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# Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants

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11 Nov 2012, 12:43
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Revelations at the New Delhi information session

1. almost 50-60% of the class is decided by the November round. Offers made are more in EA than in any other round
2. January round is the biggest in terms of number of applicants - is hence also the most competitive if you put point 1 in conjunction here
3. The admissions team member said that rather than apply in January, she would urge the applicant to try EA next year, given how statistically the chances are better
4. Tuck prefers to meet you face to face, a Skype is a last resort ALWAYS
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13 Dec 2012, 09:58
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Just got the call as well...European/29y/730/3.4/male
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13 Dec 2012, 10:26
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I am in!! Got the call from Allegra, my interviewer in Mumbai. This is unreal!
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14 Dec 2012, 11:59
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I just got the call! I am in with $Such a great way to start the weekend... good luck to everyone! Manager Joined: 02 Apr 2008 Posts: 119 Location: United States Concentration: Marketing, Strategy GMAT 1: Q V0 GPA: 3.45 WE: Marketing (Consumer Electronics) Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 21 [3] , given: 5 Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 23 Dec 2012, 12:19 3 This post received KUDOS codytravers wrote: Agreed, plus there are tons of people on here with no admits so way to rub it in their faces. When you're comparing between top 3-15 schools, it's mostly about personal preference anyway. I think alot of us have been in the zero admit club before(and we know how it feels getting dinged by all the schools you applied to) so its unfair to say asking for a opinion in anyway signifies "rubbing it in". I think he/she is just trying to gather the combined knowledge of other forum members, which I don't feel is wrong.Also, after all each of us are going to invest a massive$250K(including opportunity costs and personal sacrifices). Its imperative we ensure we invest all that \$ in the right school.
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30 Jan 2013, 09:33
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suecone8 wrote:
NYCFinanceGuy wrote:
Did most other applicants receive a response to the "Thank You" email/letter sent to your interviewer after the interview?

I often tend to read way too far into these little things which likely hold very little meaning but was just curious.

I know it's proper to send a thank you note after an interview, but do you think it really matters in these cases, since they interview so many and probably get deluged with notes? I plan to email my interviewer, but I was surprised to see that others of you are also emailing the admissions people and others. Just curious if people are doing it to be better safe than sorry, or if anyone knows that it definitely matters.

I would recommend not fretting and fawning too much over the content of the thank you note. It is common courtesy to send one, and common sense to keep it short. The easiest way to look at it is by putting yourself in your interviewer's shoes. Would you really care that much whether an applicant you interviewed sent you a thank you note or not? Personally, I know I wouldn't. During the course of the interview, I would have made my mind up about her/him as a potential student of my school, and would have sent my report soon after as well. The applicant's thank you note would not cause me to change my decision about her/him.
Moral of the story - Send one in, if only to calm yourself, but keep it as short and to-the-point as possible. DO NOT use it as an opportunity to further your candidacy and add some more points about how awesome you are. It may be true, but at that point, it doesn't matter.

Hope this helps

Cheers,
MBAWanderlust
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06 Feb 2013, 11:01
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Just wanted to give a quick shout-out to the November Round folks. Good luck sleeping tonight!
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08 Feb 2013, 09:31
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I'm in!!! I got the call about an hour ago on my way to the gym. I'm so happy right now!

Good luck to everyone waiting. The lady I spoke to said that I was her second call today.

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14 Mar 2013, 11:44
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433349100 wrote:
svaughn2020 wrote:
Hey everyone, just wanted to let everyone know that I just got the call informing me of my acceptance. I've been pretty quiet on here, but reading everyone else's postings has been essential to keeping my sanity. I hope everyone else receives good news today or tomorrow and I look forward to seeing you in Hanover.

Congrats! Where are you based?

I'm located in Chicago and the call came from a 603 area code, as expected.
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14 Mar 2013, 12:57
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got the call about an hour ago with scholarship info. was too surprised to ask about other calls. good luck
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14 Mar 2013, 13:32
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I sincerely hope the silence in this forum means they are leaving 90% of the calls to be made tomorrow... Going out of my mind here!

Posted from my mobile device
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14 Mar 2013, 15:48
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Hi!

I got the call from Tuck this afternoon! VERY excited!
I'm an international applicant in Latin America.

What a day: I was admitted at Tuck and UCLA in the same day! One of the happiest days in my life!

I'm crossing my fingers for you guys! I've been a silent reader of this forum, and you really helped me deal the anxious feeling of waiting admissions decisions.
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14 Mar 2013, 20:38
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same here, Im from Latin America and got the call today at noon. good luck for all you guys.
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16 Mar 2013, 14:42
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29 Apr 2013, 04:36
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So, how many of you admitted fellows forgot to pay your deposits last friday? =)
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03 May 2013, 10:22
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just got the call - off the waitlist!!
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26 Jun 2012, 16:07
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faro wrote:

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth - Class of 2015 (Matriculating 2013)

I'm a Class of 2014 admit, happy to help/answer any questions new applicants have. Feel free to PM or post here.

Cheers and good luck!

Thank you Faro! I am a Class of 2013 Tuckie and also ready to help with any questions you may have. Please feel free to PM me.
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28 Jun 2012, 11:09
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I'm also an incoming T'14, obviously can't say much about life at Tuck but happy to help out w/ the app process. Good luck!
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04 Jul 2012, 01:48
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chintamani wrote:
For an international applicant such as me, visiting campus might be logistically as well as economically unfeasible. At the same time, Tuck lays a lot of emphasis on campus visits even for international applicants.
Anyone who can comment on how much of a drawback the inability to visit can be in an application?

Hi Chintamani,

I was also an international applicant to Tuck last year (and now part of the class of 2014). I did not visit campus before applying. From what I gathered from my conversations with Tuck students and adcom, while they do put a lot of emphasis on campus visits, even for international applicants, the adcom understands that for some applicants it can be very difficult. So the drawback for someone from Canada not visiting might be greater than for someone from Thailand for example.

I am in Asia myself and did not visit campus or interview before submitting my application, but eventually they invited me to interview and gave the option for a Skype interview. So if you are very far away, don't worry too much the drawbacks of not visiting in person.

Hope this helps.
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17 Jul 2012, 12:22
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Reapplicant, back for EA!

Cheers,
WanderLust

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