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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 08:31
So, if we didn't get any scholarship info either on the call or the official letter, I should assume there isn't any? I'm thinking so but just want to confirm with others.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 08:54
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So, if we didn't get any scholarship info either on the call or the official letter, I should assume there isn't any? I'm thinking so but just want to confirm with others.


Based on what I've heard so far, the answer is yes. They never fail to mention scholarship during the admit call (the scholarship signifying the fact that they really want you).

Congratulations on your admit, btw! :)
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2013, 08:56
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So, if we didn't get any scholarship info either on the call or the official letter, I should assume there isn't any? I'm thinking so but just want to confirm with others.


Based on what I've heard so far, the answer is yes. They never fail to mention scholarship during the admit call (the scholarship signifying the fact that they really want you).

Congratulations on your admit, btw! :)


Ok. Thanks! You, too!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 05:24
Has anyone received the official admission letter/package through the mail yet?
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 09:34
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Has anyone received the official admission letter/package through the mail yet?


Yep. It came in a 2-Day FedEx envelope. It contained a brochure, the admit letter, and a nylon Tuck bag (the ones with strings that you would wear like a backpack).


Nice, I'm still waiting for mine I guess it should be arriving soon! Thanks for the update :-D
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 09:36
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Has anyone received the official admission letter/package through the mail yet?


Yep. It came in a 2-Day FedEx envelope. It contained a brochure, the admit letter, and a nylon Tuck bag (the ones with strings that you would wear like a backpack).


Nice, I'm still waiting for mine I guess it should be arriving soon! Thanks for the update :-D


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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 15:20
Does anyone ever reapply to a school a second time, i.e. 3 times total? I messed myself up with the round 3/april round trap and I guess didn't give myself enough time to improve (I turned a spot on the extended waitlist into a straight up rejection). But anyway, this whole cycle didn't really work out well for me and I was wondering if it was worth giving Tuck another shot when I'm applying to schools in the Fall (assuming I do a lot to improve this year).

Is that even possible? And if so, does it look dedicated or pathetic?

I know I will have to broaden my net next cycle, but I'm not totally ready to give up on Tuck, so I thought I'd ask.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 15:33
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Does anyone ever reapply to a school a second time, i.e. 3 times total? I messed myself up with the round 3/april round trap and I guess didn't give myself enough time to improve (I turned a spot on the extended waitlist into a straight up rejection). But anyway, this whole cycle didn't really work out well for me and I was wondering if it was worth giving Tuck another shot when I'm applying to schools in the Fall (assuming I do a lot to improve this year).

Is that even possible? And if so, does it look dedicated or pathetic?

I know I will have to broaden my net next cycle, but I'm not totally ready to give up on Tuck, so I thought I'd ask.


If you don't want to give up on Tuck then don't. As far as I know, schools don't have caps on the number of times you can apply, so if you want to put in the time and effort on another application, then go for it. It's your life -- no regrets!

PS. I don't know about Tuck, but there is a GC-er who was accepted to Yale on the third try. It is possible.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 18:06
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Does anyone ever reapply to a school a second time, i.e. 3 times total? I messed myself up with the round 3/april round trap and I guess didn't give myself enough time to improve (I turned a spot on the extended waitlist into a straight up rejection). But anyway, this whole cycle didn't really work out well for me and I was wondering if it was worth giving Tuck another shot when I'm applying to schools in the Fall (assuming I do a lot to improve this year).

Is that even possible? And if so, does it look dedicated or pathetic?

I know I will have to broaden my net next cycle, but I'm not totally ready to give up on Tuck, so I thought I'd ask.


It is possible and aerien is right in pointing out that we do have someone who got into Yale on his 3rd try.

It neither looks dedicated nor pathetic; it's somewhere in the middle. Don't put too much thought into this particular point. Also, if you are applying to other schools this fall, I think you should re-apply to Tuck.

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 12:06
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I've made my decision. Tuck it is!


