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# Columbia - No Pant pooping yet?

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26 Mar 2007, 10:48
dukes wrote:
I'm in.

that is fantastic! Congratulations!!!!!!!!
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26 Mar 2007, 11:05
dukes wrote:
I'm in.

Awesome man, congrats! So whats it gonna be?
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26 Mar 2007, 11:45
dukes wrote:
I'm in.

Thats great!!!! Congratulations
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26 Mar 2007, 11:46
dukes wrote:
I'm in.

That's awesome Dukes. One of the toughest tasks of this round, no doubt about it.

Congratulations!
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26 Mar 2007, 12:31
Thanks guys.
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26 Mar 2007, 12:51
Congratulations ! Tough choices.

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Thanks guys.
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26 Mar 2007, 16:55
Hello everyone,
I just got rejected from CBS today. I had my interview on March 15th. I already have 2 other offers, but I was curious about the message. Why do they recommend rejected students to apply to the January program? I mean if they don't think you're capable of finishing the program in 2 yrs, why would they think that you are a good candidate for the accelerated program?? Is it to get people to waste their money/time again on applications? Thanks!!
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26 Mar 2007, 19:13
goonie79 wrote:
Hello everyone,
I just got rejected from CBS today. I had my interview on March 15th. I already have 2 other offers, but I was curious about the message. Why do they recommend rejected students to apply to the January program? I mean if they don't think you're capable of finishing the program in 2 yrs, why would they think that you are a good candidate for the accelerated program?? Is it to get people to waste their money/time again on applications? Thanks!!

Congrat Dukes!
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30 Mar 2007, 12:50
Just got my interview invite....

dukes, little.nemo and goonie.79 can you please share you itnerview experience?

Incidentally, I am going to be in NYC next week, so I am thinking of scheduling my interview in the city.

Any tips, would be much appreciated. Thanks.
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30 Mar 2007, 18:31
DJM, congrat! You'll make it!

My interview went very friendly and smoothly. No killing questions at all. The interviewer had some forms from school that he needed to fill in, so after asking me some basic questions like why MBA, future goals, etc... he chat with me for a while about some off-track topics (arising from my CV and answers to previous questions), then go back to the forms and ask me relevant questions to fill up the forms. I was asked which type of classroom environment do I like, and teamwork experience, leadership style... all frequently asked questions. Make sure you show your serious interest in matriculating to CBS. And the interviewer is very interested in your extra stuff (hobbies, community involvement, etc.) as well, so make sure you have nice stories to tell.

Best of luck.
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10 Apr 2007, 17:23
All,

I recently completed my interview. Went fairly well so hopefully I will hear back soon.

Any more updates from the ppl who interviewed?

CBS is my top choice, so am keeping my fingers crossed.
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10 Apr 2007, 17:38
DJM wrote:
All,

I recently completed my interview. Went fairly well so hopefully I will hear back soon.

Any more updates from the ppl who interviewed?

CBS is my top choice, so am keeping my fingers crossed.

Good luck DJM, I'm pulling for you.
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10 Apr 2007, 18:20
Got my DING yesterday
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10 Apr 2007, 18:25
little.nemo wrote:
Got my DING yesterday

Sorry to hear that little.nemo

But, you got into WH and Chi, right? Columbia has been an very tough school this year. However, I am glad you are into other top programs. Dont let this dissapoint you too much.
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10 Apr 2007, 18:27
That's too bad little.nemo. The RD round has been brutal at Columbia this year. I bet the admissions stats will be eye-popping when they come out.
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10 Apr 2007, 23:19
submitted early Feb...went under review a few weeks later....absolutely no news at all....no interview invite. I guess I am pretty much dinged....I have a low GPA which proably killed my chances
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11 Apr 2007, 03:43
aceman626 wrote:
submitted early Feb...went under review a few weeks later....absolutely no news at all....no interview invite. I guess I am pretty much dinged....I have a low GPA which proably killed my chances

Don't give up quite yet. But even if you do get dinged, don't view it as a knock against a certain aspect of your application. Its very, very tough to get into CBS if you submit your application that late in the game.
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11 Apr 2007, 06:55
aceman626 wrote:
submitted early Feb...went under review a few weeks later....absolutely no news at all....no interview invite. I guess I am pretty much dinged....I have a low GPA which proably killed my chances

I would also add that CBS has been releasing some itnerview invites. I was checking out the BW forums and it seems that there where quite a few invites sent out the week before last.

I would say dont loose hope. After all the effort one puts into the GMAT and the essays, thats the least that least one can do.
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11 Apr 2007, 16:18
Dukes,

Thanks for your insights on the interview process. As you recommended, I made sure that the interviewer understood tht CBS was on the top of my list and also that he realized how much I value the NYC location.

I think I was able to convey my message. Lets see if it works.
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11 Apr 2007, 19:53
Thanks guys. But just in case, I am already thinking about reapps next season. Thinking Jan 08 intake and Sept 08 intake.

Jan 08 intake will allow me to go to school earlier (i'm hitting 30 soon) and graduating with the class of 09. However it means moving to NY dead in the middle of winter, and i'm not sure how convenient or fun that would be. Also, no internship. Now, I've heard that people can suucessfully get full time IB/MC jobs without internships, is that true? How detrimental would it be to your full-time job search if you do not have an internship? I am a career switcher.

Sept 08 ED will just mean that i go to school when i'm pretty old. Is it possible to apply to Jan 08 and if dinged, then apply to Sept 08? Are they considered the same season or no?
11 Apr 2007, 19:53

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