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# Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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11 Dec 2012, 14:08
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

!!!Congrats!!!

I guess I stand corrected
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11 Dec 2012, 14:11
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

Anyone else? Strange that they would call so late in the day.
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11 Dec 2012, 14:14
souvik101990 wrote:
STANFORD people are all there in the chat with new admits.
Whats up with Kellogg?

JOIN HERE TO CHAT

This is the final week. FYI.
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11 Dec 2012, 14:19
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

1st post and joined today. I'm calling shenanigans on this one.
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11 Dec 2012, 14:21
DMNY31 wrote:
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

1st post and joined today. I'm calling shenanigans on this one.

+1
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11 Dec 2012, 14:22
DMNY31 wrote:
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

1st post and joined today. I'm calling shenanigans on this one.

Says he/she joined around noon today. You think he/she waited 5 hours before deciding to mess with people? Hmmmmm
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11 Dec 2012, 14:32
Anybody know of other sites that we could look at? I don't see anything on Beat the GMAT, but they're not as organized either.
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11 Dec 2012, 14:38
DMNY31 wrote:
MRich1987 wrote:
I GOT THE CALL!!!!!

LEAVING WORK EARLY!

1st post and joined today. I'm calling shenanigans on this one.

Lol! Profile does look suspicious.
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11 Dec 2012, 15:02
if its a prank, its a pretty good/mean one, considering how neurotic we all are on this forum...
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11 Dec 2012, 15:24
Wow, I'm an idiot. I'm a re-applicant from 2 years ago and missed the 12/3 part I deadline for interviews. So either I apply and stick with my interview from 2 years ago or not apply at all. My guess is my chances of getting in will be slim if i don't have a new interview. Ugh.
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11 Dec 2012, 16:03
Shawshank wrote:
Wow, I'm an idiot. I'm a re-applicant from 2 years ago and missed the 12/3 part I deadline for interviews. So either I apply and stick with my interview from 2 years ago or not apply at all. My guess is my chances of getting in will be slim if i don't have a new interview. Ugh.

The other option is to do the interview on campus. I don't think that requires the same deadline.
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11 Dec 2012, 16:08
machichi wrote:
Shawshank wrote:
Wow, I'm an idiot. I'm a re-applicant from 2 years ago and missed the 12/3 part I deadline for interviews. So either I apply and stick with my interview from 2 years ago or not apply at all. My guess is my chances of getting in will be slim if i don't have a new interview. Ugh.

The other option is to do the interview on campus. I don't think that requires the same deadline.

I'm a Chicago area applicant, so that option is not available. I had totally forgotten about that. And since my last interview was more than 18 months ago, I can't use that interview either. So I guess Kellogg is out. Lol.
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11 Dec 2012, 18:12
Thank goodness for the internet. This whole process would be even worse if I didn't know that no one else had heard either. Misery really does love company. I've already applied Haas second round, but Kellogg is my first choice, and I would really love to not have to do any more second round apps.
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11 Dec 2012, 20:03
suecone8 wrote:
Thank goodness for the internet. This whole process would be even worse if I didn't know that no one else had heard either. Misery really does love company. I've already applied Haas second round, but Kellogg is my first choice, and I would really love to not have to do any more second round apps.

i've been checking my Gmail account every 15 minutes on my phone and on my work laptop. i log into my Kellogg application every 2 hours and it feels worse as it gets closer to the 17th...
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11 Dec 2012, 20:10
When will the world end? Can it be soon enough?
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11 Dec 2012, 22:41
I read somewhere that Kellogg has shrunk its 2Y MBA class size, so maybe that explains the silence! Or maybe I'm just overthinking this!!
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12 Dec 2012, 00:26
c00guy wrote:
I read somewhere that Kellogg has shrunk its 2Y MBA class size, so maybe that explains the silence! Or maybe I'm just overthinking this!!

You are right. The article is here: http://www.economist.com/whichmba/kello ... ury-knocks

As per this, Kellogg is reducing the size of its two year MBA program from 650 to 530 or roughly by 20% Now, assuming that the number of applications at Kellogg will more or less be flat (actually, R1 volume is up as per other forums). As Kellogg's yield is close to 60% (actually is 58% or so), it means that Kellogg will extend roughly 900 offers this year as opposed to 1,100 last year. Hence, the competition to get in this year is higher plus with a new admissions director, they are probably trying to streamline the process from before. Yet, I don't think calls will not come before the decision date. Have a feeling that they will call people starting tomorrow (Thursday) through Monday.

All the best to everyone!

Caveat: Nowhere in the article does it mention that the entire reduction in the class size will happen in one year. It will probably be in phases over 2-3 years, but the above is the worst case scenario analysis.
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12 Dec 2012, 00:55
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I checked on Beatthegmat forum, someone had called up admissions, and they confirmed that the results would be released on 17th Dec ONLY.
thats great as I would not have to keep checking the forum....
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12 Dec 2012, 02:13
I checked on Beatthegmat forum, someone had called up admissions, and they confirmed that the results would be released on 17th Dec ONLY.
thats great as I would not have to keep checking the forum....

... and hence we assume that the Kellogg Admissions office is/officers are the epitome of full disclosure and honesty They say a lot of things and do many things differently. Speculation won't help in any way - just sit tight and hopefully a +1 (if you're an international applicant) will flash on your mobile phone one of these days. Cheers!
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12 Dec 2012, 03:25
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I checked on Beatthegmat forum, someone had called up admissions, and they confirmed that the results would be released on 17th Dec ONLY.
thats great as I would not have to keep checking the forum....

... and hence we assume that the Kellogg Admissions office is/officers are the epitome of full disclosure and honesty They say a lot of things and do many things differently. Speculation won't help in any way - just sit tight and hopefully a +1 (if you're an international applicant) will flash on your mobile phone one of these days. Cheers!

str1der- when are you going to write another blog entry? i have been waiting for long time!
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