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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Nov 2009, 17:50
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Don't freak out - they will go to admissions (I am friends with the person who signs for them, and they get 100s a day around deadlines - USPS know them well).

Good luck all - there will be some of you with a long wait, and one of you will get a call in a couple of weeks just to freak everyone else out. That is serendipity. They get reviewed as they get reviewed - don't think there is any big plan at large, it is working through a very long list.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2009, 07:00
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Good luck to all the reapplicants! I'm glad they're getting the ball rolling on you guys first--you have been waiting for too long already!! :)
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Dec 2009, 15:05
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Edited.

Taking this post down temporarily.

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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2009, 18:03
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ROLL CALL PAGE UPDATED!

I changed the stats format to be colored, and in-line. i thought this would be easier to read. I hope that's OK with everyone.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2009, 08:26
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raven52 wrote:
definitely helpful! it's good to know what the most recent interviews have been like (as opposed to those posted in previous years).


You probably already know this but check http://www.clearadmit.com/wiki/index.ph ... =Main_Page for any updates.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2009, 14:01
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Just did my interview earlier today, which I think went pretty well. The customized welcome folder is pretty impressive and gives a good rundown of potential clubs and programs to join based on my application.

Like others have said here, it was pretty relaxed and conversational. My interviewer had read my full app and was familiar with my essays. I didn't get any tricky interview questions, just why career-switch, what can you bring from your previous experience, why Stern, etc. I did have to recount a couple of specific stories from work about problems I have solved and a time I failed at something. But all in all, I think everyone here has thought through this stuff so much while doing apps that it shouldn't be a problem.

I also did the Lunch with students which was very relaxed, and all of the current students were awesome and helpful. I met solaris, who was helpful as always. It was hard to tell if I did "well" - but I guess there's no way to know... My interviewer told me I will probably hear something around mid-January. Good luck to everyone :)
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2009, 12:36
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Got an acceptance email this afternoon (same exact time I got the acceptance call from Yale). Been one heck of a day! Interviewed Monday, 12/07.

Good luck to everyone, I could not have done it without this forum!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2009, 13:01
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I also got an acceptance email earlier this afternoon. I am so freakin' excited. So that makes the final order for me:

Submitted App: 11/12
Status Check Email: 11/16
Interview Invite: 12/3
Interview: 12/7
Decision: 12/18

I would reiterate what a few other people were saying today, though. I DEFINITELY DEFINITELY would not let this discourage anyone who hasn't heard yet... They specifically say that they will be sending interview invites through February, so I think this was just the first bulk they got through. GOOD LUCK to everyone!!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2010, 17:34
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24 wrote:
Anyone know Stern's thoughts on the word limits? My second essay is at 533 right now and it'll be a pain in the ass to cut it down since it has already been proofread by 3 people.


I don't know what Stern's thoughts are on limits, but I found it really helpful to read my essay backwards sentence by sentence and I found words to cut then.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2010, 17:39
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Anyone know Stern's thoughts on the word limits? My second essay is at 533 right now and it'll be a pain in the ass to cut it down since it has already been proofread by 3 people.


During a school visit, I asked the same question and was told by an adcom member that stern is stricter than other schools vis-a-vis limits. I kept all my essays within 1% of the limits -- a few words here and there are immaterial. 33 words is over 6.6%. I say bring it down to 515 or so. That's not as hard as 500.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2010, 14:02
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raven52 wrote:
just thought i'd update since this forum has been so good to me.

i got waitlisted (w/o interview) at stern. this is on top of getting waitlisted at columbia. (the only two schools i've applied to).

evaluating my app, the only redflag i can think of is my gpa.

i had a 710 gmat, and i think my essays, recs, work exp were all at least decent (in any case, i can't see them being hindrances).

which leaves my gpa (piss poor). i retook the gmat thinking i really should have done better... and improved my


I am in a similar situation. 5 yrs work-ex, award-winning author, one leadership award at work, other awards during UG, superb leadership in ECs, etc etc. UG-GPA = 2.5. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, 2.5. GMAT 710 (Q49,V38). Adding my name here so if someone has a success story with similar profiles, I'd like to hear.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2010, 09:17
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just realized my post from a few weeks ago didn't appear (i was on a cruise ship at the time so i am not too surprised...)

admitted!

interviewed on 12/7 and admitted on 12/18 with $$$
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2010, 14:13
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I just received my admit! My heart almost stopped when I got that status check email letter so soon.

