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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 13:30
fcbr2015 wrote:
Too soon to assume that they aren't calling today?


Who knows! I'd assume that until 5pm CT there's a chance they could start, but I'd agree it's unlikely.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 13:35
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fcbr2015 wrote:
Too soon to assume that they aren't calling today?


Who knows! I'd assume that until 5pm CT there's a chance they could start, but I'd agree it's unlikely.


My guess is no dice today as well. I'm sure they've got plenty on their plate, just have to be patient.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 14:03
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fcbr2015 wrote:
Too soon to assume that they aren't calling today?


Who knows! I'd assume that until 5pm CT there's a chance they could start, but I'd agree it's unlikely.


My guess is no dice today as well. I'm sure they've got plenty on their plate, just have to be patient.


Anyone called the adcom/current students to see what we should expect. Looks like no calls today.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 14:40
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Anyone called the adcom/current students to see what we should expect. Looks like no calls today.


Seems you're right. I really don't know how I'm going to handle four more days of this.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 18:36
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The adcom committee must look at this forum and be amused.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 19:46
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The adcom committee must look at this forum and be amused.


If I were an adcom member, I'd have a fake account here just for some good laughs. I think the best part is that the discussions are nearly identical year to year!
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 20:56
Guys, I was waitlisted last year and chose to waive interview this year. As the decision day is approaching, I am really starting to fidget... Last year, adcom called some US applicants before the decision date and the international calls are evenly distributed amongst the week after the decision date. So I speculate the pattern will probably be the same this year.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 22:57
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Guys, I was waitlisted last year and chose to waive interview this year. As the decision day is approaching, I am really starting to fidget... Last year, adcom called some US applicants before the decision date and the international calls are evenly distributed amongst the week after the decision date. So I speculate the pattern will probably be the same this year.


I don't understand..... "The week after the decision date"???
so the international applicants found out they were accepted by mail? or only on the decision date itself online?
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 23:04
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Guys, I was waitlisted last year and chose to waive interview this year. As the decision day is approaching, I am really starting to fidget... Last year, adcom called some US applicants before the decision date and the international calls are evenly distributed amongst the week after the decision date. So I speculate the pattern will probably be the same this year.


I don't understand..... "The week after the decision date"???
so the international applicants found out they were accepted by mail? or only on the decision date itself online?


Some international applicants were notified by phone on the decision day, while some received status change but no phone calls on the first day...
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 23:09
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omnivorous wrote:
Guys, I was waitlisted last year and chose to waive interview this year. As the decision day is approaching, I am really starting to fidget... Last year, adcom called some US applicants before the decision date and the international calls are evenly distributed amongst the week after the decision date. So I speculate the pattern will probably be the same this year.


I don't understand..... "The week after the decision date"???
so the international applicants found out they were accepted by mail? or only on the decision date itself online?


Some international applicants were notified by phone on the decision day, while some received status change but no phone calls on the first day...


So... you mean I can stare at the the phone/ at my inbox all week, read all the posts here about happy accepted applicants, be sure that I was dinged and then just hear from them next Monday? or even worse- read that I was accepted on Kellogg's website?
That's cruel.... :)
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 05:55
nyukellogg2015 wrote:
So I know calls haven't started yet, but once they do, does anyone know if they call each and every admitted student? I.e. is not getting a call a death blow?


An effort is made to call every admitted student. This is possible because current students make some calls as well. If time zone differences make it difficult to call then an email is sent out. The decision roll-out may change this year because we have a new admissions director. I hope it's earlier than later.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 06:10
Now we get to do what we did yesterday today and every day until potentially next Monday. Yippee.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 06:16
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 07:01
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it's ok, ill just get zero work done.


Haha hey guys. This is fun, ain't it?
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 07:24
I have a weird feeling that decisions will start going out today morning!
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Guys, I was waitlisted last year and chose to waive interview this year. As the decision day is approaching, I am really starting to fidget... Last year, adcom called some US applicants before the decision date and the international calls are evenly distributed amongst the week after the decision date. So I speculate the pattern will probably be the same this year.


I don't understand..... "The week after the decision date"???
so the international applicants found out they were accepted by mail? or only on the decision date itself online?


Some international applicants were notified by phone on the decision day, while some received status change but no phone calls on the first day...

I don't recall that last year. True, gmatclub is a very small microcosm of the larger applicant pool but I don't remember anyone (domestic or international) reporting any acceptance calls nor emails on the decision day. International students were definitely called about their admits on the first day admit phone calls started (I know this because one of my friends received her call day 1). Before any international student starts worrying that the first day is their only chance to get called, know that international students were called on the subsequent days that admits were called. On this board people reported getting calls over a 3-4 day period last year and then most decisions reported after that and until the decision day were denials and waitlists.

Kellogg does try to call as many students as possible but if they cannot reach you (often due to time differences) they will send you a congratulatory email to inform you of being admitted. For admits the status change to your online app usually comes 1-2 days after you're notification. Good luck everyone.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 07:36
Hope today is the day!
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 07:45
Let us keep our fingers crossed for today.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 08:01
Good luck!! To keep myself marginally more sane :shock: I tried to not go on this forum this morning. I held off for.... two hours!
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