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Calling all UNC Kenan-Flagler Applicants

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16 Aug 2007, 06:16
So who is in?

Stats:

R1:
gooseman13: Submitted R1; Dinged

R2:
nervousgmat: R2, PII submitted 12/04; interviewed first week of October; ACCEPTED with 80% scholarship
Bdevil25: Submitted R2, interviewed 12/7; ACCEPTED
SkiC:Submitted R2; ACCEPTED
PaulK: Submitted R2; interviewed early November; ACCEPTED
westsider: submitted R2, interviewed 11/11; ACCEPTED
virtualM: submitted R2; ACCEPTED
Strategery: Submitted R2, interviewed 11/29; Dinged
knowshonmoreno: Submitted R2; Waitlisted
miketal20: Submitted R2 12/7; Interviewed on 11/29; Waitlisted
MiamiMBA: Submitted R2
satbirmultani: Submitted R2
Ozmba2006: Applying for Round 2?
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08 Feb 2008, 13:43
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thunderdogg wrote:
Does anyone know how the rules for In-State tuition apply?

I applied RD3 here so I'm not going to hear back until mid March, but if you attend are you out of state for year 1 and then qualify in-state for year 2?

Most schools this doesn't make a huge difference, but at UNC it makes a very significant difference.

Just wondering how that works.

Thunderdogg,

I dug deeper into this issue and found, to my surprise , that it actually is possible to claim residency after your first year. It's not a foregone conclusion that anyone can get in-state tuition after the first year, but it's possible.

The absolute requirement is that you've lived in NC for 12 consecutive months. Not too bad, ay? There's more - see the link below to read in detail, but basically a committee will review everything on a case-by-case basis, going down a list of considerations that "may be significant" (very vague) in determining your "domiciliary intent."

http://regweb.unc.edu/residency/ncres.php

Essentially, you have to prove that you're in NC for the long haul. I was told that one good way to prove that is to get an internship in NC (shouldn't be too hard), but some of the other considerations are: housing, taxes, vehicle registration and driver's license, voting, etc. From what I understand, there's a reasonable success rate of out-of-staters pulling it off at UNC. It just requires a time commitment on your part to build a strong case for yourself. With that said, for a \$20k tuition rate cut you'd have to be insane not to try!

I hope this helps!
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04 Feb 2008, 14:55
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Here's the official word. This was in an e-mail sent to me about financial aid:

"All students are considered for merit-based fellowship funding as awarded through the MBA Admissions Office. Students who have not already been notified of a fellowship offer will be contacted directly via email regarding fellowships by Monday, February 14, 2008. All students will be contacted whether they receive a fellowship or not."
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04 Feb 2008, 15:24
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Bdevil25 wrote:
Here's the official word. This was in an e-mail sent to me about financial aid:

"All students are considered for merit-based fellowship funding as awarded through the MBA Admissions Office. Students who have not already been notified of a fellowship offer will be contacted directly via email regarding fellowships by Monday, February 14, 2008. All students will be contacted whether they receive a fellowship or not."

I got that email also. "Dear Admitted Student," is slightly better than Haas's rejection letter that said "Dear [Applicant Preferred Name]" followed by a lengthy email from the Dean the next day to apologize.

KF just needs to work on their calendar.
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04 Feb 2008, 17:58
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Speaking of which, what made you decide on applying at UNC all the way from Washington (I presume)?

I only ask because I'm actually from Oregon, so I'm right there with you.
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14 Feb 2008, 09:40
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We should collect some money and send them a calendar =)
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16 Aug 2007, 07:27
In for R2. Or maybe R1 in 2009. I can't make up my mind!

nervousgmat wrote:
I attended the Business School Insider event last night in NYC. I must say that the school that impressed me the most was UNC. I got a chance to talk to 2 alumni, and these guys were as "humanly real" as one can get. They didn't boast about their school or what they do. Instead, they answered my questions in a very straight-forward and honest way. I can easily see myself attending this school just because of people like them

So who is in?
I am applying in R2
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16 Aug 2007, 07:59
nervousgmat wrote:
I attended the Business School Insider event last night in NYC. I must say that the school that impressed me the most was UNC. I got a chance to talk to 2 alumni, and these guys were as "humanly real" as one can get. They didn't boast about their school or what they do. Instead, they answered my questions in a very straight-forward and honest way. I can easily see myself attending this school just because of people like them

