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Calling all UNC Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants

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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2010, 13:22
In response to an earlier question posted in this thread about interview invites:

I spoke to the admissions office today, and they said that invites will be released all the way up until the decisions deadline, Feb. 8. While this makes absolutely no sense, as it will give them no time to evaluate the interview, it gives the rest of us who haven't received invites some hope.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2010, 13:59
Joining a bit late, but I'm also an R2 applicant.

Submitted my application on 12/4, was invited to interview 12/8. Will be completing my interview January 12.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2010, 08:02
Just got an interview invite today, will be completing it on the 15th.

I thought that email would never come.....
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2010, 08:16
I applied for Round 2 (Dec 4) and just got my invite yesterday. FYI. I can't wait for this process to be over! :-D
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2010, 18:24
I'm submitting UNC tonight or tom. for round 3. Can I ask you all how much detail you went into on the Employment History and Other form? Clearly I will go into detail on my work experience, but how much do I need to write about working as a camp counselor 12 years ago?

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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2010, 23:31
hmmmm, I can not upload either my employment history or additional information package!!

The school's web system keep me from submitting!!
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2010, 02:18
bigdre wrote:
I'm submitting UNC tonight or tom. for round 3. Can I ask you all how much detail you went into on the Employment History and Other form? Clearly I will go into detail on my work experience, but how much do I need to write about working as a camp counselor 12 years ago?

Thanks,

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Accepted.com typically analyzes the application requirements of top MBA programs. MIT's 2010 app requires a resume and Accepted offered the following advice: "

Go beyond mere job description to highlight achievement. If your title is "consultant." Saying that you "consulted on projects" is uninformative at best. Writing that you "Led a 6-member team working on a biotech outsourcing project to Slovakia with a budget of $X. It came in on time and under budget" conveys infinitely more.

I've included the above to say that if your counselor experience is something you want the adcom to know about, mention it. If not, why bother.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2010, 08:17
Thanks that was helpful.

I just got "The PDF version of your application is being generated and will be available for you to view or print in 15 minutes." What could possibly take so long?
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2010, 09:45
done and done. submitted....
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2010, 19:35
In for Rd 2 (Jan)
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2010, 09:21
As I was flipping through brochures from various MBA events, it caught my eye that UNC Premier Fellowship (full-tuition with or without stipend) will be awarded to approximately 10% of incoming class and that participants will be notified and invited in early January! What does that mean? That only EA admitted people can get it? Or R1 people still waiting for Feb-8 admission decision will get notified too? Does anyone know something more about this?
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2010, 19:19
andromeda wrote:
As I was flipping through brochures from various MBA events, it caught my eye that UNC Premier Fellowship (full-tuition with or without stipend) will be awarded to approximately 10% of incoming class and that participants will be notified and invited in early January! What does that mean? That only EA admitted people can get it? Or R1 people still waiting for Feb-8 admission decision will get notified too? Does anyone know something more about this?


It's "starting" in early January. People applying in rounds 1 & 2 are also eligible, although I'd imagine some of the $$$ will have been handed out in earlier rounds.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2010, 19:40
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andromeda wrote:
As I was flipping through brochures from various MBA events, it caught my eye that UNC Premier Fellowship (full-tuition with or without stipend) will be awarded to approximately 10% of incoming class and that participants will be notified and invited in early January! What does that mean? That only EA admitted people can get it? Or R1 people still waiting for Feb-8 admission decision will get notified too? Does anyone know something more about this?


It's "starting" in early January. People applying in rounds 1 & 2 are also eligible, although I'd imagine some of the $$$ will have been handed out in earlier rounds.


OK, it makes sense. So, people admitted in EA should be hearing (or not) about the money.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2010, 18:11
New for roll call

I applied in R2 and phone interviewed on 12/17

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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2010, 01:04
Hi guys,

Just got my interview invite (R2 applicant) :) Was surprised to get it. I thought they sent out all invites already. Whew! I guess Adcom does mean it when they say they'll send out invites until the day before decision date. I just hope the late invite is not representative of my admit chances.

I'm opting for phone interview since I'm international and there's no alum available in my country.
Anyone here with insights on phone interviews? Who interviewed you? What are the pros/cons of a phone interview?

Thanks :)
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 06:08
Anyone else in for round 3. This waiting stuff is killing me.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 07:33
I had my interview this morning with Buck Williams. I felt it was rather rushed, and was cut off several times while trying to expand on my experience. It clocked in slightly under 30 minutes.

Hopefully it went better than I felt it did, I guess I'll find out in three weeks...
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 07:43
wmcrockett wrote:
I had my interview this morning with Buck Williams. I felt it was rather rushed, and was cut off several times while trying to expand on my experience. It clocked in slightly under 30 minutes.

Hopefully it went better than I felt it did, I guess I'll find out in three weeks...


I interview next week. Care to share any questions? :lol:
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 07:57
This may be a bit late, but I was WL'ed Rd 1... Just to update the records.
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Re: Calling all Kenan-Flagler 2010 applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2010, 08:44
Thanks for the info. I appreciate it!
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