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Calling UCLA Fall 2008 Applicants

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Status: Um... what do you want to know?
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 13:03
Roll call update. Please update this as you see fit.

UCLA Anderson Applicants Status:
R1
Kryzak - R1 - Accepted
Aviroop - R1 - Submitted
DrivinWest - R1 - Submitted
notokung - R1 - Submitted
gnr646 - R1 - Submitted
rampup82 - R1 - Submitted
red_s4 - R1 - Accepted

R2
misterJJ2u - R2 - Submitted
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 13:08
Thank you again everyone for the congrats!

BTW, now that I finally got into one school, I can definitely help people take a look at their essays and stuff for R2-4. One caveat though, I will probably have more time after I get my Kellogg in on Jan 11th. :P

Happy Holidays everyone!
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 15:02
kryzak,

do indulge me and visit some strip clubs...

Thanks for lunch.. i am gonna visit that place again..

and congrats on the big kahuna.. I mean admit... superb thing..

and shameless of you to put a UCLA avatar already.. look at u .. :lol: :wink:
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 18:33
Congrats Kry!!! Hope I will be lucky enough to be yr classmate next year :P
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 19:06
Hey Kryz,

You did it. Congrats! You deserve it, man :)

Hope you will be able to glance at my "Why UCLA" (will be ready in couple of days) :wink:

Deadline for R2 - 2 January :cry:
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 19:21
Congrats kryzak!!!

BTW I´m voting that you should finish Kellogg and also go to Chicago I´m99% sure that I´ll drop Wharton´s app and that Gmatclubbers will bring Chicago Down :lol: You should also go there.

Enjoy the time!
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 19:23
kwam wrote:
Congrats kryzak!!!

BTW I´m voting that you should finish Kellogg and also go to Chicago I´m99% sure that I´ll drop Wharton´s app and that Gmatclubbers will bring Chicago Down :lol: You should also go there.

Enjoy the time!


I think there is gonna be quite the get together in Chicago in October after we are all settled in.
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 19:34
kryzak wrote:
CONGRATS red_s4!!!

Yup, at 3:28pm, I got an email from UCLA with and ADMIT! Looks like we could be classmates sometime, or at least will meet at Days at Anderson!

Woohoo! this is the BEST Xmas gift ever! It still hasn't sunken in yet, but all of a sudden, all the "ifs" have become "whens" (instead of "if I go to B-school next year, I'll do this... )

Wow... this is such a strange feeling...


Congrats kryzak! We both applied to the same schools so looks like we might be classmates one day and at a minimum meet at admitted students weekends. Enjoy the holidays!
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 21:16
A little late, but congratulations Kry! You absolutely deserved it :)
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2007, 22:20
im applying for R2 and hoping for similar luck :-D
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2007, 08:42
Congrats on the admits. Thats got to be the best xmas gift yet.

Oh and count me in for R2. Just finished my essays and I'm just waiting on one last rec.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2007, 10:20
A bit late but CONGRATS Kry, absolutely deserved.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2007, 13:22
thank you all again!

Updated list.

UCLA Anderson Applicants Status:
R1
Kryzak - R1 - Accepted
Aviroop - R1 - Submitted
DrivinWest - R1 - Submitted
notokung - R1 - Submitted
gnr646 - R1 - Submitted
rampup82 - R1 - Submitted
red_s4 - R1 - Accepted

R2
misterJJ2u - R2 - Submitted
ezd222 - R2 - Will submit
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2007, 05:45
kryzak wrote:
thank you all again!

Updated list.

UCLA Anderson Applicants Status:
R1
Kryzak - R1 - Accepted
Aviroop - R1 - Submitted
DrivinWest - R1 - Submitted
notokung - R1 - Submitted
gnr646 - R1 - Submitted
rampup82 - R1 - Submitted
red_s4 - R1 - Accepted


R2
misterJJ2u - R2 - Submitted
ezd222 - R2 - Will submit


Will submit, i.e. Happy New Year's f****d :)
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2007, 10:55
Updated list.

UCLA Anderson Applicants Status:
R1
Kryzak - R1 - Accepted
Aviroop - R1 - Submitted
DrivinWest - R1 - Submitted
notokung - R1 - Submitted
gnr646 - R1 - Submitted
rampup82 - R1 - Submitted
red_s4 - R1 - Accepted
trojan812 - R1 - Submitted

R2
misterJJ2u - R2 - Submitted
ezd222 - R2 - Will submit
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2007, 15:50
Wow, Congrats Kry and Red_s4!!! that's great news.

I just came back from an SF trip and saw all the postings. Amazing.

I actually haven't "submitted" my application just quite yet. Have 2 essays done and 2 in final edits. I should be hitting "submit" within the next 3 days after I decide to let it go.

-JJ
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2007, 16:25
Updated list.

UCLA Anderson Applicants Status:
R1
Kryzak - R1 - Accepted
Aviroop - R1 - Submitted
DrivinWest - R1 - Submitted
notokung - R1 - Submitted
gnr646 - R1 - Submitted
rampup82 - R1 - Submitted
red_s4 - R1 - Accepted
trojan812 - R1 - Submitted

R2
misterJJ2u - R2 - Submitted (soon)
ezd222 - R2 - Will submit
ncprasad - R2 - Submitted
nick_sun - R2 - Will Submit
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Dec 2007, 11:15
hey guys, how detailed are you getting with the first essay about family background? I just wanna get an idea of what's appropriate and what's not?

Do they sort of want a couple stories about points in your life, or actually like detailed info about parents and siblings, etc etc?
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Dec 2007, 11:17
a few stories from your past will be good enough. Mention your parents and siblings with regards to those stories to give the adcom a good picture of who they are, what they're like, what education/profession they are, and how your childhood affected you.

Don't go into too much detail about your parents/siblings though. Remember, this essay is about you, not your family members. They are just there to help bring out who you are. :)
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Dec 2007, 11:58
I have a question about the school visit. I'm a submitting my app on the 2nd, but visiting the school (class visit and info session) on the 8th/9th. Is it looked down upon that I didn't visit before I submitted? The reason being is I'm currently in Philadelphia and have been working on a pretty big client proposal that hasn't given me much free time. So this was the earliest I could make it out ot Cali.

Also if I'm lucky enough to get an interview, is it in my best interest to fly back out and have an interview on campus or would an alumni interview be suffice?
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