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03 Jan 2013, 18:32
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Hi, I don't know if this was answered earlier. I am an admitted student through EA, and had received my confirmation after payment of $75 for credential verification by Rev Vera around 20th of November. I haven't received any updates from Re Vera about the progress about my verification as yet Has any of the other accepted candidates on this forum received a confirmation mail from Fuqua's Office of Admissions letting them know that the Verification Process has been completed? I was an EA admit last year. I paid the$75 background check fee immediately after getting accepted, and it took Re Vera over three months to finish the process.

Interesting. I had to do a Re Vera background check for a job and it only took 2 or 3 weeks, maybe 1 month max. It could be that this was "rushed" somehow because they had a set starting date for me, or perhaps the company only checked a few things and bschools check more in-depth ... not sure.

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What time is the app due tomorrow?

For R1, it was midnight of the date listed on the site, though I believe neither the website nor the application list the time explicitly. (There are definitely posts from me and some others asking this same question earlier on this thread )

Good luck to all you R2s!!
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03 Jan 2013, 18:55
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For R1, it was midnight of the date listed on the site, though I believe neither the website nor the application list the time explicitly. (There are definitely posts from me and some others asking this same question earlier on this thread )

I wish Fuqua posted the time on its website. Its a crucial piece of information...especially during the mad dash to get your apps in
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03 Jan 2013, 19:15
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For R1, it was midnight of the date listed on the site, though I believe neither the website nor the application list the time explicitly. (There are definitely posts from me and some others asking this same question earlier on this thread )

I wish Fuqua posted the time on its website. Its a crucial piece of information...especially during the mad dash to get your apps in

You'd think it would be one of those obvious tidbits of information they would include. @threestripes & other current students -- want to pass along our sentiment to admissions?
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03 Jan 2013, 23:41
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Hi,

Can somebody help me understand "Downlaodable" forms section. I don't understand a word of it.

Is it not relevant for Round 2?

And what's calculus course? Please explain, someone...........

Thanks
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Honor Code - You should review this...
Application Instructions - You 100% should review this to ensure you have completed all parts of the application correctly
Transcript Request Form - If you have already scanned a copy of your transcript, I wouldnt worry about this. I'm assuming it is needed to request an official transcript to be sent to fuqua once accepted
Sample One Page Resume - This is a sample one page resume...
Offical U.S. Transcript Example - This is an Offical U.S. Transcript Example...

Thank you so much highwyre237,
The transcript page was precisely what I was worried off -- I didn't kno any other school that gives info on official transcr during application!

By the way, I didn't have enough space to loop in my indivudal semester marksheets, despite the 3 part uplpad option. I just uploaded the consolidated marksheet, I hope that shouldn't be a problem!

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04 Jan 2013, 03:15
Submitted! All the best everyone!
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04 Jan 2013, 03:37
Good luck y'all!
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04 Jan 2013, 07:40
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R1s -- January has finally come. Good luck next week As we've seen before, no calls will go out before hand. Status update emails seem to be sent out either around noon ET or 3:30 pm ET and after, and if admitted, you'll then receive calls from your interviewer as well as your Fuqua Buddy. January 8th will certainly be a day of constant inbox refreshing!

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04 Jan 2013, 07:45
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aerien wrote:
For R1, it was midnight of the date listed on the site, though I believe neither the website nor the application list the time explicitly. (There are definitely posts from me and some others asking this same question earlier on this thread )

I wish Fuqua posted the time on its website. Its a crucial piece of information...especially during the mad dash to get your apps in

You'd think it would be one of those obvious tidbits of information they would include. @threestripes & other current students -- want to pass along our sentiment to admissions?

there's no other way to say it...that's a pretty sad oversight for a top mba program.
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04 Jan 2013, 07:48
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aerien wrote:
R1s -- January has finally come. Good luck next week As we've seen before, no calls will go out before hand. Status update emails seem to be sent out either around noon ET or 3:30 pm ET and after, and if admitted, you'll then receive calls from your interviewer as well as your Fuqua Buddy. January 8th will certainly be a day of constant inbox refreshing!