Submitted: 11/15/2009
Interview Notification: 12/22/2009
Interviewed: 01/06/2010
Admitted: 01/12/2010

Can't believe it, has taken so long...I was a reapplicant.
Good luck everyone and thanks a lot to Solaris and some very helpful alums from Stern.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2010, 18:37
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Hey MMtrader,

Thanks! I was waitlisted w/o interview last year. However, these are the things that helped me in getting in this time-
1. Last year I had vague goals and although I wished to switch to Media industry, I didn't present compelling enough reasons. This time, my goals were very specific and I had done a lot of industry research over past year. PM me if you need specifics.
2. I had few new leadership stories but mainly I worded my achievements in much better way I guess.
3. I had 2-3 newer solid extracurriculars + 1 community example (I didn't just join an org).
4. I had a promotion though not a major one.

Overall, I was very specific in my goals and how will I be able to make the switch. In this regard, all the career switchers please expect detailed interview question about 'what would you do to find an internship' + 'how fill you find a job' + 'what if you dont find it'. Luckily, I had very focused answers for these. The only disadvantage I felt was I am not a great interviewee, I am not great at speaking out my thoughts coherently. I am glad that I didn't do too bad!
But yes, have clear cut career focus and a holistic story that ties what you have done to what you plan to do.

One more thing - although reapps are not required to submit essay2, I did submit it because I wanted to emphasize on how well I knew Stern program and how much I had thought about the details of what I am looking for through my MBA.

Thanks LB20, I would be glad to join you :)
Also, are you invited for summer start? Any schol info in your package?



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I just received my admit! My heart almost stopped when I got that status check email letter so soon.


congratulations. what do you feel like were the major contributors to your getting in?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2010, 21:03
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I JUST GOT IN!! I just got my admit! I really wanted to jump and scream as loud as possible. I am so relieved.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2010, 11:50
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xlick wrote:
Congrats oatwich. Details?


Thank you xlick. Here is me:

[edit: info removed]


Best of luck to everyone. Hang in there and stay positive!

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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2010, 17:22
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So here is what Stern says for Essay 3:

Quote:
Please be aware that only .doc, .rtf, .xls, and .txt files may be uploaded here. If you submit Essay 3 with your supplementary materials, please include a brief description of it here.


But the upload system is accepting pdf! I was planning to submit slides here (.ppt converted to .pdf). But reading the statement above I am confused.

Suggestions?


Screenshots put into word?


I might be wrong, but I am almost 100% positive I submitted a PDF version of the word doc I did for Essay 3 that described what I was sending in the mail. Maybe you should just call them in the morning, they were really helpful when I called and asked a few totally random questions. They don't even ask your name or anything.
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Finally done with all of my applications and feeling really relieved. Now it's time to go back in the party zone :)

@LB20

You are correct! whatever document you have uploaded is finally getting converted to pdf internally. So you can upload the pdf document directly. I didn't try it but I don't see any issue in uploading the pdf document. Only modification internally it do is put the name, applicant number and the essay number on top corners.

In my case, because of many photos in my 3rd essay, document was sized around 1.5 MB. Using photo editor I reduced the size of the pics and cut down the size of the document to 498 KB to upload the document.
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About to submit for R2! Curious to see how many previous admits did an essay on Q3. I remember at the info session they mentioned about 30% did essays, wondering what percentage of admits did essays.
I express myself much better through words, and my essay is not traditional by any means. I am not an artist by any means and when I saw what I came up with in PPT, i scraped it and decided to write instead.

Any other essay submissions out there? maybe ill be unique in that i wasnt unique :-P
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2010, 15:00
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hi guys, just received interview invite, so excited! did not think it will come that quickly. I am international student and submitted for R2 at the end of December. I know that NYU likes oncampus interviews. Is there a downside with trying to interview with alumn? or do you recommend going to NY? i've already visited campus few months ago. Good luck to all!
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