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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2013, 07:22
waitlisted.... womp womp.

Feedback submitted - 3/4, Waitlisted - 3/12

Waiting on Duke's decision for Monday... if I get the good news this will all be worth it. I went down to Duke for their Women in Business weekend and it's where I can definitely see myself. Still, would be nice to have the ivy league option :-) I still may! fingers crossed.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2013, 07:33
My journey to Columbia ends before the ship set sail!. Just got dinged without interview.

Applied: 01/30

Denial of Admissions: 03/13

Good luck to all others who applied!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2013, 12:23
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Just Got The Call!!! (actually missed the call, they left a voicemail for me to call back, and I did)

Timeline:
App Submited: 1/14
Invited to Interview: 2/25
Interviewed: 3/5
Feedback Submitted: 3/5 (at 11PM)
Decision Released: 3/13


Congrats! Looks like you may be the first one to be admitted that applied after 1/9. Profile?
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2013, 12:58
sgrdc2012 wrote:
equestrian wrote:
Just Got The Call!!! (actually missed the call, they left a voicemail for me to call back, and I did)

Timeline:
App Submitted: 1/14
Invited to Interview: 2/25
Interviewed: 3/5
Feedback Submitted: 3/5 (at 11PM)
Decision Released: 3/13


Congrats! Looks like you may be the first one to be admitted that applied after 1/9. Profile?


Female, NY, 2 Years banking and 1 year working in a firm-management type role, took the GRE but my GMAT equivalent was 730, 3.66 GPA (with a strong upward trend) from non-Ivy, and really strong leadership in a couple different areas both in college and after (service, etc)

I also had a very long interview (1.5 hours+) that I thought went TERRIBLY so if anyone is feeling like that, there is hope!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2013, 12:32
i was really hoping to hear back from CBS before my mom's birthday which is this Sunday as I had my interview on March 5th. however my interviewed didn't submit the report till 10th so it's just been four days since my package went complete....nail biting waiting is not fun......but i know that i should be grateful for my interviewer's time and for that i am still being considered.......
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Mar 2013, 11:47
Anyone applying R3? Would I be wasting my time if I did this? I feel like it's pointless but might as well ask and see what everyone thinks or what the general perception is out there....
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Mar 2013, 16:45
ProfessorX wrote:
Anyone applying R3? Would I be wasting my time if I did this? I feel like it's pointless but might as well ask and see what everyone thinks or what the general perception is out there....



Probably a waste of time and money -- from what I heard, only people with outstanding circumstances (illness, family emergencies, deployment, etc) should be leveraging R3 at a school the caliber of CBS, and even then, there are very few spots left open. Probably best to wait until August for Early Decision if you really want to go there.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Mar 2013, 18:02
I finished all the application requirements on 2/15.
One of my recommendation (the last one) was submitted on 2/25.
Anybody out there have a guesstimate on when I should expect to hear back?

Thank you guys! :)
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Mar 2013, 18:12
mrMBAnyc wrote:
I finished all the application requirements on 2/15.
One of my recommendation (the last one) was submitted on 2/25.
Anybody out there have a guesstimate on when I should expect to hear back?

Thank you guys! :)


I also applied 2/15 so I've been calculating and recalculating. Seems like it is taking 6 weeks from submission to get an invite. So by next week (maybe/hopefully)

Last edited by sgrdc2012 on 19 Mar 2013, 06:55, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2013, 18:28
sgrdc2012 wrote:
mrMBAnyc wrote:
I finished all the application requirements on 2/15.
One of my recommendation (the last one) was submitted on 2/25.
Anybody out there have a guesstimate on when I should expect to hear back?

Thank you guys! :)


I also applied 2/15 so I've been calculating and recalculating. Seems like it is taking 6 weeks from submission to get an invite. So by next week (maybe/hopefully)


Here's my timeline in case it's helpful:
-Submitted on 1/27
-Invited to Interview on 3/8
-STILL trying to schedule my interview. Have reach out to 7+ people and heard from no one. Seems like CBS has exhausted their volunteer interviewers in the DC area.

