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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 12:41
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I just found a really fatal mistake in my essays. I quoted a wrong number so it is going to be different from my resume. I am done.. I am not going to get an invite.

Hey, so I wrote the revenue generated from a social service initiative wrong in 2 different essays ($2400 and then $3400). I informed them in a separate email and apologized. It definitely does not look good, but I would send them an email informing them that its a typo or that you have written it wrong in the essay, and you are sorry for the faux pas. Just what I think. That said, I've applied for the super niche dual healthcare MBA and I know I'm almost a certain ding so I had very little to lose with this school.


Thanks Aximili, I will do that. Did you hear back from them once you emailed them?
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 13:00
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I just found a really fatal mistake in my essays. I quoted a wrong number so it is going to be different from my resume. I am done.. I am not going to get an invite.


Sorry false alarm, I realized that was in an earlier draft. In my final draft I made it clear that I was talking about two different projects/grants. Phewww. crisis averted. 8-)
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 13:04
MALD2011 wrote:
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I just found a really fatal mistake in my essays. I quoted a wrong number so it is going to be different from my resume. I am done.. I am not going to get an invite.


Sorry false alarm, I realized that was in an earlier draft. In my final draft I made it clear that I was talking about two different projects/grants. Phewww. crisis averted. 8-)


And that is precisely why I carefully avoided taking even a glimpse at my submitted essays and materials until I received an invite. Perfect way to stress & freak yourself out. :)
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 13:21
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And that is precisely why I carefully avoided taking even a glimpse at my submitted essays and materials until I received an invite. Perfect way to stress & freak yourself out. :)


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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 13:32
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And that is precisely why I carefully avoided taking even a glimpse at my submitted essays and materials until I received an invite. Perfect way to stress & freak yourself out. :)


+1 on that


Lesson learnt. :oops:
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 21:38
Can R2 applicant still hope for the interview invite? Given that there are only 13 days left for final decision.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 22:07
Have they started rolling out R3 invites yet?
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 22:28
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Did anyone from R3 receive an invitation or does anyone know whether they have already started assessing R3 applications?


I'm an R3 applicant too - Don't think anyone's received an invite yet from the Round 3 pool. My status report reads "Your application is ready for review, but we may need additional materials before a final decision can be made. Please read the note below, which indicates what is missing from your application. Please feel free to call or e-mail us if you have any questions regarding these documents. " -- the documents they want are my official academic transcripts IF i'm invited to interview...

How about yours??


My application status is just "received". I have submitted it on 16.1. right before deadline. When did you submit?

I am little bit worried since from McCombs and Simon I received interview invitation next day after the deadline passed. So I am worried that this waiting from Haas and Stern may be a bad sign. :?


Hey AlanSmithee - I applied to Haas probably around 12-14 hours before the R3 deadline. And I don't think you should be worrying yet.. No one from R3 seems to have gotten an invite :) Let's just wait and see where we get with this! Good luck do you.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 23:01
Does anyone from R2 still have the same application status as mine below? Will it change at all? I have not received any update or invite from Haas but I saw some people said their status changed to something else like "final decision will be released" but still have not got updates either. What is the process here? Anyone knows?

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Your application is ready for review, but we may need additional materials before a final decision can be made. Please read the note below, which indicates what is missing from your application. Please feel free to call or e-mail us if you have any questions regarding these documents.

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We will require an official transcript from University if you are invited to interview.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 00:11
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Does anyone from R2 still have the same application status as mine below? Will it change at all? I have not received any update or invite from Haas but I saw some people said their status changed to something else like "final decision will be released" but still have not got updates either. What is the process here? Anyone knows?

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Your application is ready for review, but we may need additional materials before a final decision can be made. Please read the note below, which indicates what is missing from your application. Please feel free to call or e-mail us if you have any questions regarding these documents.

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We will require an official transcript from University if you are invited to interview.


Me too. IMO, I started to hope for waitlist now - especially when I saw one guy from my country already got interview. Haas class size is too small to fill both of us in. :cry:
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 10:54
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Can R2 applicant still hope for the interview invite? Given that there are only 13 days left for final decision.

Hey bro

I have a friend who received an invite last Wednesday (I think he is a R2 applicant).
have you applied to other schools?

Good luck!!!
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 11:58
My status just changed and now says that my application is under review. I'm not sure if this has any bearing on an interview invite, because maybe everyone not getting interviewed just had their status updated, but figured I'd just share this since this is the only update I've gotten since my submission.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 14:22
sesamemochi wrote:
My status just changed and now says that my application is under review. I'm not sure if this has any bearing on an interview invite, because maybe everyone not getting interviewed just had their status updated, but figured I'd just share this since this is the only update I've gotten since my submission.


I don't think that is an indicator of anything but here is what some other people think.

http://gmatclub.com/forum/haas-uc-berkeley-2013-calling-all-applicants-134947-520.html#p1176914

Also, some applicants from R1 has stated that it means you will be on waitlist.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 15:46
Any hope left for an interview invite for R2 candidates???
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 16:33
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Any hope left for an interview invite for R2 candidates???


With this week already ending, I am not hoping for much. However, according to haas, invites can go out until deadline date. I think people whose application just went under review, still have chances of getting invited. Others too, you never know, you may be next!! Wait until THE day.

As for me, I am back to the drawing board trying to reflect on what I did wrong and how to do better the coming year. Meanwhile, if I get lucky and get an invite, I will be thrilled.

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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Feb 2013, 22:16
Has anyone done a Skpe interview with the extended arms of the admissions committee.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Feb 2013, 12:25
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Haas confuses me.

On the 8/14/12 online chat, it reads:
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The interview process starts a few weeks after the round deadline, but will continue right up to the decision release deadline given the volume of applications and our holistic approach to evaluating every application.

So the interviews are conducted up until the decision deadline.

However, 4 months later, on the 12/13/12 online chat, it reads regarding the interview process (R1 in this case):
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As Stephanie mentioned in her email update this week we will continue to send out Round 1 interview invites up until the notification deadline in January.

So invites are sent up until the notification deadline, as opposed to what stated earlier.

Do you understand this differently and care to clear things out for me?


Honestly, I think they mean the same thing, but are just worded differently. I always personally understood that to mean that they could invite you to interview up to the deadline date. So if the notification date is on 2/21, you could theoretically get an interview invite on 2/20. I don't know how they will do that- notify, interview, make a final decision, give an admissions offer- in 24 hours, but I guess that is their MO. Perhaps if they have X number of offers to extend, and by the end of the round they still have a few spaces left and you're on the cusp, they then decide to interview you.

I guess all in all, if you're someone who hasn't heard yet, don't lose hope until they release decisions. I know- easier said than done.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Feb 2013, 20:14
At this point, with only a little more than a week left, I'm just hoping to get waitlisted.
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Feb 2013, 20:50
had my interview this past weekend - went well!

does anyone know how they notify decisions? does our status change or is it a phone call? i'll be out of the country on business at that time...
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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Feb 2013, 22:17
nickey11 wrote:
Just got an interview invite (R2 applicant), maybe it is not the time to stop hoping yet..


Woohoo! Awesome! Congratulations... And thanks for reviving hopes.. :)
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