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Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 17:58
Aah, the nail biting begins. :|
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 18:00
aerien wrote:
Interesting .... this year's Ross R2 is last year's Wharton R3 .....

I would assume that it could be because of one of the two reasons:
1. Too many applications from asia
2. Not much class participation from some of the students from this region in previous years

Looking at activities on this thread, I had impression that there are fewer applicants this year than the last one. It might just be the opposite. Whatever it be, in all probability China applicants would be the first ones to get interview invites :)

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 18:45
Hmmm... This complicates things a bit for me. I just finished an expat assignment in Beijing, returning to North America last week after having submitted my application which showed my address as Beijing. I thought I was in better shape as I am now living about an hour from Ann Arbor, but it turns out it could have been beneficial if I were still in China. :P

In any case, I'm wondering if I should write to inform the admissions team of my situation or just wait and see if I end up with an invitation in the first place.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2013, 20:35
Anyone know when we can expect to see interview invites for R2? Not sure if people from last year can weigh in and let us know how long it took to hear back after the R2 deadline.

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 05:22
Vips0000 wrote:
It seems Ross is looking for a change in interview format from round 2? Excerpts from admission blog:

The first wave of Round 2 interview invitations will go out on Thursday, January 10. One of the things that the team and I are working on this week is a pilot for a supplemental interview process designed to give us further insight into candidates' fit with our learning community. Because of the highly interactive and team-based nature of our classes, we're seeking to assess applicants' ability to communicate in a group setting and work with others.

The pilots will be conducted in Beijing and Shanghai, and I'll be in China on January 26th and 27th to facilitate both sessions. We plan to have current students and alumni participate as well. We're inviting candidates to attend this supplemental interview based on geography, so read your interview invitation carefully for more details
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First wave of invites is supposed to come today. Anyone with the R2 interview invite yet?

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 07:38
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Hmmm... This complicates things a bit for me. I just finished an expat assignment in Beijing, returning to North America last week after having submitted my application which showed my address as Beijing. I thought I was in better shape as I am now living about an hour from Ann Arbor, but it turns out it could have been beneficial if I were still in China. :P

In any case, I'm wondering if I should write to inform the admissions team of my situation or just wait and see if I end up with an invitation in the first place.

I think you are in a better position being close to A2. I would schedule a class visit to understand the school a bit better (unless you already have). The interview experience at A2 may be much more consistent than ones conducted abroad. If you are an American, you are not in the same application pool as international candidates. The timing of invites has no bearing on admittance.

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 13:32
Has anyone received an invite for Round 2 yet?
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 13:49
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Has anyone received an invite for Round 2 yet?


The R2 intreview invites were expected to go for all the applicants or only to those located in Asia?
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 13:52
I am in Beijing. Still did not receive any yet.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 14:54
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Has anyone received an invite for Round 2 yet?


Nothing for me yet, but am remembering there are three invite dates and Ross explicitly states the date at which you're invited means nothing with regards to chances.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 14:55
Just got invited for an interview! I'm in the US.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:03
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Just got invited for an interview! I'm in the US.
congruts!!!

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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:09
Just got invited to interview. I am in the US and was actually waitlisted from R1.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:09
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Just got invited for an interview! I'm in the US.



The Ross adcoms are very efficient!
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:22
I just got invited to interview, yay!

Submitted: 12/19/12
Invited: 1/10/13
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:23
Invited too, Mexican.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 15:42
just got invited to interview too! wow, I am truly impressed by Ross' efficiency.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 16:05
Just got invited. I'm in Bangalore India. Submitted January 3rd
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 16:08
Got invited for interview today.
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Re: Ross (Michigan) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 16:23
Got invited as well. I am in the US.
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