Congratulations! I see you have admission in some great schools. Can you start a thread mentioning why you chose Tuck over other schools? It would be a great resource for future applicants. :)
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 12:26
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 12:29
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I got dinged by Tuck in R2, but was offered a feedback session. Today, I received an email from the Admission Director with a subject line that said "Waitlist Feedback" and in the body she referred me as a waitlist applicant. For a second I thought that they incorrectly updated my status online, and I am indeed on waitlist. Also, the feedback said no that I don't need any major improvements. Should I contact admissions office?
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 12:46
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I got dinged by Tuck in R2, but was offered a feedback session. Today, I received an email from the Admission Director with a subject line that said "Waitlist Feedback" and in the body she referred me as a waitlist applicant. For a second I thought that they incorrectly updated my status online, and I am indeed on waitlist. Also, the feedback said no that I don't need any major improvements. Should I contact admissions office?



Do you app Status say WAITLISTED?
I am waitlisted and I can't see anywhere that I am waitlisted beside on the decision letter.
beside that there are only Submission Status: Submitted and Decision Status: Available beginning 3/15/2013

This is very weird.. how do you know your were dinged? did your letter said denied and now say waitlisted?

Again, weird.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 12:48
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Guys,
I got dinged by Tuck in R2, but was offered a feedback session. Today, I received an email from the Admission Director with a subject line that said "Waitlist Feedback" and in the body she referred me as a waitlist applicant. For a second I thought that they incorrectly updated my status online, and I am indeed on waitlist. Also, the feedback said no that I don't need any major improvements. Should I contact admissions office?



Do you app Status say WAITLISTED?
I am waitlisted and I can't see anywhere that I am waitlisted beside on the decision letter.
beside that there are only Submission Status: Submitted and Decision Status: Available beginning 3/15/2013

This is very weird.. how do you know your were dinged? did your letter said denied and now say waitlisted?

Again, weird.


My letter says not admitted. Mistake by them>
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2013, 14:45
hailmary620 wrote:
Guys,
I got dinged by Tuck in R2, but was offered a feedback session. Today, I received an email from the Admission Director with a subject line that said "Waitlist Feedback" and in the body she referred me as a waitlist applicant. For a second I thought that they incorrectly updated my status online, and I am indeed on waitlist. Also, the feedback said no that I don't need any major improvements. Should I contact admissions office?


Look at the bright side: I got waitlisted in the EA round and have yet to receive feedback. :P
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 Apr 2013, 03:14
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After a lot of deliberation about Haas vs. Tuck last week my decision is now final and I'm Hanover-bound!


congratulations on the decision! What swayed you ?
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Apr 2013, 03:54
So, I believe yesterday was the April round deadline, am I right? Guess nobody around here even bothered to give it a shot after the acceptance rate of the January round. Wtf happened to Tuck this year? Did everybody else discovered how awesome it is and decided to apply? I read on Poets&Quants that the acceptance rate went up last year compared to the previous year. My guess is that it's going to drop right back down again this year, though...
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Apr 2013, 07:11
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Does anyone ever reapply to a school a second time, i.e. 3 times total? I messed myself up with the round 3/april round trap and I guess didn't give myself enough time to improve (I turned a spot on the extended waitlist into a straight up rejection). But anyway, this whole cycle didn't really work out well for me and I was wondering if it was worth giving Tuck another shot when I'm applying to schools in the Fall (assuming I do a lot to improve this year).

Is that even possible? And if so, does it look dedicated or pathetic?

I know I will have to broaden my net next cycle, but I'm not totally ready to give up on Tuck, so I thought I'd ask.


I know folks who got into Tuck on their 3rd attempt. I would encourage you to re-apply in the EA round if you are truly passionate about the school.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Apr 2013, 09:14
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After a lot of deliberation about Haas vs. Tuck last week my decision is now final and I'm Hanover-bound!


I want to say congratulations except that you made it that much harder for me to get off the WL :-D

I'm kidding, congrats!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 04 Apr 2013, 05:29
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rockchalkJay wrote:
After a lot of deliberation about Haas vs. Tuck last week my decision is now final and I'm Hanover-bound!


I want to say congratulations except that you made it that much harder for me to get off the WL :-D

I'm kidding, congrats!


Haha. Well I hope you make your way off the WL and we can be classmates.
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