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Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 11:48
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Hi, after I submitted, I saw a red X by GMAT score, but logged onto MBA.com and read this:

University of Chicago Booth School of Business - MBA, Full Time
Chicago IL, USA 12/13/2012 12/14/2012

So submitted on the 14th?

Top10MBACandidate wrote:

See this note at the top of your application status screen...

"It can take time to process materials. We appreciate your patience and ask that you wait four (4) weeks following the application deadline for materials that were sent separately, such as test scores (GMAT, TOEFL, etc.), transcripts, and recommendations, to appear as having been received. We will contact you if we have not received your materials by that time."

I was actually admitted in R1 and my GMAT still hasn't been matched to my application, so don't worry

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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 12:00
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Does anyone know if you can submit your application prior to both letters of recommendation being submitted? One of my recommenders is spending the afternoon doing a final proofread, and I would prefer to submit my application now to avoid any last minute systems issues. Will my application be marked as incomplete, or is it fine as long as the letter comes in before the deadline?

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You can submit your application before the recommenders submit.


Agreed. I sent in my application yesterday afternoon, about 3 hours before my recommender sent hers in. You'll get a notification when s/he does--no worries if it's before the deadline.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 12:01
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Submitted! Honestly I gave my best shot at Booth. Now the waiting game starts...
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 12:11
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MBKULOV wrote:
Hi, after I submitted, I saw a red X by GMAT score, but logged onto MBA.com and read this:

University of Chicago Booth School of Business - MBA, Full Time
Chicago IL, USA 12/13/2012 12/14/2012

So submitted on the 14th?

Top10MBACandidate wrote:

See this note at the top of your application status screen...

"It can take time to process materials. We appreciate your patience and ask that you wait four (4) weeks following the application deadline for materials that were sent separately, such as test scores (GMAT, TOEFL, etc.), transcripts, and recommendations, to appear as having been received. We will contact you if we have not received your materials by that time."

I was actually admitted in R1 and my GMAT still hasn't been matched to my application, so don't worry

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@MBKULOV ..I think I already answered your question on page 35..


sweet thanks bro -- good looking out 8-)
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 14:19
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Submitted! Honestly I gave my best shot at Booth. Now the waiting game starts...


Same here, good luck!
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 14:38
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:roll: My first MBA application successfully completed.

Lets hope I get in.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:01
LOL honestly never thought I would get to this stage so i'm happy -- did my best on everything. now its time to kick back

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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:02
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Submitted for R2. Good luck everyone!
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:11
Just submitted my app, but was 1 minute late. There was some problem with my credit card :-(

Can anyone tell me if it is acceptable ?

I was exactly 1 min late..


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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:13
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Just submitted my app, but was 1 minute late. There was some problem with my credit card :-(

Can anyone tell me if it is acceptable ?

I was exactly 1 min late..


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Even I had a problem with my credit card. But I was 7 minutes early!

I don't think it'll be an issue. I guess you can mail up the AdCom to be safe.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:15
Guys,

I was pacing with my Booth app and didn't notice that my app went in with a (very) small typo in the presentation essay. Reason to worry?

Appreciate any inputs. Thanks!
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:15
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Just submitted my app, but was 1 minute late. There was some problem with my credit card :-(

Can anyone tell me if it is acceptable ?

I was exactly 1 min late..


Thanks!


Take a look at the Yale thread, I'm in a similar situation. Since these two schools use EXACTLY the same online application system, I think you may be OK if you were logged in before the deadline. Check what your app review pdf says and also log out and log back into the system to see the status of your app. If both say R2 (as is the case in my Yale app) I think (hope) we're both OK. :)
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:24
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CMG wrote:
Just submitted my app, but was 1 minute late. There was some problem with my credit card :-(

Can anyone tell me if it is acceptable ?

I was exactly 1 min late..


Thanks!


Take a look at the Yale thread, I'm in a similar situation. Since these two schools use EXACTLY the same online application system, I think you may be OK if you were logged in before the deadline. Check what your app review pdf says and also log out and log back into the system to see the status of your app. If both say R2 (as is the case in my Yale app) I think (hope) we're both OK. :)


Hey, Good to know that I'm not alone, I did log out and log in. It does say Round 2. And so does the app pdf.

On the bright side, I got a mail from Chicago Booth Full-Time Admissions at 4:25 confirming my submission. Guess ( rather Hope) they don't consider the payment as a part of the application that has to be submitted before the deadline..

You can also see if u ve got a mail from Yale..


''Your application must be submitted by 5 p.m. (CT/Chicago time) on the day of the deadline in order to be considered for an application round. This includes receipt of all online and mailed-in materials. Applications submitted after a deadline will automatically be considered in the next round, as long as all materials are included with the application.''
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 15:28
Sorry, just read on the Yale thread that you hit the submit button after 5.

For what it's worth, I know of a person who applied to Rottman (Canada) 8 hours after the deadline and it was still considered in that round.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 16:08
Wonder why booth changed its interview invite release from a rolling basis to notifying everyone on the same day. Makes that day insanely nerve wrecking.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 16:23
Hi Guys,

Phew!! Submitted my application 5 mins before deadline. During those last 10 mins couldn't even hear the phone ringing;).

But during the preview after submitting the application I saw that the power point I had submitted was in total disarray. I don't know if the issue is with the application viewer or the ppt got messed up during the upload. Either ways I panicked!!!

I sent an email to the admission committee about the same and I attached the pdf of the ppt just-in-case. Question is - was it a viewer issue and/or did I do the right job by emailing the ppt?

I hope that my last minute mistake did not cost me Booth application. What do you guys think?
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 18:53
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Wonder why booth changed its interview invite release from a rolling basis to notifying everyone on the same day. Makes that day insanely nerve wrecking.


I asked someone the same question when I was on-campus. They did it because they got a lot of nervous people contacting them when they did it on a rolling basis. This way, everybody knows on the same day. Plus, Round 1's notification was at 9 AM CST, so its not really that long of a day before you find out.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 18:57
Even my ppt got screwed while submitting. Even I was wondering if I should mail them my actual ppt. Let us know when you get a response from the ad-com.

In any case, I do not think it will have any bearing on your application. They would not mind you being extra-cautious.
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Re: Chicago (Booth) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 21:15
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Just hit submit. After working non-stop on CFA/GMAT/Applications for the past 16 months, I think I know what it feels like to be released from prison


Bro, I feel you. Exactly the same here. To be honest, I'm kind of at loose ends now that I *only* have my job and my regular activities.


Wow, that's 100% what I feel!
14 long months of GMAT-Wedding-GMAT-ApplicationsX5 have ended with Chicago application submitted.

It will take me some time to relax, being geared up for such a lobg time. Damn, I spent some of my honeymoon writing essays at a mexican beach.

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