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20 Dec 2007, 11:21
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Would be interested to know their profiles and their success story

Edit: Indian - Any one holding Indian Passport - Indian citizens(with no GC/dual citizenship)

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20 Dec 2007, 11:24
I dont think there are any Indian admits here, except svrider for the 1 year program at Cornell. Most desis who have been admitted so far are US/Canadian - Indian folks who dont fall under the "International" pool.
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20 Dec 2007, 11:26
Quite a few (I am counting Indian Americans in the mix too). I think that if we can keep this thread alive till the end of the app season, we'll get to see some very interesting results about Indian applicants from various backgrounds and their successes in various schools.

EDIT: Sorry, after seeing prasad's reply, I understand that we are talking about Indian citizens only. In that case, I don't know if anyone got an admit yet. I am sure some will get admits (Hopefully including me) by the end of R2. In fact I am still keeping my hopes alive for my Columbia application (I should get a result around 9th Jan).

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20 Dec 2007, 11:27
I have spoken to some of my friends who had applied to W/Chic in R1. They all have pretty impressive profiles- and surprisingly, most of them have been WLed at both the places. Its almost as if all schools decided to filter out the weaker candidates and evaluate the rest of the desi's together with R2. In a way, it does not seem that there is any difference to a desi whether he applied in R1 or R2.

I am just surprised to see not one Indian born desi, Indian citizen desi get admitted into Chic or W.
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20 Dec 2007, 11:34
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In fact I am still keeping my hopes alive for my Columbia application (I should get a result around 9th Jan).

Good luck Mneo - I hope that you will be the first entry in the admit list ...

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20 Dec 2007, 11:35
mNeo, I think we should keep out Indian American etc out of this analysis. These folks fall under the US citizen pool and not under the International pool. The admit rates are definitely different.

I am very keen to see how many Indian citizens(with no GC/dual citizenship) get into the UE/elite schools. In fact, I have never seen anyone from GMAT club who meets this criterion get into a UE.

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Quite a few (I am counting Indian Americans in the mix too). I think that if we can keep this thread alive till the end of the app season, we'll get to see some very interesting results about Indian applicants from various backgrounds and their successes in various schools.

EDIT:I see that mNeo has edited his post. Still, I will leave my response as it is for reference purposes.
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20 Dec 2007, 11:50
Great point pc..but I was going through last years posts and I dont think there were many Desi's on this forum. Necromonger (?) was probably one of the few active members here who was desi (and he is in at INSEAD). So this year, we see a lot more desi's, so we might start the trend of getting admitted into UE/E

Just to give you an idea of the situation at my end- the company I used to work for before is a great feeder to GSB- it takes in about 5 students every year from there (and mostly desi's). I know a bunch of my friends who are applying in R2 but a couple of them applied in R1 as well. We were wondering if them getting admitted would mean lesser chances for us.
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20 Dec 2007, 12:02
Not even one ( barring the cornell TMO ) so far

Surprised !
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20 Dec 2007, 21:48
Yes its a bad situation as far as Indian applicants are concerned. More Indians are applying directly from India in the last few years. I know a few Indians, who converted to Singapore citizenship got admissions in UE schools. dosa and prasad, I hope Ross gives us some love.
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21 Dec 2007, 00:32
c'mon everyone, and THIS IS GMAT-CLUB!!!

We will get our desi brothers (and sisters) into the UE/Es this year in droves!
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22 Dec 2007, 10:16
BW posted quite a few Indian admits into Tuck.. no love for one of us though
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22 Dec 2007, 10:53
kryzak wrote:
c'mon everyone, and THIS IS GMAT-CLUB!!!

Did anyone else flash back to 300 "This is Sparta!" with kry's post?
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22 Dec 2007, 13:12
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kryzak wrote:
c'mon everyone, and THIS IS GMAT-CLUB!!!

Did anyone else flash back to 300 "This is Sparta!" with kry's post?

very astute! that was my intention
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22 Dec 2007, 19:15
Come on schools.....get some Indians in the class. I am quite confident that the gmatclub indians will open their account with Ross in 3 weeks time.
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22 Dec 2007, 19:22
There are indian students on the admitted students board for Kellogg...so they do exist guys. Its tough for everyone not just Indians, but it is possible.
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23 Dec 2007, 02:33
I just got into WH. Orignally from Bombay, have been in the US for about 8 years now.

I must say, its a relief that this crazy process is finally over (I was a re-app to WH).

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23 Dec 2007, 03:43
CONGRATS DJM!!! Woohoo!
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23 Dec 2007, 09:07
Congrats DJM! There you go .. an admit for an Indian citizen from GMATClub.
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23 Dec 2007, 09:55
congrats DJM -

I hope the count increases
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23 Dec 2007, 21:52
DJM wrote:
I just got into WH. Orignally from Bombay, have been in the US for about 8 years now.

I must, its a relief that this crazy process is finally over (I am a re-app to WH).

Congratulations.. leading the way for Indian GMatclubbers
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