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Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008

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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 01 Feb 2008, 11:33
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Darden dinged.
Vik Vandies.

I now must send their paperwork with my tanscripts and $1, 000 deposit by Feb. 15.
Look forward to fiding out how it turns out for everybody here.


Sorry about the ding vik. But you do have a great school willing to pay most your expenses...congrats! Vandy's too expensive for me and didn't offer me much help, so I still have to sit and sweat out the rest of the process.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 02 Feb 2008, 01:44
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vikramjit_01 wrote:
Darden dinged.
Vik Vandies.

I now must send their paperwork with my tanscripts and $1, 000 deposit by Feb. 15.
Look forward to fiding out how it turns out for everybody here.


Sorry about the ding vik. But you do have a great school willing to pay most your expenses...congrats! Vandy's too expensive for me and didn't offer me much help, so I still have to sit and sweat out the rest of the process.


Thanks Paul.
I think this is the beauty of having an admit. You dont mind the dings that follow.
I have read your profile and I think Vandy will be lucky to have you.
I look forward to reading to your posts and finding out how it turns out for you.
Good luck!
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 12 Feb 2008, 13:03
Just out of curiousity, those of you have been admitted, how long did it take to hear back from Vandy following your interview?
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 12 Feb 2008, 14:57
I interviewed before submitting the application - but I heard about 4 weeks after submitting the app (a full month before their stated deadline).
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 15 Feb 2008, 07:38
Just got my acceptance e-mail...Very excited..Question for others who have been accepted, did the initial e-mail say anything about scholarships or will/did that come later? THanks
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 15 Feb 2008, 08:37
The email didnt say anything, but they called me the day before the email to tell me the size of my offer. Also, when you receive the packet (which is very nice) it will spell things out. I was offered a pretty substantial sum - practically full tuition. Maybe thats why they called me ahead?

Good luck! In the end I will not be attending Vandy, but it was more for personal reasons than the school. Everyone I spoke to was great!
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 15 Feb 2008, 08:40
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Just got my acceptance e-mail...Very excited..Question for others who have been accepted, did the initial e-mail say anything about scholarships or will/did that come later? THanks


Congrats man, that's great. Glad to hear it.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 18 Feb 2008, 02:59
Congratulations johnrt! :-D
I hope I am not too late. The email I recieved didnt say anything about a scholarship but when I later the same day logged into my online application I saw the scholarship offer on top. The package I recieved had more details of the scholarship.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 18 Feb 2008, 16:28
Yeah...thanks for the replies. A lady from admissions actually called me today to congratulate me on being accepted. She let me know that my admissions binder should arrive in a few days and that they were offering me 18K. Good news.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 18 Feb 2008, 16:31
Congrats John! Do you think you will end up attending?
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 09:07
Its definitely possible...I am still waiting to hear back from Ross and Kenan-Flagler though, so we will see.

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Congrats John! Do you think you will end up attending?
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 09:55
It is interesting to see how many people applied to both UNC and Vandy. I've even met a few that also applied to UW!
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 10:38
Those are my 3 as well:

UNC: Rd 2 waitlist
Vandy: Rd 1 significant scholarship
Darden: Rd 2 interview scheduled for this coming Monday.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 11:48
Figured it was time to update this. Congrats knowshonmoreno and johnrt2001! GMATClubbers and doing really well with Owen! Ultimately, I had to make a decision by February 15, and won't be attending. I really like the school and it was a tough choice to make. westsider, I saw your note. Have any other R1ers made their decision?

GMATforFal08: Applied & accepted
PaulK: Applied & accepted - not attending
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vikramjit_01: Accepted & matriculating
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westsider: Applied & accepted - not attending
knowshonmoreno: Applied & accepted
johnrt2001: Applied & accepted
iokita: Applied & accepted MSF program
pranay_jack: Waitlist
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 12:09
I too have decided not to attend. It was a tough choice -- Vandy seems like a really great place to be. Also hard to turn down the scholarship money......


PaulK wrote:
Figured it was time to update this. Congrats knowshonmoreno and johnrt2001! GMATClubbers and doing really well with Owen! Ultimately, I had to make a decision by February 15, and won't be attending. I really like the school and it was a tough choice to make. westsider, I saw your note. Have any other R1ers made their decision?

GMATforFal08: Applied & accepted
PaulK: Applied & accepted - not attending
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westsider: Applied & accepted - not attending
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2008, 12:38
indeed - they were quite generous with the cash.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 20 Feb 2008, 14:48
Man it's intimidating being the only Applied still sitting waiting for any word. I interviewed about 3 weeks ago, and based on the responses of other clubbers here it sounds like if you're a "in" they seem to call at around the 2 week mark.. Looks as though a waitlist or ding may be in my future...only time will tell.

PaulK wrote:
Figured it was time to update this. Congrats knowshonmoreno and johnrt2001! GMATClubbers and doing really well with Owen! Ultimately, I had to make a decision by February 15, and won't be attending. I really like the school and it was a tough choice to make. westsider, I saw your note. Have any other R1ers made their decision?

GMATforFal08: Applied & accepted
PaulK: Applied & accepted - not attending
mbahunter: Applied & accepted
sumbawa25: Applied & accepted
vikramjit_01: Accepted & matriculating
MiamiMBA: Applied & accepted
westsider: Applied & accepted - not attending
knowshonmoreno: Applied & accepted
johnrt2001: Applied & accepted
iokita: Applied & accepted MSF program
pranay_jack: Waitlist
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 20 Feb 2008, 15:56
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Man it's intimidating being the only Applied still sitting waiting for any word. I interviewed about 3 weeks ago, and based on the responses of other clubbers here it sounds like if you're a "in" they seem to call at around the 2 week mark.. Looks as though a waitlist or ding may be in my future...only time will tell.


Nah, thunder, I wouldn't resign yourself to that. The time between my interview and a response was 5 months! Anyway, I'm sure it won't be long before they'll let you know. And good luck, of course.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 21 Feb 2008, 05:15
thunderdogg wrote:
Man it's intimidating being the only Applied still sitting waiting for any word. I interviewed about 3 weeks ago, and based on the responses of other clubbers here it sounds like if you're a "in" they seem to call at around the 2 week mark.. Looks as though a waitlist or ding may be in my future...only time will tell.

I had my interview on Dec 7 and got the final decision on Jan 15.
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Re: Calling all Vanderbilt Applicants Fall 2008 [#permalink] New post 26 Feb 2008, 13:58
thunderdogg wrote:
Man it's intimidating being the only Applied still sitting waiting for any word. I interviewed about 3 weeks ago, and based on the responses of other clubbers here it sounds like if you're a "in" they seem to call at around the 2 week mark.. Looks as though a waitlist or ding may be in my future...only time will tell.


So maybe i was a bit ahead of myself. Got the call today from vanderbilt and i'm in with a 20k scholarship offer.
Vanderbilt will definitely play a significant role in my final decision moving forward. My first notification, feels good to be 1/1 haha somehow i'm sure i won't go 100%.

I was told this has been the most selective incoming class, i think i was told apps were up 50% or something. The average GMAT of accepted students is 670.
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