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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 11:15
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Hi all,

Question about the Summer Start Interview Day on 3/25: Anyone know if the mock class and round table are considered by the adcom in its decisions? Or is the adcom only concerned with the interview (i.e., the other activities are for the benefit of the applicants)?

My assumption is that only the interview counts -- seems to me that it would be difficult to track and incorporate feedback from other portions of the day -- but wanted to float the thought to others for feedback.

If no one knows, I'll call the admission's office to gather info and will post what I find.


The class is not assessed - the main is the interview, the rest is to get a feel and a vibe of how things are. It is a fun day. When I say "not assessed" I don't mean that you can drop F-bombs to other people there, Flip off the Professor and things. I am sure if you make a good impression in the class people will notice - whether it makes a difference or not, who is to say. Similarly, a bad impression can be made at any time during the day also. But sitting in class and just listening - that's fine.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 13:07
anyone apply late in the game? i applied on 2/21 went under review 2/23.. how good are my chances?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 14:37
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My preliminary analysis points to a 9.31745% chance of admission based on the data you (ohcomeon) have provided.
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 17:11
hahaha my bad.. here are my stats... 27/asian male/3.51 undergrad/3.88 master of science in finance/certified public accountant/2 yrs at big four accounting and 1 year at international valuation firm (current job)/strong recs/not enough extra curriculars

could you please put a percentage on that?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 18:38
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Well, that's a pretty cookie-cutter profile you got there for many top schools. I'm no authority, but I hear in later rounds GMAT/GPA matter more, as adcoms are less likely to take chances on people with sketchy stats, such as yours truly. Assuming you have a high GMAT that would give you a better shot, but being from an overrepresented demographic may make things a little more difficult in R3. My revised percentage is 14.796327% assuming you have a 750 GMAT and 6.132587% assuming a 650 GMAT. ;)
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 18:42
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Well, that's a pretty cookie-cutter profile you got there for many top schools. I'm no authority, but I hear in later rounds GMAT/GPA matter more, as adcoms are less likely to take chances on people with sketchy stats, such as yours truly. Assuming you have a high GMAT that would give you a better shot, but being from an overrepresented demographic may make things a little more difficult in R3. My revised percentage is 14.796327% assuming you have a 750 GMAT and 6.132587% assuming a 650 GMAT. ;)



HAHAHA thanks man.. sorry for omitting my gmat score.. it was 710 so i guess my percentage is between 6% and 15%... haha and why are my stats sketchy?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 18:49
I was referring to myself when I said "yours truly".
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 18:55
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I was referring to myself when I said "yours truly".


oops sorry man.. yea.. i hear you.. my chances are pretty slim right now.. i guess there is always next year.. good luck to you though!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 19:46
Best of luck to you. I hope you get in. It's definitely possible!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 03:57
So when I had my interview with an Adcom person, she told me I'd hear back within 3 weeks - I asked her if there was any correlation between how late I heard back and my chances of getting in and she said none whatsoever; timing just depends on how much they've got going on at the time.

So, it's been a week since my interview ...

WHY DO I STILL FEEL LIKE THE LONGER IT TAKES, THE MORE I'M DOOMED!!!

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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 05:06
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JoeMahmah wrote:
Well, that's a pretty cookie-cutter profile you got there for many top schools. I'm no authority, but I hear in later rounds GMAT/GPA matter more, as adcoms are less likely to take chances on people with sketchy stats, such as yours truly. Assuming you have a high GMAT that would give you a better shot, but being from an overrepresented demographic may make things a little more difficult in R3. My revised percentage is 14.796327% assuming you have a 750 GMAT and 6.132587% assuming a 650 GMAT. ;)



HAHAHA thanks man.. sorry for omitting my gmat score.. it was 710 so i guess my percentage is between 6% and 15%... haha and why are my stats sketchy?


I'd imagine that at a school like NYU which is so concerned with the "show me you love me" aspect of the app that you'd have to take even more time explaining why you didn't apply in R1 or R2, no?
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 05:36
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JoeMahmah wrote:
Well, that's a pretty cookie-cutter profile you got there for many top schools. I'm no authority, but I hear in later rounds GMAT/GPA matter more, as adcoms are less likely to take chances on people with sketchy stats, such as yours truly. Assuming you have a high GMAT that would give you a better shot, but being from an overrepresented demographic may make things a little more difficult in R3. My revised percentage is 14.796327% assuming you have a 750 GMAT and 6.132587% assuming a 650 GMAT. ;)



HAHAHA thanks man.. sorry for omitting my gmat score.. it was 710 so i guess my percentage is between 6% and 15%... haha and why are my stats sketchy?


I'd imagine that at a school like NYU which is so concerned with the "show me you love me" aspect of the app that you'd have to take even more time explaining why you didn't apply in R1 or R2, no?


agreed... i wrote a little piece why i applied in R3 in my optional essay...
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 06:32
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So, it's been a week since my interview ...

WHY DO I STILL FEEL LIKE THE LONGER IT TAKES, THE MORE I'M DOOMED!!!

You definitely don't have to worry about the timing, pudgethefish. Of the people I know personally who got in to NYU, none of us heard before two weeks had passed, and two of them heard in the third week. The wait is certainly excrutiating, but in the end, the longer it takes, the closer you are to getting your answer. Hang in there!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 07:28
Ugh, 1/15 application, nothing since. I smell doom. haha
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 08:03
Yes Same here ... I think I should be ready for hear the bad news :(
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 08:22
I'm in the same boat :sigh:
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 09:23
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Same situation here. Just called the admissions office and they claim that interview invitations are still being sent out so keep your fingers crossed. Im praying that there is still some hope!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 11:04
Count me in the list...soon to be doomed !!
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 11:41
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Same situation here. Just called the admissions office and they claim that interview invitations are still being sent out so keep your fingers crossed. Im praying that there is still some hope!


zomg, I hate and <3 you at the same time to endure this painful wait further and for this glimmer of hope :shock:
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Re: Calling all NYU Fall 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2010, 13:02
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pudgethefish wrote:
So, it's been a week since my interview ...
WHY DO I STILL FEEL LIKE THE LONGER IT TAKES, THE MORE I'M DOOMED!!!
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I was in your same situation last week and finnally got accepted after 2.5 weeks waiting. Even people that interviewed after me was accepted before me. So, I am a live example that timing means nothing. Good luck! :good
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