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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 06:53
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Hey guys, Got an email from NYU today stating that the "verification is satisfactorily completed".

Are you international or is your undergrad school abroad?Because that's my situation and my verification is taking awfully long as well.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 07:09
Hi Nick,

I am a foreign national and did my undergrad abroad. I received a request for my undergrad marksheets on Jun 24th which I sent to them on Jun 30th. I had submitted consulate notarized marksheets to NYU but it still took Kroll a month for the verification. I am not aware of any other steps that might be taking longer.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 07:13
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Hi Nick,

I am a foreign national and did my undergrad abroad. I received a request for my undergrad marksheets on Jun 24th which I sent to them on Jun 30th. I had submitted consulate notarized marksheets to NYU but it still took Kroll a month for the verification. I am not aware of any other steps that might be taking longer.

Sounds like the same thing they asked me. I guess I'll just wait and be patient...
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 07:45
Can anyone see the new student database?
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 07:52
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Can anyone see the new student database?


Showing empty to me.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 07:56
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Can anyone see the new student database?

Comes up blank for me, not sure why.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 11:02
Where do you go to see the new student DB? There are a bazillion sites to navigate through!
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 14:08
So after almost 6 weeks, I get a reply from NYU admission chair that Kroll could not verify my degree frommy undergrad univ, IIT Madras. What a joke.

First these guys ask for the same documents I had submitted Stern, then, these guys, with offices in India, cannot even verify a simple degree from one of the premier institutes there! Ofcourse, communication from Kroll has been...., if one can consider deafening silences and lack of acknowledgments as model of service.

Is the WorkNumber their sister concern? They messed up my title too. Thank god for my recent promotion letter, which documents my current title.

Let's see how it all turns out. Mailed Kroll the website of IIT Madras and their transcript verification service URLs, right off the main page. What a joke, I say.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 14:30
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So after almost 6 weeks, I get a reply from NYU admission chair that Kroll could not verify my degree frommy undergrad univ, IIT Madras. What a joke.

First these guys ask for the same documents I had submitted Stern, then, these guys, with offices in India, cannot even verify a simple degree from one of the premier institutes there! Ofcourse, communication from Kroll has been...., if one can consider deafening silences and lack of acknowledgments as model of service.

Is the WorkNumber their sister concern? They messed up my title too. Thank god for my recent promotion letter, which documents my current title.

Let's see how it all turns out. Mailed Kroll the website of IIT Madras and their transcript verification service URLs, right off the main page. What a joke, I say.


am2010 did you do your graduate study in USA? Did Kroll ask you for those documents? Did the admission chair offer alternatives or did she just ask you to work with Kroll on the issue?
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 04:32
am2010: I can understand your frustration. The exact same thing happened to me for Univ. of Mumbai.. The people from Kroll don't even bother to return your emails or answer, verify that they got all the reqd. documents, nothing!!!!
After I received my email from NYU yesterday, I emailed them to see if I could submit my original documents for verification, if that could help. I got a email back from and got a sense that they are saying my undergrad univ is late in responding back, but I really don't need to do anything and they will close my case when they get a reply back from the university.
NYU has been really good in answering my questions. I have to add that the financial aid dept helped me enormously with my private loan application, which finally got approved yesterday...
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 04:48
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am2010: I can understand your frustration. The exact same thing happened to me for Univ. of Mumbai.. The people from Kroll don't even bother to return your emails or answer, verify that they got all the reqd. documents, nothing!!!!
After I received my email from NYU yesterday, I emailed them to see if I could submit my original documents for verification, if that could help. I got a email back from and got a sense that they are saying my undergrad univ is late in responding back, but I really don't need to do anything and they will close my case when they get a reply back from the university.
NYU has been really good in answering my questions. I have to add that the financial aid dept helped me enormously with my private loan application, which finally got approved yesterday...


Amit,

I am also planning for a private loan, did you need a co-signer?

Thanks,
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 04:54
Hardik,
I got approved for the international chase student loan which does not require sponsorship!! However, believe me when I say this I had to jump through hoops to make them understand the immigration documents.. lol..
Email the financial aid office and they will email you the application. This app is not available thru' their website. PM me if you have any questions about the process.
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amittilak wrote:
am2010: I can understand your frustration. The exact same thing happened to me for Univ. of Mumbai.. The people from Kroll don't even bother to return your emails or answer, verify that they got all the reqd. documents, nothing!!!!
After I received my email from NYU yesterday, I emailed them to see if I could submit my original documents for verification, if that could help. I got a email back from and got a sense that they are saying my undergrad univ is late in responding back, but I really don't need to do anything and they will close my case when they get a reply back from the university.
NYU has been really good in answering my questions. I have to add that the financial aid dept helped me enormously with my private loan application, which finally got approved yesterday...


Amit,

I am also planning for a private loan, did you need a co-signer?

Thanks,
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 05:49
Amit,

I did get the info from finaid office on chase int. select loan, but I thought the interest rate was too high? If you don't mind, what rate did you get?

Thanks,
Hardik

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Hardik,
I got approved for the international chase student loan which does not require sponsorship!! However, believe me when I say this I had to jump through hoops to make them understand the immigration documents.. lol..
Email the financial aid office and they will email you the application. This app is not available thru' their website. PM me if you have any questions about the process.
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amittilak wrote:
am2010: I can understand your frustration. The exact same thing happened to me for Univ. of Mumbai.. The people from Kroll don't even bother to return your emails or answer, verify that they got all the reqd. documents, nothing!!!!
After I received my email from NYU yesterday, I emailed them to see if I could submit my original documents for verification, if that could help. I got a email back from and got a sense that they are saying my undergrad univ is late in responding back, but I really don't need to do anything and they will close my case when they get a reply back from the university.
NYU has been really good in answering my questions. I have to add that the financial aid dept helped me enormously with my private loan application, which finally got approved yesterday...


