Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 21 Aug 2014, 00:29

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 29 Dec 2011
Posts: 29
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 2

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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.

Last edited by tobud on 26 Jul 2013, 09:13, edited 1 time in total.
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Expert Post
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 1116
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Duke (Fuqua) - Class of 2012
Followers: 26

Kudos [?]: 321 [0], given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2013, 12:09
Expert's post
hookemhorns612 wrote:
asimov wrote:
hookemhorns612 wrote:
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.
_________________

Diversity

Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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?

Posted from my mobile device Image
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Current Student
avatar
Joined: 04 Feb 2013
Posts: 62
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 22

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2013, 11:35
hailmary620 wrote:
This forum has been pretty quite. Any recent updates? I am counting days to August 2nd to finally get the closure.



No news here :(
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2013, 11:39
watersorbet wrote:
hailmary620 wrote:
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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

1 KUDOS received
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [1] , given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2013, 11:41
1
This post received
KUDOS
watersorbet wrote:
hailmary620 wrote:
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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 11 Mar 2013
Posts: 33
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 7

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 05:11
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point?? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 06:54
ok4eva wrote:
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point?? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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 :)
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 24 Oct 2012
Posts: 51
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 07:14
hailmary wrote:
ok4eva wrote:
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point?? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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!
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 29 Dec 2011
Posts: 29
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 2

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 09:14
ok4eva wrote:
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point?? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


If 10+ people don't show up to orientation, we might have a shot.
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 09:29
tobud wrote:
ok4eva wrote:
So this is the end? I mean, what are the odds of getting in at this point?? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 09:30
On a different note, who is applying in ED. I will be the first one to raise my hand.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 24 Oct 2012
Posts: 51
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2013, 12:03
hailmary wrote:
On a different note, who is applying in ED. I will be the first one to raise my hand.



Here~~~
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 11 Mar 2013
Posts: 33
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 7

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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?
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2013, 09:30
ok4eva wrote:
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.
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2012
Posts: 76
Concentration: Marketing
Schools: Yale '16 (M)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 45

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2013, 19:29
ok4eva wrote:
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.
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 758
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 133 [0], given: 204

Premium Member
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 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.

Posted from my mobile device Image
_________________

Duke MBA Class of 2016

Current Student
avatar
Joined: 04 Feb 2013
Posts: 62
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 22

Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2013, 10:52
ok4eva wrote:
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.
Re: Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants   [#permalink] 30 Jul 2013, 10:52
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
13 Experts publish their posts in the topic Fuqua(Duke) Class of 2016: Calling all Waitlisted applicants mbamyway 90 07 Nov 2013, 04:45
64 Experts publish their posts in the topic Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants aerien 612 01 Jan 2013, 11:46
356 Experts publish their posts in the topic Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Applicants asimov 1831 12 Jun 2012, 06:34
Duke (Fuqua) 2012-Calling all Waitlisted Applicants lilpopers 15 18 Apr 2012, 14:08
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Duke (Fuqua) 2013 - Calling All Waitlisted Applicants

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1  ...  20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31    Next  [ 613 posts ] 



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.