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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 20:20
Interview= ultimate blue balls
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 20:33
Have you guys heard of Asian applicants receiving calls in the past few hours?? It's day time now......still very desperately awaiting the call.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 21:27
beefyg wrote:
I am curious how long people spent on their apps. I feel I spent way too long



I spent probably 30 hours (not incl. 5 months of GMAT prep) on Stanford. I actually spent (in retrospect) too little on What matters essay. I spent most of my time on the last two essays. I was not interviewed but I am sure is mostly due to my undergrad GPA, oh well. I spent about the same on HBS and Wharton but was interviewed at both.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 00:18
those who are still waiting to find out, here's the deal. if your recommender listing on the online app is no longer visible and your app status is now submitted, you're in. Otherwise you are not. except if you are on the waitlist of course.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 00:21
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those who are still waiting to find out, here's the deal. if your recommender listing on the online app is no longer visible and your app status is now submitted, you're in. Otherwise you are not. except if you are on the waitlist of course.


While I think what you say is true, I just hope you are wrong...I am still positive!! I hope they just haven't changed that status for me as they haven't called me!!
ARGH! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE HERE!!!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 00:36
geogman wrote:
audacityofhope wrote:
those who are still waiting to find out, here's the deal. if your recommender listing on the online app is no longer visible and your app status is now submitted, you're in. Otherwise you are not. except if you are on the waitlist of course.


While I think what you say is true, I just hope you are wrong...I am still positive!! I hope they just haven't changed that status for me as they haven't called me!!
ARGH! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE HERE!!!



I feel you buddy. I am really hoping that I am wrong too.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 04:29
did he tell any of the admits whether emails would go out at 9am pst or 5pm pst today?
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 06:59
Stanford is indeed a strange school. Given my unique background (I come from and had all my education in west africa) and number of reviews I had of my application by people connected to stanford, I thought my worst would be to at least get an interview invite.......I am sure a lot of us are wondering exactly what this school is REALLY looking for given the amount of time we spent on the application
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:32
Decision posted online! Ding here!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:40
ding a ling
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:42
ding. wow it's painful...
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:47
Ding. Well at least I finished my bar exam today so there's reason for joy anyway. :lol:

Congrats to everyone who got in!
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:49
Ding here, no interview.

That's a ding at Stanford and Booth. Have competitive stats, so I definitely need to work on execution. Disappointing though as I felt I had put together some solid App's. Probably going to consider having a consultant at least edit my R2 essays.

Also time to set my sights on the Top 15, instead of the Top 5.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:52
Official ding notice. Expected.

Congrats again to those accepted!!

Hoping/praying for better news in 10 minutes from Harvard.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:56
waitlisted.... 3 months of agony begins...
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:56
DING DING DING

That whoosh sound you hear is six months of a life down the drain. Completely wasted.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:58
Ding
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 09:12
Ding.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 09:14
Ding/ with interview.

Extremely disappointing.
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Re: Stanford GSB 2013 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 09:17
Ding!! Ugh. Let's try to put that one behind me.
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