All R1 results will be released via status update email -- admit, WL, and ding. We just have to wait for the email and hope the letter we want is there

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04 Jan 2013, 07:56
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All R1 results will be released via status update email -- admit, WL, and ding. We just have to wait for the email and hope the letter we want is there

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I wish the email would go out at midnight!!! Noon and 3PM are working hours! I won´t be able to concentrate at work waiting for the email!!
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04 Jan 2013, 08:18
Hi Does anybody know if we have to submit our resume in the Fuqua format with the profile summary then education then experience? I have mine laid out using the Stacy Blackman resume guide with no profile summary then work exp. going from latest to earliest and then education and hobbies?
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Hi Does anybody know if we have to submit our resume in the Fuqua format with the profile summary then education then experience? I have mine laid out using the Stacy Blackman resume guide with no profile summary then work exp. going from latest to earliest and then education and hobbies?

Take this with a grain of salt as I've not been admitted, but I've been invited to interview both last year and this year, and I used my own resume format both times. I think as long as you convey your work history in an appropriate manner, you'll be fine. Good luck!

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For the Essay 2 of Fuqua, generally how many words have R1/R2 applicants end up writing? I somehow had an impression of 500 words limit but just before submitting realized there is no such words constraint!
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For the Essay 2 of Fuqua, generally how many words have R1/R2 applicants end up writing? I somehow had an impression of 500 words limit but just before submitting realized there is no such words constraint!

yeah I too had that impression (from application to Tuck) but there isnt any constraint
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saurabhpankaj wrote:
For the Essay 2 of Fuqua, generally how many words have R1/R2 applicants end up writing? I somehow had an impression of 500 words limit but just before submitting realized there is no such words constraint!

yeah I too had that impression (from application to Tuck) but there isnt any constraint

2 pg limit with 1.5 spacing and min 10 pnt font leaves possibility for over a 1000 words.

mines roughly 850 now.

I imagine they do this b/c its the only essay in reality
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04 Jan 2013, 09:16
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TandooriKnight wrote:
saurabhpankaj wrote:
For the Essay 2 of Fuqua, generally how many words have R1/R2 applicants end up writing? I somehow had an impression of 500 words limit but just before submitting realized there is no such words constraint!

yeah I too had that impression (from application to Tuck) but there isnt any constraint

2 pg limit with 1.5 spacing and min 10 pnt font leaves possibility for over a 1000 words.

mines roughly 850 now.

I imagine they do this b/c its the only essay in reality

True, although really had a lot of fun writing my 25 things about me essay. I wish more schools would have essays like this.
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hookemhorns612 wrote:
TandooriKnight wrote:
saurabhpankaj wrote:
For the Essay 2 of Fuqua, generally how many words have R1/R2 applicants end up writing? I somehow had an impression of 500 words limit but just before submitting realized there is no such words constraint!

yeah I too had that impression (from application to Tuck) but there isnt any constraint

2 pg limit with 1.5 spacing and min 10 pnt font leaves possibility for over a 1000 words.

mines roughly 850 now.

I imagine they do this b/c its the only essay in reality

I just checked mine, it was a bit over 900
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04 Jan 2013, 09:51
Quick question: If your recos come in late but you app is in time. Will Fuqua still consider your app for the round you applied?
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Quick question: If your recos come in late but you app is in time. Will Fuqua still consider your app for the round you applied?

I think the overall consensus is that adcoms give a few days as buffer, but I would call adcom and ask anonymously
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04 Jan 2013, 10:02
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TandooriKnight wrote:
Quick question: If your recos come in late but you app is in time. Will Fuqua still consider your app for the round you applied?

I think the overall consensus is that adcoms give a few days as buffer, but I would call adcom and ask anonymously

I called - they said deadline's midnight, but system won't kick it back until about 3 AM
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