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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 12:44
naughtyelf2000 wrote:
At what time so decisions come out tomorrow?


Website says 5PM PST. People are saying historically they are posted by 9AM PST.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 12:55
So the last call on here was 3.5 hours ago. Are we collectively giving up? I feel sick...
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:03
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I literally was typing about losing hope when I GOT THE CALL! Midwest! My hands are shaking.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:04
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I literally was typing about losing hope when I GOT THE CALL! Midwest! My hands are shaking.


CONGRATS!!!! That is an awesome story :)
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:10
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Just enough hope to keep chasing the dragon. FML. Congrats, but FML.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:11
xnormjeanx wrote:
I literally was typing about losing hope when I GOT THE CALL! Midwest! My hands are shaking.


Congrats! Was it you that said you only applied to Stanford? Really amazing if so!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:11
xnormjeanx wrote:
I literally was typing about losing hope when I GOT THE CALL! Midwest! My hands are shaking.


What local time did you get the call at?
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:18
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My phone just rang.

Number was blocked. Caller was Derrick Bolton.

I am IN and in a state of shock!

I am in Australasia.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:19
Still nothing from NYC? Really odd that the east coast is so late given that it's the latest US timezone. Still have my fingers crossed!! Dying here
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:21
ja42785 wrote:
Still nothing from NYC? Really odd that the east coast is so late given that it's the latest US timezone. Still have my fingers crossed!! Dying here


Only thing keeping hope alive for me is that it seems like calls can come at any 'reasonable time' - 10AM - 8PM or so local time. So, still a few hours left on the east coast for that.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:24
Yes, I only applied to Stanford. I got the call around 3pm CT.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:35
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My phone just rang.

Number was blocked. Caller was Derrick Bolton.

I am IN and in a state of shock!

I am in Australasia.


CONGRATS! I enjoyed spending some time chatting today. Best wishes with the celebrations!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:49
Not giving up hope just yet with these new calls coming in...may buy a bucket of Ben & Jerry's while I pathetically wait all night by my phone.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 13:55
The complete lack of west/east coast calls (outside of the one) is very suprising. Wonder how late DB goes...

Keep hoping!!

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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:20
So each call is 2.5 minutes long. I barely talked so that's the minimum. About 460 people are admitted. That's 1150 minutes of calls, or 19 hours. Without breaks, and starting at 3am Pacific, that means they go on until 22h00 or 10pm Pacific. Calls must be going out still!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:23
xnormjeanx wrote:
So each call is 2.5 minutes long. I barely talked so that's the minimum. About 460 people are admitted. That's 1150 minutes of calls, or 19 hours. Without breaks, and starting at 3am Pacific, that means they go on until 22h00 or 10pm Pacific. Calls must be going out still!


R1 isn't 460, that's all 3 rounds. Probably ~200ish?
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:23
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So each call is 2.5 minutes long. I barely talked so that's the minimum. About 460 people are admitted. That's 1150 minutes of calls, or 19 hours. Without breaks, and starting at 3am Pacific, that means they go on until 22h00 or 10pm Pacific. Calls must be going out still!


Trouble is that you are including total class size not just R1 size. I will give us the benefit of the doubt and say 40% come from R1 so thats about 185 ppl. However, I put the time at 5 min assuming dial and redial time, and the occasional break.
That comes to 920 mins, or about 15 hours.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:25
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xnormjeanx wrote:
So each call is 2.5 minutes long. I barely talked so that's the minimum. About 460 people are admitted. That's 1150 minutes of calls, or 19 hours. Without breaks, and starting at 3am Pacific, that means they go on until 22h00 or 10pm Pacific. Calls must be going out still!


R1 isn't 460, that's all 3 rounds. Probably ~200ish?


You are completely right, dope.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:29
West coast, we've still got time. We are the very last ones he calls. People in the past have received the call while stuck in traffic going home.

Anyone else LA-based?
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 14:31
mbahopeful27 wrote:
West coast, we've still got time. We are the very last ones he calls. People in the past have received the call while stuck in traffic going home.

Anyone else LA-based?


LA here! Trying my best to avoid staring at my phone, and wondering if I can borrow someone's bluetooth for the drive home.
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