So who is in?
I am applying in R2

I will apply for R2 ....
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16 Aug 2007, 10:52
Hi,
Is there any specific reason why all of you are applying in R2? I am considering UNC as one of my first choice school. I am applying to UNC in 1st round.
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16 Aug 2007, 10:56
I am debating between Cornell or UNC for R1. I am going to visit each, I think.
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16 Aug 2007, 11:09
ayan.ghosh wrote:
Hi,
Is there any specific reason why all of you are applying in R2? I am considering UNC as one of my first choice school. I am applying to UNC in 1st round.

Early Action Round( Deposit Deadline Jan 04 )

Kenan is a backup school for those targeting Ultra/Elites!
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16 Aug 2007, 12:09
ayan.ghosh wrote:
Hi,
Is there any specific reason why all of you are applying in R2? I am considering UNC as one of my first choice school. I am applying to UNC in 1st round.

The reason I am applying for R2 is because UNC requires a "significantly higher deposit" upon acceptance of their offer in the EA round. Since UNC releases the decisions for R1 in December, I won't know about the acceptance and maybe scholarships from other schools. But if UNC were my top choice, I would definitely apply in R1 like you are planning to.
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16 Aug 2007, 17:12
so if one applies EA on 10/27 and decisions are released by 12/10 do you all think it would be a waste of money to apply to a few other schools in R1? my concenrs are that if i apply EA R1 to UNC and a few other schools for R1 and I am accepted to UNC then i waisted some application $$, alternatively if I apply to UNC EA and dont apply anywhere else for R1 but wait for R2 for other schools and then i dont get into UNC did i miss opporutnities with other schools by waiting until R2?.....thoughts, commets?? cheers VP Joined: 06 Feb 2007 Posts: 1023 Followers: 22 Kudos [?]: 177 [0], given: 0 Re: EA question [#permalink] Show Tags 16 Aug 2007, 20:24 sumbawa25 wrote: so if one applies EA on 10/27 and decisions are released by 12/10 do you all think it would be a waste of money to apply to a few other schools in R1? my concenrs are that if i apply EA R1 to UNC and a few other schools for R1 and I am accepted to UNC then i waisted some application$$, alternatively if I apply to UNC EA and dont apply anywhere else for R1 but wait for R2 for other schools and then i dont get into UNC did i miss opporutnities with other schools by waiting until R2?.....thoughts, commets??

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Is UNC your top choice? If the answer to this question is yes, and you are not willing to spend time and money for other schools in R1, then don't apply to any other schools in R1. If you are denied in UNC, then applying to other schools in R2 will not put you in disadvantage. I don't know your situation but I am hoping for some scholarship money, so I will definitely take into consideration the amount offered by different schools before I decide where I want to go. That's why EA rounds that require an early commitiment to any school before decisions come out from the other ones I applied to will probably not work for me.
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12 Sep 2007, 07:58
I'm in for R2 for the same reason as nervousgmat. For me, a lot is going to depend on scholarship offers, so I don't want to be obligated to UNC if they accept but don't offer any sort of scholarship. I'm all set up to fly across the country and visit in November.
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02 Oct 2007, 17:46
Interviewing at UNC tomorrow!
Wish me luck!
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04 Oct 2007, 18:56
From what I can tell, you can apply early action, get in, and still not attend. You just need to make your decision by early january. They will tell you your financial aid award when they send their decision in December. So you will know how much they are willing to give you, but you won't be able to compare it to other school's offers unless they are offering the money in December.
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05 Oct 2007, 15:04
I attended an online chat with some of the admissions officers yesterday. It was pretty chaotic at first, b/c only 60 people were allowed in the chat room, so the UNC people couldn't get in for a while. Anyway, the chat was reasonably informative. Can't think of any special new information...applying earlier is better (x10 for the # of times it was asked). Mostly the UNC people seemed very nice, and handled the chaos very well. They said a transcript is available on the school website.
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06 Oct 2007, 09:17
Thanks, PaulK!
I'll check the chat transcript out
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06 Oct 2007, 13:21
nervousgmat wrote:
Thanks, PaulK!
I'll check the chat transcript out

No problem nervous. How'd your interview go?

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