cbailey9803, did you apply for Summer 2013?
Did you go through interview process and all?
I am surprised to see how they accepted applicants so early. Are you currently an undergrad at UNC?
I guess I should apply soon as well.
Yes, I applied for Summer 2013 (although I actually won't have to start until fall 2013 because I can take the pre-req classes over this coming school year). I applied for the early application deadline - July 15 - and yes I'm a current undergrad
I submitted my app at 11:59 the day of the deadline (no joke) and then was emailed the next day to set up an interview.
I had the director as my interviewer and that was interesting because she didn't ask me any of the typical interview questions (I have a friend in the current MAC program and he said the questions were typical i.e. why do you want to go to UNC's MAC program?). But mine were more like: What was the worst decision you ever made and why?, If your best friend was here what would she say you needed to work on?, What types of decisions do you find to be the hardest?, etc.
Since I turned my app in at (literally) the last minute, I didn't get a chance to proofread my essays, let alone let anyone else proofread them for me, but I tried really hard to tell my "story." I think being a current undergrad business major helped, but if you aren't one it's not like a deciding factor- especially 2nd and 3rd rounds because all the current biz undergrads apply 1st round. I would just make sure you use your essays to tell your "story," get your GPA and GMAT score around the current target (if you could get it a lil higher it would be even better), and for the interview just be prepared and ask questions at the end (they really like that).
I believe the next deadlines are December 1 and March 1, but they are on a rolling basis so if you want to know earlier and you already have your GMAT score, go ahead and apply when you can- couldn't hurt
Good luckkkk!! If you have any more questions lemme know :p