Good luck!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Mar 2013, 18:30
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sgrdc2012 wrote:
mrMBAnyc wrote:
I finished all the application requirements on 2/15.
One of my recommendation (the last one) was submitted on 2/25.
Anybody out there have a guesstimate on when I should expect to hear back?

Thank you guys! :)


I also applied 2/15 so I've been calculating and recalculating. Seems like it is taking 6 weeks from submission to get an invite. So by next week (maybe/hopefully)


Here's my timeline in case it's helpful:
-Submitted on 1/27
-Invited to Interview on 3/8
-STILL trying to schedule my interview. Have reach out to 7+ people and heard from no one. Seems like CBS has exhausted their volunteer interviewers in the DC area.

Good luck!


Oh boy. As a fellow DC-based applicant that's troubling
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 04:38
sgrdc2012 wrote:
MBAforEdReform wrote:

Here's my timeline in case it's helpful:
-Submitted on 1/27
-Invited to Interview on 3/8
-STILL trying to schedule my interview. Have reach out to 7+ people and heard from no one. Seems like CBS has exhausted their volunteer interviewers in the DC area.

Good luck!


Oh boy. As a fellow DC-based applicant that's troubling

I ran into exactly this problem in Boston. If you can't find anyone soon, reach out to Felicia Goodman and she will help you out. For what it's worth, she gave me a few ideas how I could find other alumni (using a nearby zip code) and then offered to interview me over the phone or via skype if I still couldn't get a hold of someone.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 06:44
MBAforEdReform wrote:
sgrdc2012 wrote:
mrMBAnyc wrote:
I finished all the application requirements on 2/15.
One of my recommendation (the last one) was submitted on 2/25.
Anybody out there have a guesstimate on when I should expect to hear back?

Thank you guys! :)


I also applied 2/15 so I've been calculating and recalculating. Seems like it is taking 6 weeks from submission to get an invite. So by next week (maybe/hopefully)


Here's my timeline in case it's helpful:
-Submitted on 1/27
-Invited to Interview on 3/8
-STILL trying to schedule my interview. Have reach out to 7+ people and heard from no one. Seems like CBS has exhausted their volunteer interviewers in the DC area.

Good luck!


I too interviewed with an alum in DC in February -- happy to PM with you about my "interesting" interview experience if that would be helpful.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 12:39
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Wow I'm excited to say I got admitted off the waitlist!!! I was beginning to think that I would have to wait until summer to get an answer. To all the other waitlisters out there, keep your chins up! :-D


awsome news! congrats!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 12:40
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Wow I'm excited to say I got admitted off the waitlist!!! I was beginning to think that I would have to wait until summer to get an answer. To all the other waitlisters out there, keep your chins up! :-D


Sweet!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 12:44
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Wow I'm excited to say I got admitted off the waitlist!!! I was beginning to think that I would have to wait until summer to get an answer. To all the other waitlisters out there, keep your chins up! :-D


Can you please share what you did while you were on the WL?
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Mar 2013, 13:23
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Wow I'm excited to say I got admitted off the waitlist!!! I was beginning to think that I would have to wait until summer to get an answer. To all the other waitlisters out there, keep your chins up! :-D

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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 09:24
anyone applied before merit scholarship deadline and has not been informed final results yet??
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 10:47
I applied right before the merit scholarship deadline, and have not been informed yet. It took six alumnae contacts to get a response, so my feedback was submitted on March 8. I'm keeping my fingers crossed!

dreamharvard wrote:
anyone applied before merit scholarship deadline and has not been informed final results yet??
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 11:21
MBACO15 wrote:
I applied right before the merit scholarship deadline, and have not been informed yet. It took six alumnae contacts to get a response, so my feedback was submitted on March 8. I'm keeping my fingers crossed!

dreamharvard wrote:
anyone applied before merit scholarship deadline and has not been informed final results yet??


good luck! my feedback was submitted on 10th...
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