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# Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants

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15 Jul 2013, 10:09
I just spoke with my counselor. He said that a handful of people were admitted off the WL at the end of June, but he doesn't know whether there will be more movement. He also said that our last day on the WL would be the second day of orientation (August 2nd) and that there are still quite a few people waiting at this point. I know I should probably move on, but I just want a final answer.

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15 Jul 2013, 11:48
Our best bet is the last week before orientation and/or the day of the orientation. I have heard that there is a lot of movement during that time, but last years threads don't support this premise.
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15 Jul 2013, 12:09
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Nope. Same reason behind why I'm unsure I would be able to go to Fuqua if admitted this summer. Super hard choice to make, but hopefully I'll be regret free come this winter when decisions come out.

Certainly, reapplicants will be expected show considerable growth and reflection in the next yr's app, but I would imagine that a summer waitlister as an R2 applicant is really close to in and an early action might have locked it down, but then again it's all speculation and nobody really knows...except maybe the guys in the admissions office at the school.

Just curious, given that you have an admit to UVa, what is the rationale behind going to a waitlist school in late summer?

Umm...not all programs are interchangeable in the eyes of prospective students.

I'm glad to see Fuqua has such a strong brand perception.
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17 Jul 2013, 14:58
Has anyone called his or her counselor? Just wondering if they are happy to talk over the phone OR prefer email?

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22 Jul 2013, 10:19
This forum has been pretty quite. Any recent updates? I am counting days to August 2nd to finally get the closure.
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22 Jul 2013, 11:35
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This forum has been pretty quite. Any recent updates? I am counting days to August 2nd to finally get the closure.

No news here
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22 Jul 2013, 11:39
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This forum has been pretty quite. Any recent updates? I am counting days to August 2nd to finally get the closure.

No news here

Yeah, last thing I heard was that they are not expecting any movement. Time to re-write essays - I am glad they didn't change them.
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This forum has been pretty quite. Any recent updates? I am counting days to August 2nd to finally get the closure.

No news here

I know someone who dropped out of Ross last Friday. There will be an opening.
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26 Jul 2013, 05:11
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point??
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26 Jul 2013, 06:54
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So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point??

Not over. It's the start of the reapplication process. Maybe all of us who are reapplying should form a group and help each other out. If I were to go to Fuqua, I would like to hang out with people like you who are battle tested
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26 Jul 2013, 07:14
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So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point??

Not over. It's the start of the reapplication process. Maybe all of us who are reapplying should form a group and help each other out. If I were to go to Fuqua, I would like to hang out with people like you who are battle tested

I'm thinking the same thing!
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26 Jul 2013, 09:14
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So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point??

If 10+ people don't show up to orientation, we might have a shot.
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26 Jul 2013, 09:29
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So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point??

If 10+ people don't show up to orientation, we might have a shot.

Well I have heard people not showing up for oirentation - that happens every year, but I think the number is usually less than 5. Hopefully this year is an exception. The other problem with Fuqua is that it starts very early. Schools which starts in September could still be admitting people from WL in August.
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26 Jul 2013, 09:30
On a different note, who is applying in ED. I will be the first one to raise my hand.
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26 Jul 2013, 12:03
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On a different note, who is applying in ED. I will be the first one to raise my hand.

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29 Jul 2013, 08:23
Reapplying? Not sure. I'm beginning to feel a little too old...30. Who else is in their 30s trying to get into a full-time business school program?
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Reapplying? Not sure. I'm beginning to feel a little too old...30. Who else is in their 30s trying to get into a full-time business school program?

30 is the new 25....you are definitely not that old.
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29 Jul 2013, 19:29
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Reapplying? Not sure. I'm beginning to feel a little too old...30. Who else is in their 30s trying to get into a full-time business school program?

I'm reapplying and I'm just slightly older
Well, I do worry I'm too old too but I decided to give it one last go this year.
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29 Jul 2013, 20:35
Alright, since we are 2 days away from orientation, who has a suit case packed for the last minute call? I think couple of us will be called this week.

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30 Jul 2013, 10:52
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Reapplying? Not sure. I'm beginning to feel a little too old...30. Who else is in their 30s trying to get into a full-time business school program?

I hear ya - I'm 31 bc this is my second stint at grad school. Really worried that it will be an issue but hopefully I am being paranoid.
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