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

It is currently 19 Apr 2014, 21:50

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 Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Manager
Joined: 09 Aug 2010
Posts: 68
Schools: HBS (R2), Stanford (R2), Wharton (WL), MIT
WE 1: 2 yrs banking
WE 2: 2 yrs PE / Hedge Fund
Followers: 3

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2010, 20:43
oneofmany wrote:
PEanalyst wrote:
I also wonder if really a lot of people are going to withdraw from the WL? It seems like most people are depositing at other schools but still staying on the WL.

The only hope we get is if people they admitted were accepted to better schools.


For people on the WL that still have Wharton as their #1 choice, then I don't begrudge them for staying on the waitlist. If others are happy to go to another school, hopefully they'll withdraw themselves.

On the adcom contact re: WL status, I think you're on the right track. I'm hoping to get some insight today after I speak with a 2nd year student and hopefully a friend who's on the executive MBA adcom. I'll post any feedback I receive.


Spoke with my 2nd year friend and he's going to ask some of his friends who are on the volunteer 2nd year adcom. He also suggested to wait for the admissions committee to reach out with futher instructions/next steps. If sending add'l info is deemed beneficial, probably not worth sending it in unless you know that the second they "admit" you, you'll enroll (as in, don't do it if it's not your top choice). In light of his advice, I held off on reaching out to my eMBA contact so as not to muddy the waters. Good luck everyone.
Intern
Intern
Joined: 02 Nov 2010
Posts: 18
Followers: 0

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2010, 22:01
for whatever its worth, the 2013 Wharton MBA fb group has 82 members so far...the no is comparable with the # fb group members of other schools with similar class size (hbs has 64 ppl on fb)...doesn't suggest low R1 admit #s at W..although can't make the inference with full conviction...
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 18 Jun 2010
Posts: 303
Schools: Chicago Booth Class of 2013
Followers: 20

Kudos [?]: 122 [0], given: 194

GMAT Tests User Reviews Badge
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 01:28
Guys,

Do you know any Russian admitted or waitlisted in R1?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 02 Jun 2009
Posts: 446
Followers: 39

Kudos [?]: 158 [0], given: 36

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 02:26
fall2011 wrote:
for whatever its worth, the 2013 Wharton MBA fb group has 82 members so far...the no is comparable with the # fb group members of other schools with similar class size (hbs has 64 ppl on fb)...doesn't suggest low R1 admit #s at W..although can't make the inference with full conviction...

A number of students are not joining because they don't want to disclose to their bosses/coworkers just yet (my boat) or they're not sure about their final choice.

Posted from my mobile device Image
_________________

Tips: best-app-tips-77803-80.html#p610423
GMAT experience: gmat-710-q47-v41-what-worked-and-what-didn-t-81055.html#p608295
Telling your story: storytelling-82064.html#p615567
Other MBA women: calling-all-female-mba-applicants-84636.html
GMATClub interview practice groups: gmatclub-interview-groups-85902.html#p643929

Intern
Intern
Joined: 02 Nov 2010
Posts: 18
Followers: 0

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 03:16
hey MBAgirl2010,

i'm makin a different point...what u say wud be true of all schools..

so for schools with the similar class sizes (ie HBS and W), the # of ppl in the fb groups should be in the same range (discounting for cases who do not want to be in the grp/do not know about the fb group/do not care etc)

speculation was that given the large no of WLs for W, mebbe the # of R1 admits was less...

if that were the case, the W fb group should have lesser members than the HBS group, which is not the case..

so lookin at the fb group size doesn't confirm that W admitted lesser #s in R1...it also doesn't say that they admitted 400 odd ppl...so we can continue speculating hoping for some insider info from the school :)

MBAgirl2010 wrote:
fall2011 wrote:
for whatever its worth, the 2013 Wharton MBA fb group has 82 members so far...the no is comparable with the # fb group members of other schools with similar class size (hbs has 64 ppl on fb)...doesn't suggest low R1 admit #s at W..although can't make the inference with full conviction...

A number of students are not joining because they don't want to disclose to their bosses/coworkers just yet (my boat) or they're not sure about their final choice.

Posted from my mobile device Image
Intern
Intern
User avatar
Joined: 01 Sep 2009
Posts: 21
Schools: Yale SOM Class of 2013
Followers: 0

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 05:58
Financier, I'm not Russian ethnically but it *is* my native language, and i've been WLed at Wharton as well. sup?
_________________

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Don't flatter yourself, honey. Just like an oil lease, you're easily disposable.
~J.R. Ewing

Manager
Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 123
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 20

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 08:38
Do we know how many applicants they took (and % of interviewees) in R1 last year?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 08 Dec 2009
Posts: 420
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 82 [0], given: 26

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 11:28
I'm so bummed out that this is one of my first few posts since last friday night...

oh wells, i think i have the strength now to continue the rd2 process... good luck everyone! i'm not counting on W anymore (if i get in by next March/April, that's great, but I'm not expecting anything).
_________________

kudos if you like me (or my post) :P

Manager
Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 123
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 20

