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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2008, 16:00
same ere..R2
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2008, 16:50
ditto :)
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2008, 18:22
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Stanford is very important for me and that is why I've postponed my almost completed package to R2 :-D


here here. could have submitted it today but my gut said no.
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 01:06
If feels good not to have to compete with a walker or a TL...:)
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 09:09
Do you guys know what the recommender questions are for Stanford? I can't find them.
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 09:19
I am a 32 years old Indian male with more than 8 years of IT and Entrepreneurial experience(Founder Codearmory.com). I have a good profile and good GMAT and good undergraduate degree( IIT..premier Indian institute).

But what I am scared of is my age. Rumor has it that if you are above 30, Stanford won't admit you,howsoever good your profile is. Anyone has any idea what's the grain of truth in it?
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 10:36
Nice! You rock TL

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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 11:34
Just wanted to let you guys know that late recommendations are ok. my recommender for Stanford R1 just submitted hers. she called the school to apologize and make sure they would include it and they said no worries at all and it happens all the time.

also, for HBS (my recommender also sent hers in late for HBS!), Dee posted the following:

"What if my recommender can't meet the application deadline? Will my application be held over into the next decision round?"

Here's what we do:

If an application has two submitted recommendations, we send it out for review by the Admissions Board in the round in which the application arrived. If the third recommendation comes in, we make every attempt to add it to the file. Since the file can be in any number of places and we can't stop the reading flow, we can't promise that the recommendation will be added before review is complete.

Applications with only one submitted recommendation are held up for the next round.

http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/blog.html
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 11:42
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same ere..R2



R2 for me as well as of right now. That what matters to you question is a killer.
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 17:20
i'm in for R1. here's hoping..
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2008, 06:36
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I am a 32 years old Indian male with more than 8 years of IT and Entrepreneurial experience(Founder Codearmory.com). I have a good profile and good GMAT and good undergraduate degree( IIT..premier Indian institute).

But what I am scared of is my age. Rumor has it that if you are above 30, Stanford won't admit you,howsoever good your profile is. Anyone has any idea what's the grain of truth in it?

I just turned to 37 on Tuesday. I don't think the rumor will stop me from applying. :-D But I am sure it will be very difficult for older applicants.

Good luck everyone in R1!!!
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2008, 12:57
wooster123 wrote:
I am a 32 years old Indian male with more than 8 years of IT and Entrepreneurial experience(Founder Codearmory.com). I have a good profile and good GMAT and good undergraduate degree( IIT..premier Indian institute).

But what I am scared of is my age. Rumor has it that if you are above 30, Stanford won't admit you,howsoever good your profile is. Anyone has any idea what's the grain of truth in it?


terry12 is over 30 (sorry to reveal your age, terry :P) and at Stanford right now, so it's not impossible. But you better be VERY GOOD to get in if you're over 30. :)
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2008, 22:42
I applied R1 for anyone keeping a list. Got an interview last year, but got denied. Hoping re-applicants are looked at fairly and that assuming I get an interview this year, I perform much better. It was my first and I had no connection with the interviewer.
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 03 Nov 2008, 20:15
Is anyone else here going to the Many Voices conference this Saturday?

And alternatively, has anyone on this forum attended the Many Voices conference in the past?
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2008, 00:06
Any word on when Stanford starts sending out interview invites?

I'm in for Round 1 :)
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2008, 11:35
R1 also...
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2008, 11:44
I am in for R1 - submitted on 10/28
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2008, 22:09
As am I. 10/28 submission.
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2008, 06:14
does anyone's application say Complete yet? mine still says submitted, but i didn't submit until 10/29
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Re: Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2008, 06:26
I don't think it ever goes to Complete for Stanford. I looked at last year's thread and they said it went to "under review" at some point.
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