Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 29 Aug 2014, 20:32

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 27 Mar 2008
Posts: 416
Schools: Kellogg Class of 2011
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 1

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2009, 21:35
Just checked my status. Ding for me. I'm actually kinda surprised since I thought Tuck was my best application. O well, I gave up trying to figure out the logic behind b-school admissions a long time ago.
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Status: Burning mid-night oil....daily
Joined: 07 Nov 2008
Posts: 2400
Schools: Yale SOM 2011 Alum, Kellogg, Booth, Tuck
WE 1: IB - Restructuring & Distressed M&A
Followers: 71

Kudos [?]: 688 [0], given: 548

GMAT Tests User Reviews Badge
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2009, 22:03
yellowjacket wrote:
Just checked my status. Ding for me. I'm actually kinda surprised since I thought Tuck was my best application. O well, I gave up trying to figure out the logic behind b-school admissions a long time ago.


Tough luck buddy. Columbia and Tuck weren't meant to be but Kellogg is a really fine alternative. Nothing to feel depressed about.
_________________

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 27 Mar 2008
Posts: 416
Schools: Kellogg Class of 2011
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 1

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2009, 06:07
ninkorn wrote:
yellowjacket wrote:
Just checked my status. Ding for me. I'm actually kinda surprised since I thought Tuck was my best application. O well, I gave up trying to figure out the logic behind b-school admissions a long time ago.


Tough luck buddy. Columbia and Tuck weren't meant to be but Kellogg is a really fine alternative. Nothing to feel depressed about.


I know - definitely not depressed about anything. I'd pretty much ruled out Columbia and was leaning towards Kellogg between Kellogg and Tuck anyway. So, in a way this just made my decision easier.
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 28 Feb 2008
Posts: 1323
Schools: Tuck
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 117 [0], given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2009, 18:17
levfin2003 wrote:
pguard wrote:
Any idea/trends on how hard it is to get off the waitlist at Tuck?

Congrats to all the admits.


If their yield is any indication, then it should be a lot easier compared to other schools. I think their yield is less than 60%.


I think they take yield into consideration when making offers.

If a school has a yield of 50% for a class of 100, they'd likely make 200 offers. I don't think yield has much impact on how easy it is to get off the waitlist.

RF
_________________

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Current Student
avatar
Joined: 11 Oct 2008
Posts: 24
Schools: Kellogg
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 4

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2009, 08:13
I have been wait-listed at Tuck. I will be taking myself off the wait-list though. Good luck to the rest of you.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 22 Aug 2008
Posts: 17
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 18 Feb 2009, 23:16
Anything new from Tuck R-2 ?
I am stuck on completed for the last 6 weeks
Is it a winter hibernation time ?

:shock:
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 21 Feb 2009
Posts: 76
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2009, 08:39
Are there any January round people here? They're releasing decisions on Friday. Good luck to all of you.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 08 Jul 2007
Posts: 28
Location: New York
Schools: Darden Class of 2011, Tuck, Duke, McCombs, HBS
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2009, 12:30
Surprised no one has posted today (maybe that's a good sign!!). there were 5 or so acceptances mentioned in the BW forum, but nothing here. Anyone hear anything?
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 21 Feb 2009
Posts: 76
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2009, 13:03
Absolutely no R3 applicants on GClub?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2008
Posts: 318
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Schools: Ross Class of 2011
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 81 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2009, 13:11
I'm withdrawing, decided it's going to be Ross or bust but I'll make that decision after GBR.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Jan 2009
Posts: 7
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2009, 19:42
Yup, I applied January Round - no word today though :( It was surprising to see so little activity on the BW forum, perhaps more admit calls will go out tomorrow?

Good luck to everyone still waiting!
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 08 Jul 2007
Posts: 28
Location: New York
Schools: Darden Class of 2011, Tuck, Duke, McCombs, HBS
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2009, 14:55
Heard from tuck today. Knew i didn't get in b/c i received no call, so i was happy to hear i'm on the waitlist. that's another school on the waitlist for (Duke too). man, i hope Darden is an acceptance.

Unfortunately the FAQ Tuck provided gave little information on what the applicant can do -- meaning, do they accept another recommendation, a letter stating recent accomplishments? etc....
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 21 Oct 2008
Posts: 131
Schools: Rady School of Management at UC San Diego GO TRITONS
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2009, 15:16
ding for me. wow, R2 killed me
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 16 May 2008
Posts: 885
Location: Earth
Schools: Cornell '11
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 132 [0], given: 29

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2009, 15:24
Sorry to hear! At least you have UCSD in the bag with tons of $$$, good deal!

rjacobs wrote:
ding for me. wow, R2 killed me

_________________

"George is getting upset!"

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Jan 2009
Posts: 7
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2009, 01:46
ding here too, and a tough one to take...oh well, life moves on. Tepper here i come!
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 10 Dec 2008
Posts: 25
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Mar 2009, 11:15
For those of you who are looking at Tuck and thinking about the social scene, Tuck students are starting to hold cocktail parties with some of the undergraduate sororities, which have been pretty well attended.

Granted, most of the girls are still 20 or so, but nevertheless.


Just thought I'd put that out there.
1 KUDOS received
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 28 Feb 2008
Posts: 1323
Schools: Tuck
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 117 [1] , given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Mar 2009, 12:23
1
This post received
KUDOS
mcds wrote:
For those of you who are looking at Tuck and thinking about the social scene, Tuck students are starting to hold cocktail parties with some of the undergraduate sororities, which have been pretty well attended.

Granted, most of the girls are still 20 or so, but nevertheless.


Just thought I'd put that out there.


Image

RF
_________________

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 13 Aug 2008
Posts: 43
Schools: R1 - Kellogg, Tuck (W), Yale, Cornell, R2- Haas, Ross, R3 - Foster
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 1

Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2009, 11:55
Hi I am waitlisted at Tuck - I was asked by admissions to improve my GMAT score (which obviously wouldn't guarantee admission but perhaps would improve my chances). I have taken GMAT twice since then and my score has not improved. I think I need solid 3-4 months preparation to be able to improve my score, which I don't think I have and honestly I have lost the courage to sit in that exam again and face 600s. My current best score is 680 which is below Tuck's average but within their 80% range. I want to basically find out whether my chances of getting off the waitlist have now dropped to zero or is there anything I could do besides GMAT to improve my chances. I took the GMAT yesterday and I am yet to inform the admissions committee, I am also wondering what would be the best way to communicate the current situation to them? I will really appreciate your feedback!!! Thanks!
Re: Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants!   [#permalink] 17 Apr 2009, 11:55
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
30 Experts publish their posts in the topic Calling all Stanford Fall 2009 applicants! TL 612 16 Jul 2008, 20:26
46 Calling all Cornell (Johnson) Fall 2009 applicants! solaris1 1424 15 Jul 2008, 16:24
104 Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! MGOBLUE2 2298 11 Jul 2008, 12:07
34 Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2009 Applicants agold 632 12 Jun 2008, 10:18
53 Experts publish their posts in the topic Calling all HBS Fall 2009 Applicants devansh_god 722 04 May 2008, 06:22
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Calling all Tuck Fall 2009 applicants!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1  ...  26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   [ 738 posts ] 



cron

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.