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Should i wait or call the Bschool to inform about my result.

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Should i wait or call the Bschool to inform about my result. [#permalink] New post 03 Apr 2013, 12:16
I had applied to three bschools in top 50 in round two a month back. I still did not hear from them. Online status reflects my application is under review. Their final rounds are 15-20 days ahead and i am holding other offers as well. What to do? Should i call them or wait? do ad com inform rejections after third round or i am in their waiting list?
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I had applied to three bschools in top 50 in round two a month back. I still did not hear from them. Online status reflects my application is under review. Their final rounds are 15-20 days ahead and i am holding other offers as well. What to do? Should i call them or wait? do ad com inform rejections after third round or i am in their waiting list?


It's unclear what your asking. What round did you apply in, and what are the notification deadlines for that round? If the notification deadlines have not yet passed, you should not call them to ask for your decision.
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Re: Should i wait or call the Bschool to inform about my result. [#permalink] New post 04 Apr 2013, 03:22
Generally you get to hear from schools on the decision deadlines. Visit the school's website and check what are the decision dates & log onto your application portal and check whether the decision is available.
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Hi niceman2006 -

It's generally not good form to call the admissions office to see if a decision has been issued. You can be certain that they are working feverishly to get the decisions out as quickly as possible.

The *only* exception I would make to this rule is to in the case that you have an admission offer from another school with an approaching deadline. In that case, you can politely and professionally make the call and say, "I know from checking on line that my file is under review. However, I have an admission offer from another school, and the deadline for this decision is X-date. Is there any way I can receive my decision a few days prior to X-date so that I can carefully consider any offers your school may make to me?"

When I was the Director of MBA Admissions, I instructed my staff to always quickly issue decisions in these cases. If we were going to admit the candidate, we wanted to be sure to have our offer on the table prior so it could be considered along with any other admissions decisions.

I hope my answer is helpful to you. Let me know if I can help further.

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