009, 08:45
Congratulations Solaris.!! may your cheerleading continue.

totally happy for ya!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2009, 15:25
Late one, but many many congratulations solaris. I visited NYU last year and was thoroughly impressed. Keep an eye out for classes by Prof. Damodaran - he's a rock star (and so are you).
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2009, 18:22
Why thank you, bsd_lover. I know Damodaran is supposed to awesome and NYU Stern has this "take faculty to lunch" program, too. :-D

The strength of Stern's faculty never gets discussed as much as it should, Adam Brandenburger is a legend in his own right, Nouriel Roubini is a rather colourful personality who's been in the news quite a bit recently, and Amity Shlaes (formerly of the FT and Bloomberg) will be joining this year. I'm certainly going to try and take classes with all of these "star" professors.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2009, 19:20
rabbini is very good..infact they will be adding nicholas talib as well thru NYUs merger with Poly.

Nicholas talib is the guy behind the black swan phenomena.. which everyone in finance and risk modeling is talking about..

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Why thank you, bsd_lover. I know Damodaran is supposed to awesome and NYU Stern has this "take faculty to lunch" program, too. :-D

The strength of Stern's faculty never gets discussed as much as it should, Adam Brandenburger is a legend in his own right, Nouriel Roubini is a rather colourful personality who's been in the news quite a bit recently, and Amity Shlaes (formerly of the FT and Bloomberg) will be joining this year. I'm certainly going to try and take classes with all of these "star" professors.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2009, 03:39
I am a R2 applicant. Since there is no official "mid decision" date in Stern's publications, does anybody here know when should we expect to receive such decisions (i.e interview invitation or an official ding)?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2009, 16:23
I was admitted today. I am very impressed by Stern's admissions office, they were sensitive to some of my needs, responsive and communicative the whole time. Certainly the best office I've dealt with so far.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2009, 19:48
I applied R1 and received an interview invite on Monday so they're still sending them out. I scheduled the interview for late Feb - I live in NYC so no traveling required.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2009, 23:50
Congrats all.

They will continue giving out invites for R1 until early February. I should probably have that as a saved message by now so I don't have to keep typing it (I know that for a fact, so get frustrated that people seem to feel there is no hope).

For R2, I got my interview around mid March, and I know people went after me. Stern has a lot of applications (it will be over 5000 this year) and it is all dealt with by about 15 people, so it takes time.

Taleb was at Courant until a few years ago - I wanted to take his class to see if I disliked him as much as his books. Brandenburger I will know more about next week, Roubini is interesting as a professor. There are a lot more who don't get talked about - the Rock Star phenomenon has its downside. Stern is probably the best school in the world to study bankruptcy, which is handy right now.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2009, 15:37
In for R2.... :-D
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall '09 applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2009, 08:49
invited for an interivew

do I have to travel to the US for the interview ? what if I can't ?
the email I received offered no other options for interviewing (i.e. phone / alumni .. etc)

I already got into UCLA . so what do you guys think about UCLA vs. Stern ?
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