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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 07:25
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Admitted! Got the call yesterday morning around 10:45am EST. I'm not usually a night owl, but I was too excited to sleep last night until I got the final letter. What a sweet video they included!

My stats: 24/2 years WE (finance--investment management)/F/Boston/710/3.81 from a top-30 small liberal arts college

A scholarship would be icing on the cake, but as others have said, I didn't get any info about it in my letter in the online portal. I think the adcom member who called mentioned something about scholarships/financial aid being in the official letter, but to be honest, I sort of blanked out after "congratulations!"

I think there's a good chance I'll attend, but it's tough to say until I hear back from other schools (Darden was the first decision I received).

Who will I see in February for Day@Darden??!



I guess I am missing it, but what video was included? Was it on the portal?



It was in the acceptance email I received at 12:01am. The subject is "Message from Darden Admissions"
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 07:51
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lb2015 wrote:
Admitted! Got the call yesterday morning around 10:45am EST. I'm not usually a night owl, but I was too excited to sleep last night until I got the final letter. What a sweet video they included!

My stats: 24/2 years WE (finance--investment management)/F/Boston/710/3.81 from a top-30 small liberal arts college

A scholarship would be icing on the cake, but as others have said, I didn't get any info about it in my letter in the online portal. I think the adcom member who called mentioned something about scholarships/financial aid being in the official letter, but to be honest, I sort of blanked out after "congratulations!"

I think there's a good chance I'll attend, but it's tough to say until I hear back from other schools (Darden was the first decision I received).

Who will I see in February for Day@Darden??!



I guess I am missing it, but what video was included? Was it on the portal?



It was in the acceptance email I received at 12:01am. The subject is "Message from Darden Admissions"



Got it. Thanks for letting me know where it was.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 08:24
lb2015 wrote:
Admitted! Got the call yesterday morning around 10:45am EST. I'm not usually a night owl, but I was too excited to sleep last night until I got the final letter. What a sweet video they included!

My stats: 24/2 years WE (finance--investment management)/F/Boston/710/3.81 from a top-30 small liberal arts college

A scholarship would be icing on the cake, but as others have said, I didn't get any info about it in my letter in the online portal. I think the adcom member who called mentioned something about scholarships/financial aid being in the official letter, but to be honest, I sort of blanked out after "congratulations!"

I think there's a good chance I'll attend, but it's tough to say until I hear back from other schools (Darden was the first decision I received).

Who will I see in February for Day@Darden??!



I'm planning on being there in February. I still have two more schools to hear back from, but I really love Darden. I know it is going to be tough because of the first-year workload, but it seems like everyone really loves it there and, as cliche as it sounds, I think the school's strengths and culture fit really well with my career desires and personality, so I know I would be really happy there.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:02
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Waitlist. I'm really seeing the entire spectrum this year.

I am wailisted too. Dinged from Tuck..My spectrum would be complete if I get invite from Cornell!

Any idea how many ppl get waitlisted? I am seeing quite a few on Darden list. Thankfully for me you will go to Tuck, right?


No clue about the number of people on the waitlist. And yeah, I going to Tuck unless Sloan admits me with big money thrown in. Good luck for Cornell! Hope you get through.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:03
Excited to be in Darden, International applicant. Didnt get a call, got an email instead :D
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:40
I got wait-listed. Going to do all I can to convert it. Any advice guys?

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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2012, 11:01
Hi current/prospective students, love if you could help me out with the below! In a really confused state at the moment!
darden-vs-cornell-vs-ross-no-idea-about-144586.html

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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2012, 07:22
Heys guys, anyone received the admission packet yet? any clue on when they go out?

looking fwd to info on scholarships.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2012, 07:26
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Heys guys, anyone received the admission packet yet? any clue on when they go out?

looking fwd to info on scholarships.


Got mine in the mail yesterday
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2012, 07:57
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Heys guys, anyone received the admission packet yet? any clue on when they go out?

looking fwd to info on scholarships.


I'm only a few states away from Virginia, and I have yet to get my packet.


Olivia — did it come through regular mail via USPS?


Yeah, it was in the mailbox
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2012, 13:43
Recd. the admission packet. Zilch schol. I was expecting atleast a token !
The rumor has it that Darden has affinity toward GMAT scores while offering scholarships.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2012, 21:12
Hi all,

I am a current student and wanted to congratulate all those that have been accepted. I have just finished up my first semester and am very happy with my experience so far.

For those that are on the fence as whether or not to matriculate, I would strongly encourage coming to Day at Darden in February or Darden Days in April. I was a R2 admit last year and actually was leaning towards another school before coming down to Darden Days and meeting many of my potential future classmates and experience the place firsthand (beyond the stress/craziness of my interview date). Feel free to PM me if you have any questions about my experiences at the school and I'll try to answer them the best I can.

Good luck to those on the waitlist or applying for Round 2.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Dec 2012, 20:20
Anyone received an email to do background check?
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Dec 2012, 11:02
Yupp, I got it yesterday too. Didn't expect it to cost so much ($100).....meh
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Dec 2012, 12:51
Does anyone know about the arrest/citation thing?
I have never been convicted of anything and i have only been charged with really minor things like Minor in Possession of Alchohol

Do they care about this stuff? I assume they are looking for rapist/murderers not minor stuff.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 31 Dec 2012, 06:07
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Does anyone know about the arrest/citation thing?
I have never been convicted of anything and i have only been charged with really minor things like Minor in Possession of Alchohol

Do they care about this stuff? I assume they are looking for rapist/murderers not minor stuff.


I have the same thing (MIP). Haven't looked at the Darden background check, but I did have to include it with my Fuqua application (instead of asking for convictions like most schools, they asked for any charges, citations, arrests, etc. as well). I included a couple of sentences as an explanation (in my case the charges were dimissed)--I highly doubt this would be an issue or would adversely affect you at all, really.

It looks like the background check is for matriculating students only. So I assume that I don't need to address it unless I choose to come to Darden?
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2013, 10:52
Just got an email - accepted for the GEMBA Program... applied to the full time prog - R1. Got moved to the exec MBA (GEMBA) interviewed in dec ..

Thanks to you all for the help and info!
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2013, 11:11
Applied to GEMBA program (mid-Oct 2012) and just got a phone call two days ago with acceptance.

Was also accepted to Stanford Sloan, so I will probably not be matriculating to Darden...

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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2013, 12:50
Just submitted my round 2 app. Good luck all.
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Re: Darden (Virginia) 2013 - Calling All Applicants! [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2013, 21:16
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Just submitted my round 2 app. Good luck all.


Same here. Good luck to all!
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