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# McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 10:26
snh245 wrote:
Random -- but when do classes start? Trying to figure out my work exit/timing.

McCombs requires you to be on campus 8/6, with orientation starting 8/13. First day of classes is 8/22. Hope this helps.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 11:51
Waitlisted...does anyone know how waitlist works for McCombs? Are we evaluated again R3?
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 14:44
Just got a scholarship email, timestamp 4:37pm CST

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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 15:27
Just got a scholarship email as well. Nothing major in terms of $, but anything helps really. Manager Joined: 11 Jan 2012 Posts: 65 Concentration: Finance, Economics GMAT 1: 750 Q46 V48 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 1 Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] 24 Feb 2012, 15:31 IJR wrote: Just got a scholarship email as well. Nothing major in terms of$, but anything helps really.

Did yours say anything about an out of state tuition waiver? The website says more than half of scholarships are accompanied by waivers, but my email had no mention.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 16:53
TheGeneral wrote:
IJR wrote:
Just got a scholarship email as well. Nothing major in terms of $, but anything helps really. Did yours say anything about an out of state tuition waiver? The website says more than half of scholarships are accompanied by waivers, but my email had no mention. Did you guys got the scholarship email after accepting the offer? From what I ve read McCombs scholarship are usually worth 15 000 dllrs but very few people from this blog have received some kind of scholarship. Manager Joined: 11 Jan 2012 Posts: 65 Concentration: Finance, Economics GMAT 1: 750 Q46 V48 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 1 Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] 24 Feb 2012, 17:25 I have not accepted the offer yet. Per the website the offers range between 2K and 10K- that is consistent with my email. Posted from my mobile device Manager Joined: 26 May 2011 Posts: 102 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0 Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] 24 Feb 2012, 18:27 TheGeneral wrote: IJR wrote: Just got a scholarship email as well. Nothing major in terms of$, but anything helps really.

Did yours say anything about an out of state tuition waiver? The website says more than half of scholarships are accompanied by waivers, but my email had no mention.

I'm actually a Texas resident so it didn't mention that for me.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  24 Feb 2012, 18:41
Waitlisted. Anyone know how I could find out if there is ANY chance of a scholarship if I get admitted?
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  25 Feb 2012, 11:12
Purgatory... er... waitlisted as well. Sounds like all the Friday emails were of that variety.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 05:07
Waitlisted as well
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 09:56
navill27 wrote:
Waitlisted...does anyone know how waitlist works for McCombs? Are we evaluated again R3?

That seems to be the case. I applied in R1 and was WL'd. They asked for updates (via an online form) a couple weeks prior to the R2 decision week and those of us on the WL from R1 got a fresh decision during R2 decision week. When I was informed that I would remain on the WL they said they would be reviewing it again in early April. I'm sure that's so they can give you a chance to provide updates and compare you with the the R3 applicant pool and what they know about their yield of R1/R2 admits.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 10:58
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navill27 wrote:
Waitlisted...does anyone know how waitlist works for McCombs? Are we evaluated again R3?

That seems to be the case. I applied in R1 and was WL'd. They asked for updates (via an online form) a couple weeks prior to the R2 decision week and those of us on the WL from R1 got a fresh decision during R2 decision week. When I was informed that I would remain on the WL they said they would be reviewing it again in early April. I'm sure that's so they can give you a chance to provide updates and compare you with the the R3 applicant pool and what they know about their yield of R1/R2 admits.

Hi there! I utilized this forum during my gmat prep and just recently rediscovered it and I'm glad I did. I was also waitlisted in R2 and was just wondering what kind of updates they ask for. is it essay format? and do you remember how much space you had to explain any updates? I just want to start preparing mine before the time arrives.

congrats to all the admits and good luck to those still in the waitlist boat.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 11:35
amv438 wrote:
Hi there! I utilized this forum during my gmat prep and just recently rediscovered it and I'm glad I did. I was also waitlisted in R2 and was just wondering what kind of updates they ask for. is it essay format? and do you remember how much space you had to explain any updates? I just want to start preparing mine before the time arrives.

congrats to all the admits and good luck to those still in the waitlist boat.

I posted the questions back on page 12 of this thread. They didn't ask for them to be in essay format, though I didn't test the word limits of the form (none were stated), so I guess you could answer in an essay if you wanted. Personally, I got the impression they were looking for short answers - a paragraph or two.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 13:22
backliteyes wrote:
I posted the questions back on page 12 of this thread. They didn't ask for them to be in essay format, though I didn't test the word limits of the form (none were stated), so I guess you could answer in an essay if you wanted. Personally, I got the impression they were looking for short answers - a paragraph or two.

oops, didn't even think to check if you already posted them. short answer seems more reasonable anyways. Thanks a ton for the info!
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 13:58
Hi All,

Anyone in R3 (jan 23 round) already got interview invite? Are the interview invitations sent on a rolling basis?
Congrats to people who got admitted!

Thanks.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  26 Feb 2012, 16:03
I also got a scholarship email on Friday 2/24 ... out-of-state tuition waiver and some . Very exciting!
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  27 Feb 2012, 09:56
reach2bhush wrote:
Hi All,

Anyone in R3 (jan 23 round) already got interview invite? Are the interview invitations sent on a rolling basis?
Congrats to people who got admitted!

Thanks.

Hey, I'm R3 and I interviewed w/ an alumni off-campus on Feb 14th; invite came week prior.
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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  27 Feb 2012, 14:11
When will Round 3 interviewees get notification of the decision? What is the expected acceptance timeline? Are round 3 admissions treated as rolling admissions?

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Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]  27 Feb 2012, 14:46
PriceNation wrote:
When will Round 3 interviewees get notification of the decision? What is the expected acceptance timeline? Are round 3 admissions treated as rolling admissions?

Round 3 applicant. Interviewed w/ alumni in Boston Feb 16th.
Profile: 3.95 EE from UT
670 GMAT
7 years EE startup experience

The info about decision dates for all rounds is here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/MBA/Full- ... Apply.aspx
Re: McCombs 2012 - Calling All Applicants   [#permalink] 27 Feb 2012, 14:46

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