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# Calling Stern/NYU Applicants

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13 May 2008, 05:01
They haven't gotten to R3 applicants (submitted March 13) yet.
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13 May 2008, 08:05
According to admissions411, one person was already accepted off of the waitlist.
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14 May 2008, 13:45
Dinged from the WL this afternoon.
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14 May 2008, 14:16
I got dinged off the waitlist this afternoon too.
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15 May 2008, 05:15
condolences guys.

get 'em, next year!
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17 May 2008, 08:04
Haven't been participating to this thread for ages - sorry if I missed a few episodes - but I can understand bsd's frustration. The guy travelled all the way from down under, put in a lot of effort and cash, and gets waitlisted. I personally understand his frustration, even though obviously an interview doesn't mean you'll be accepted.

There are a couple of things I didn't like about Stern (disclaimer: obviously this is just a personal opinion based on my experience only and does not mean that Stern students are evil, etc ):

First of all, having to pas the interview in NY only for R2 is a major obstacle for A LOT of international students. I was still considering doing the interview even after I got an answer from Wharton and Chicago, but the interview requisite was a major no-no. I'm not saying that the policy is good or bad, but it's clearly a barrier for international students. So when a guy spends more than 1000 euros just for an interview, he hopes that Stern will see how motivated he is.

Secondly, the answer delays were ridiculously long. I had an interview invite after getting the call from Wharton and Chicago. Maybe this is also part of the marketing scheme (must show a lot of love, must really focus on Stern only, etc. and again, this is perfectly fine) but it didn't work for me.

In conclusion, although I think I see what Stern is trying to do in terms of recruiting, I understand that people who put in a lot of effort and cash get frustrated when they don't get accepted. I can certainly imagine that people who get dinged / waitlisted begin to ask themselves: "Is Stern really worth all that effort after all? Coz it ain't Harvard!" I'm not saying that it's the right reaction, but I can see this happening.
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20 May 2008, 11:08
any news from other R3s out there?
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20 May 2008, 21:25
Sorry about the dings guys, I've heard nothing so far

R1
Texas_Dawg 730/3.0/6 yrs - WL with Interview
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs - WL without Interview
uvs_mba - WL without Interview
aceman626 WL without Interview
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs - DWI
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008) - DWI
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e
wondee
caffine
caffine's hubby
jay02

R2
foxtrot - 720/ M /Indian IT/ MS in CS with 3.8 GPA from top US univ/5 WE/29 years old - Admitted
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline... - Interview Invite - but withdrawn
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15 - Ding after WL
ryguy904 - 680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy - submitted 1/6 - Ding after WL
nyrberg - 740/3.84/3yrs/white - submitted 1/15 - Ding after WL
nupurgupt - 700/3.67/2.5yrs/indian - submitted 01/15 - DWI
gmat_march - 720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian - submitted 1/15 - DWI
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15 - DWI
prospective mba - submitted 1/07 - DWI
hotdog - submitted 1/14 - DWI
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15 - DWI
yellowjacket - submitted 1/15 DWI
Ozmba - submitted 01/13 Heading to zicklin
skoogle - 700/5 WE/Indian/Submitted Jan 14
DeK - 680/submitted 15/1 / 6WE / Indian abroad

R3
navy01 - submitted 12/03

ps. Good luck to the rest of you. Dinged after WL today.

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23 May 2008, 06:22
R3 here invited for interview

good luck to all you other R3s
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15 Jun 2008, 16:49
augh.......waitlisted!!!!

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07 Jul 2008, 04:57
anyone hear of movement off the waitlist?
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10 Jul 2008, 04:36
someone on BW got off the waitlist.
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26 Jul 2008, 18:27
I'M IN!!!

Got the call on Friday. Can't believe it.
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26 Jul 2008, 18:31
navy01 wrote:
I'M IN!!!

Got the call on Friday. Can't believe it.

Congrats! Are you gonna go for it or are you gonna re-app to Columbia ED?
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26 Jul 2008, 22:59
navy01 wrote:
I'M IN!!!

Got the call on Friday. Can't believe it.

HOLY SMOKES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congrats!!! What's the verdict?
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27 Jul 2008, 01:01
OMG!!! CONGRATS navy01!!! Great to hear the news!
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27 Jul 2008, 12:26
As much as I'd like to reapply to Columbia and apply to Wharton, I think I'm just going to go to NYU. My husband goes there and I'd like to get to school faster rather than later. We are now looking for aparatments in the city. Preterm starts August 19. I'll stay on the boards to let everyone knows how it's going.
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27 Jul 2008, 14:48
navy01 wrote:
As much as I'd like to reapply to Columbia and apply to Wharton, I think I'm just going to go to NYU. My husband goes there and I'd like to get to school faster rather than later. We are now looking for aparatments in the city. Preterm starts August 19. I'll stay on the boards to let everyone knows how it's going.

Congrats! Looking forward to seeing you on campus.
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28 Jul 2008, 05:02
navy01 wrote:
I'M IN!!!

Got the call on Friday. Can't believe it.

navy01,

Congrats!!!!!! Someone finally got successfully off the waitlist.
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