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I am also planning for a private loan, did you need a co-signer?

Thanks,
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 06:04
amittilak wrote:
am2010: I can understand your frustration. The exact same thing happened to me for Univ. of Mumbai.. The people from Kroll don't even bother to return your emails or answer, verify that they got all the reqd. documents, nothing!!!!
After I received my email from NYU yesterday, I emailed them to see if I could submit my original documents for verification, if that could help. I got a email back from and got a sense that they are saying my undergrad univ is late in responding back, but I really don't need to do anything and they will close my case when they get a reply back from the university.
NYU has been really good in answering my questions. I have to add that the financial aid dept helped me enormously with my private loan application, which finally got approved yesterday...


NYU has been pretty good with the phone calls, emails etc. Kroll , OTOH, is a different story. Not even basic professional behaviour/courtesies, IMO.

If Kroll had their offices entirely in US, I can understand the slow communications with univs in India. However, given that the operation appears outsourced to India, I am surprised and disappointed that they do not have efficient channels to verify degrees per protocol in force in India. If they do not, what are the running this operation for? NYU could have directly asked us to submit the documents.

I doubt if established univs such as Mumbai and IIT will take weeks and months to respond, esp when the request comes from India. I have had this done for some family members from other universities and things got done in *days*.

I have asked Stern adm chair the same questions as you have,, re documents, hopefully will hear back from them in a day or so. However, what's the point of paying Kroll if we end up doing the verifications directly with NYU?

I shall PM you later regarding the student loan stuff.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 06:10
Has anyone been able to access the New Student Database? It comes up blank for me.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 06:12
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Hey there! Just wanted to find out if anyone has been successful registering for classes via ALBERT? Is registration allowed only after our cheques/payments for tuition have cleared?

I sent in my cheque last week but no luck registering.


What do you mean registering via ALBERT? I registered about a month ago (and still haven't heard back if I got my top Core group choices) via the New Student Tour link. Do we have to register another way? Can someone please clarify?

Also, still waiting to hear back from NYU regarding the Kroll process. I started the process around July 6, so hoping for it to be complete soon.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 06:15
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am2010 did you do your graduate study in USA? Did Kroll ask you for those documents? Did the admission chair offer alternatives or did she just ask you to work with Kroll on the issue?


beebu, yes, I did my gradschool in US. Kroll India did not ask me for those documents. I had sent both degree copies and official transcripts to NYU. Kroll asked me for a copy of my IIT BTech degree, which I provided electronically. I hope they got it, I did not get any acknowledgments.

I just got the NYU mail yesterday, and NYU had not asked me for anything as of now, and has just informed me that the Kroll report is going to be open while I am will be taking courses etc. I have offered to make my degree certificates available to adm chair if required.

The whole thing is ridiculous, as I have learned from a later post that Kroll is doing the same thing with other well-known unis in India as well. This despite their office being in Delhi.
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 07:14
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am2010 did you do your graduate study in USA? Did Kroll ask you for those documents? Did the admission chair offer alternatives or did she just ask you to work with Kroll on the issue?


beebu, yes, I did my gradschool in US. Kroll India did not ask me for those documents. I had sent both degree copies and official transcripts to NYU. Kroll asked me for a copy of my IIT BTech degree, which I provided electronically. I hope they got it, I did not get any acknowledgments.

I just got the NYU mail yesterday, and NYU had not asked me for anything as of now, and has just informed me that the Kroll report is going to be open while I am will be taking courses etc. I have offered to make my degree certificates available to adm chair if required.

The whole thing is ridiculous, as I have learned from a later post that Kroll is doing the same thing with other well-known unis in India as well. This despite their office being in Delhi.

Why don't you guys just email Kroll an electronic copy of your degree and ask them to confirm receipt of the docs?That's what I did (I also did my undergrad abroad). Also, is there a reason why although my Kroll verification is done, my status check page still says "pls initiate the verification process..."?
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 07:18
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We already emailed them all the documents, including degree cert., marksheets, etc.
and that is mentioned in my report as well. However, they are looking for a reply directly from my university.. Well good luck with that !!! lol...

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beebu wrote:

am2010 did you do your graduate study in USA? Did Kroll ask you for those documents? Did the admission chair offer alternatives or did she just ask you to work with Kroll on the issue?


beebu, yes, I did my gradschool in US. Kroll India did not ask me for those documents. I had sent both degree copies and official transcripts to NYU. Kroll asked me for a copy of my IIT BTech degree, which I provided electronically. I hope they got it, I did not get any acknowledgments.

I just got the NYU mail yesterday, and NYU had not asked me for anything as of now, and has just informed me that the Kroll report is going to be open while I am will be taking courses etc. I have offered to make my degree certificates available to adm chair if required.

The whole thing is ridiculous, as I have learned from a later post that Kroll is doing the same thing with other well-known unis in India as well. This despite their office being in Delhi.

Why don't you guys just email Kroll an electronic copy of your degree and ask them to confirm receipt of the docs?That's what I did (I also did my undergrad abroad). Also, is there a reason why although my Kroll verification is done, my status check page still says "pls initiate the verification process..."?
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Re: NYU Stern-Langone Fall 2010 [#permalink] New post 05 Aug 2010, 13:15
drsparnum wrote:
I got an email today saying my verification process is complete. The text of the email reads....

Quote:
Welcome to the NYU Stern Langone Program! Your verification process has
been satisfactorily completed. We are thrilled that you are part of our
community.


Stay strong everyone who is being put through the ringer. I'm sure it will all resolve itself in the end, and you will forget all about this hassle.

Yup that's what I got this morning. The weird thing is that my status check page still says "pls initiate the verification process etc".
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