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 11:32
i completely agree with you...im struggling with whether I actually want to go to b school if its not at W.
Intern
Intern
User avatar
Joined: 13 Dec 2010
Posts: 21
Location: Midwest
Schools: HBS (Ding!), Wharton (WL), Booth (Accepted), Kellogg (Accepted)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 3

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 12:11
I just got the "Wharton Guide To Waiting In Agony"... awesome
Manager
Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 123
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 20

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 12:14
So if I read that e-mail correctly, it looks like we will not hear before March 24th and the fact that they waitlisted so many candidates this year truly means nothing.
Manager
Manager
Joined: 09 Aug 2010
Posts: 68
Schools: HBS (R2), Stanford (R2), Wharton (WL), MIT
WE 1: 2 yrs banking
WE 2: 2 yrs PE / Hedge Fund
Followers: 3

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 12:17
PEanalyst wrote:
So if I read that e-mail correctly, it looks like we will not hear before March 24th and the fact that they waitlisted so many candidates this year truly means nothing.


I agree with your interpretation of the e-mail. Doesn't sound like there's much we can do about it.

By any chance, did anyone get two copies of the e-mail? I got one at 3:05pm and 3:11pm (eastern time).
Intern
Intern
User avatar
Joined: 13 Dec 2010
Posts: 21
Location: Midwest
Schools: HBS (Ding!), Wharton (WL), Booth (Accepted), Kellogg (Accepted)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 3

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 12:22
The 2nd was a corrected e-mail with an updated address for the waitlist manager.
Manager
Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 123
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 20

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 12:36
Also, very interesting that there is no rank.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 09 Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Schools: Ross(IN–full$)
WE 1: Investment Bank
WE 2: Company in NYC
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 8

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 13:53
PEanalyst wrote:
Also, very interesting that there is no rank.


...that we know of.

I think we're all well aware that they won't be picking waitlisters out of a hat. As they build their class, their priorities will shift in terms of who they are looking for. If at the end of the day, you are the strongest south american female from the insurance industry, and that's what they are lacking, then you should prob start packin for philly. At this point, they don't even know what they're gonna get, hence waitlist.
Manager
Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 123
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 20

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 13:57
So if I am very young, and their class happens to get younger with R2, maybe I will be a better fit?
Manager
Manager
Joined: 09 Aug 2010
Posts: 68
Schools: HBS (R2), Stanford (R2), Wharton (WL), MIT
WE 1: 2 yrs banking
WE 2: 2 yrs PE / Hedge Fund
Followers: 3

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

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2010, 15:32
PEanalyst wrote:
So if I am very young, and their class happens to get younger with R2, maybe I will be a better fit?


Or if you can transform yourself into a south american female from the insurance industry...
3 KUDOS received
Current Student
Status: Current Student
Joined: 12 Feb 2010
Posts: 441
Schools: USC Marshall School of Business
WE 1: Software Consulting
WE 2: Government / Healthcare
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 52 [3] , given: 26

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 01:15
3
This post received
KUDOS
Autobots ... I mean, GMATclub Wharton Waitlisters, TRANSFORM!
_________________

Something about Kudos or other... if you like then upvote away.

Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2010
Posts: 496
Schools: Wharton/Lauder Class of 2013
WE 1: Big Four Advisory
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 174 [0], given: 38

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 10:53
CyberC1 wrote:
Autobots ... I mean, GMATclub Wharton Waitlisters, TRANSFORM!


We need a "LIKE" button!
_________________

GMAT Guide: 10-critical-factors-to-beat-the-gmat-106790.html

Current Student
Status: Current Student
Joined: 12 Feb 2010
Posts: 441
Schools: USC Marshall School of Business
WE 1: Software Consulting
WE 2: Government / Healthcare
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 52 [0], given: 26

GMAT Tests User
Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 10:55
There's always Kudos ;).

I like your "on top of the world champion" picture.

staind wrote:
CyberC1 wrote:
Autobots ... I mean, GMATclub Wharton Waitlisters, TRANSFORM!


We need a "LIKE" button!

_________________

Something about Kudos or other... if you like then upvote away.

Re: Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters   [#permalink] 23 Dec 2010, 10:55
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
New posts Calling All Cass Business School applicants 2011 StPats0203 2 13 Jan 2011, 09:49
New posts Calling All Imperial Business School applicants 2011 StPats0203 0 13 Jan 2011, 09:50
New posts Calling all Fall 2011 Columbia Business School WAITLISTERS alr2011 2 28 Mar 2011, 10:57
New posts Calling All Wharton 2012 Business School Waitlisters speedmerchant 7 28 Dec 2011, 18:38
This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies. New 3 Wharton 2012 - Calling all Waitlisters mumbai247 313 05 Jan 2012, 22:33
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Calling All Wharton 2011 Business School Waitlisters

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11  ...  23    Next  [ 455 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®.