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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2013, 13:46
I may be the last one here to submit an update letter but im hoping to send mine off this week. Was waiting on a few things to develop so that I could effectively include them in my letter.

I know one person got off WL last year in January but that was an extreme case due to his/her specific situation. Anyone know when we'll realistically start hearing anything regarding this waitlist?
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2013, 13:48
I spoke with an Admissions Officer back in January and she told me that the committee will not look at the waitlist until mid-March.
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Feb 2013, 13:55
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I spoke with an Admissions Officer back in January and she told me that the committee will not look at the waitlist until mid-March.


I don't know specifics about this, but to me it looks like you guys will be evaluated with the R2 decisions. Hopefully you guys will hear good news March 28th!

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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 07:48
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I spoke with an Admissions Officer back in January and she told me that the committee will not look at the waitlist until mid-March.


I don't know specifics about this, but to me it looks like you guys will be evaluated with the R2 decisions. Hopefully you guys will hear good news March 28th!

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Yeah I just saw on last year's blog that someone who was Waitlisted for Round 1, was formally rejected on the Round 2 decision date. Hoping we all have a better fate than that candidate!
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Mar 2013, 06:46
Just curious but has anyone on this forum taken themselves out of consideration for SOM due to acceptance at another school or for any other reasons?
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 05:55
Just got a "Yale SOM Wait List Review" email from admissions. Looks like the Waitlist may actually see some movement this week as AdCom starts looking at our updates and probably has a final count of Round 2 admitted students.

Anyone else get this email?
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 06:01
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Just got a "Yale SOM Wait List Review" email from admissions. Looks like the Waitlist may actually see some movement this week as AdCom starts looking at our updates and probably has a final count of Round 2 admitted students.

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What did it say?
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 06:11
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Just got a "Yale SOM Wait List Review" email from admissions. Looks like the Waitlist may actually see some movement this week as AdCom starts looking at our updates and probably has a final count of Round 2 admitted students.

Anyone else get this email?


What did it say?


Seemed to be a generic email to all WL candidates just thanking us for our patience while remaining on the WL and that they would review candidates this week. Also asking that if our plans have changed and we would no longer like to be considered then we should inform them.
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 07:09
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NYCFinanceGuy wrote:
Just got a "Yale SOM Wait List Review" email from admissions. Looks like the Waitlist may actually see some movement this week as AdCom starts looking at our updates and probably has a final count of Round 2 admitted students.

Anyone else get this email?


What did it say?


Seemed to be a generic email to all WL candidates just thanking us for our patience while remaining on the WL and that they would review candidates this week. Also asking that if our plans have changed and we would no longer like to be considered then we should inform them.


Got the same email. I like at the end where they say if they offer you a spot, they expect you to accept.
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 17:29
I got the email too. I was freaked out at first time as I thought that it is a ding letter.

Believe we will be notified with R2 candidates on 28 Mar?

My hands are getting wet with being nervous.

Let's keep our fingers crossed!
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 10:28
I take it no good news for anyone here yet? Apparently we will all have status updates online today
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 10:40
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I take it no good news for anyone here yet? Apparently we will all have status updates online today


Nothing yet here. Where'd you hear/read that we'll have our status updated online today?
That's a bit reassuring and a part of me would prefer a straight up Ding/Admit as opposed to having no update like Fuqua..
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 10:41
will the R1 waitlisted candidates receive phone calls today if they get accepted ?

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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 10:43
No idea if we'd get calls if accepted. In addition to what @Aerian stated above about getting updates today, I confirmed with AdCom when I gave them a ring earlier this week that we will get some sort of a status update but that could be a Ding, Acceptance, or invitation to remain on the WL.
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 10:52
i see..i have been staring at my phone for quite sumtime now!
its past midnight in India..this is pretty nerve wrecking :-(
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:17
Just got an email letting me know of my ding. good luck to everyone else.
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:18
Ward2012 wrote:
Just got an email letting me know of my ding. good luck to everyone else.


Sorry to hear Ward. Laaaaaaaame! :(
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:23
I got an email, and did not get in..:) It's been such a nice journey, Bye Bye Yale
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:24
waitlisted - would we hear back end of may?
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Re: Calling All Yale SOM 2013 'Waitlisted' Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:27
Same here. DING. I honestly don't know what more i could have done. I thought for sure I would get in, much less remain on the waitlist.

I updated ADCOM on a promotion at work, additional international responsibilities at work etc. I met more SOM students, reached out to the ones I'd previously met and even reached out to clubs I previously mentioned I was interested in. I even attended the Yale Philanthropy Conference at the suggestion of a current Net Impact member where I had a wonderful experience and had the pleasure of meeting Professors Nalebuff, Sheldon and Kolditz, all of whom I had meaningful conversations with. I attempted to help a current SOM student with his internship interview which just happened to be at my current company (all of this was on my Update Letter). I truly don't know what more I could have done.
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